I've been needing a keyboard rest recently and living in Taiwan, as I do, I was surprised to find that none of the local shops sold one (only the small mouse type) and being impatient I stomped my feet and said "I want I want I want" and instead of waiting 2-3 long days for a delivery, I thought I'd make my own.
There is another website with instructions on how to make one if you sew and whilst I may be a reasonably modern man ( changing nappies, doing laundry etc) I have neither the time nor inclination to spend more than 5 minutes on this project.
So in my nearest shop that sells everything I found the following items:
1 x pair of ladies calf length socks (white)
1 x 1kg box of assorted grains. You can use anything you like but these were on special.
Cost: NT$140 or US$4.80(ish) for 2 (yes 2) wrist rests (the other will be used at home.
I already had a plastic bag in the office .
Here's how easy it is:
- Turn the sock inside out
- Hold the sealed end of the bag at the toe of the sock and with your hand inside the sock (gripping the bag) turn the sock out again.
- Fill bagged sock with grain.
- Tie bag and tie sock.
It's as easy as that and this blog took longer to write than they took to make.