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^ Very cool. I'm using it right now. Now, please don't forget to post some pics of headphone stand. I might have another order for you.
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Those look very nice Erik, keep up the good work. The keyboard used in the review happens to be the one I am using now, my favorite. There should be a fair demand for these because people prefer all kinds of wrist rests. There are choices out there, but a lot of them are of low quality and few if any are wood. Good luck!
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Those look very nice Erik, keep up the good work. The keyboard used in the review happens to be the one I am using now, my favorite. There should be a fair demand for these because people prefer all kinds of wrist rests. There are choices out there, but a lot of them are of low quality and few if any are wood. Good luck!
Thanks. My rests are pretty high quality IMO. But selling is not so easy since I really have to charge enough to make it worthwhile to put all the work in. Those who do buy one should be quite pleased with the wrist rest. And they all will fit the Leopold, and Filco's, and most TKL KB's
    
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Thanks a lot Eric Barney for taking the time to help the community by making premium wrist rests at a low cost. I'm excited to receive mine =]
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Wow, I'm loving the "Walnut with ebony trim" one. Would compliment my Razer Blackwidow very much.
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Thanks a lot Eric Barney for taking the time to help the community by making premium wrist rests at a low cost. I'm excited to receive mine =]
I don't know about the 'low cost' part. But I do believe the quality more than makes up for that. I just spent a couple of hours sanding, and applying more finish to the wrests. Making them nice and smooooth.......
    
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I got my wrist rest! It smells so fresh (doesn't smell that great but it'll take time). I really like it. Somehow, I typed more confidently with it that I increased from 120 wpm to 125 wpm. Very interesting. Maybe it actually helps? Not so sure haha. +rep to Eric Barney
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What kind of finish do you use and how many coats do you put on? My hands are always sweaty when I type/game so a wood wrist wrest would probably be bad news unless it has a lot of coats of quality finish.
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I got my wrist rest! It smells so fresh (doesn't smell that great but it'll take time). I really like it. Somehow, I typed more confidently with it that I increased from 120 wpm to 125 wpm. Very interesting. Maybe it actually helps? Not so sure haha. +rep to Eric Barney
Would love to see pics if you have any...
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What kind of finish do you use and how many coats do you put on? My hands are always sweaty when I type/game so a wood wrist wrest would probably be bad news unless it has a lot of coats of quality finish.
They are finished with Waterlux wood finish. It is a very durable oil/varnish type finish. I apply coats, then sand to fill the grain in the wood. Once smooth, I then polish and wax with paste wax. Waterlux really makes wood look good. It does not 'kill' the wood's natural colors like synthetic urethane finishes do.

Your sweaty hands won't cause any problems. A quick wipe with a damp cloth will keep it clean....
    
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