If you’ve always fancied creating a Steampunk gadget or device but lack the skill or time to finish the job. Then this DIY Steampunk keyboard from Datamancer can definitely help you get started and if you cant even wait to make your own fully finished keyboards are available to purchase for $1200.
Each frame comes with 2 drilled sides, two feet in your choice of the “swoop” foot or the triangle (pictured above, left and right), top and bottom rods (aluminum has square rods and brass has round rods), connecting hardware, and a backing plate (brass frame has wood plate, not pictured but included. Aluminum frame has metal plate with black-painted bottom). The working area inside the metal measures about 7″ x 17″ so these frames are made to fit a small, modern keyboard (either mechanical-switch or membrane)
The current price of the finished frames is $400 for polished brass and $300 for the aluminum or unfinished, raw metal frames is $250 for brass and $150 for aluminum. Datamancer Keyboard Kits
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