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I am considering making my own mouse pad, what would be the best material to use?
 

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a mouse pad.
 

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:laugh:^
Find a old scanner, peel off the spongy top:)
use that...
 

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#5
copper would be awesome if you could pull it off

or copper with a nickel or aluminum inlay, sort of like This but in mouse pad format :rockout:
 

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3~5mm Acrylic with one side sanded
 

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And silicon?
 

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What?...the ones you find it tubes or the actual element?
 

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The trick is finding a surface that tracks well. I would experiment a bit and find a surface that tracks well on your mice. Then cut it into w/e shape you like and cover the bottom with something that will add a bit of friction so it wont slide.
 
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Try depleted uranium. Its good for the skin too.
 

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:wtf:
It'll give you cancer
 

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A block of wood.
 
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a perfectly flat sheet of glass :)


hehehehe
 
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Teflon from a non-stick frying pan
 

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I know you're talking about making your own, but I'm totally hooked on C4.

http://www.cshyde.com/c4web/home.htm

I bought the sheet & applied it to my desk, but you could attach it to your base of choice.
 

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:wtf:
I wouldn't do that to my mom's pan! she'll kill me
 

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Tear off a piece of cardboard and decorate it.:):laugh:
 

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ooh, get another desk. then you can have a desk on your desk, and use that as a mousepad.
 

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I made my own mousepad. Get a piece of aluminum from Home Depot or something. Coat the aluminum in Teflon spray. It costs about $5, and is the best mousepad you have ever used. Also don't forget rubber feet.
 

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So can i not use silicon? You know just make a mould and then fill it with silicon?
 
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A hot chick's stomach.
 

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So can i not use silicon? You know just make a mould and then fill it with silicon?
If your not gonna coat it, the it would be too grippy for the mouse to move.