Turn a Dead Keyboard Into The World's Hardest Brain Teaser

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About a year ago I spilled coffee on my keyboard and fried it. It's been in my closet ever since because I just know there's got to be something I can do with it besides sending it off to be recycled. Now...there is. Want a seriously difficult brain game wrapped in the guise of a DIY project upcycling computer pieces? Instructable user Overlord5 has come up with the perfect project. It combines Sudoku with a Rubik's Cube to create a hard core brain game, and it uses the keys from two broken keyboards. This is a great project for upcycling a game that might be a bit tired by now. Or too frustrating to continue trying to solve, so you're ready to move on to a new challenge. You could simply put new stickers with numbers sharpie-d on to them onto your old Rubik's cube, but you'd miss out on the opportunity to repurpose some plastic before a fried keyboard goes to the electronics recycler. Now I just have to wait for someone else to spill coffee on their keyboard and fry it so I can break these apart...

Oh and a quick note, rather than using epoxy, I recommend something greener, like eco-glue.

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Tags: Gadgets | Recycling | Upcycling


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