We all know that a mouse pad is a square flat fabric or plastic device that provides better traction for an optical-mechanical mouse and a simpler surface for an optical mouse. For most situations, using a mouse pad can quickly move the mouse pointer faster and more smoothly. Here in this post, you’ll learn how to make a DIY mouse pad.
You should know that there are several advantages to using a mouse pad. The mousepad’s arrival brought three major benefits: increased speed, enhanced precision, and user comfort.
Continuous hand and mouse stroking motions did not harm or tear the tabletop or table surface, which was an added bonus. Another advantage was that the accumulation of junk under the mouse was decreased, resulting in less jitter of the pointer on display. There’s a lot more. So, without further ado, read this article.
Having a DIY mouse pad is a great idea, especially because you can design it as per your taste. So, just gather these supplies and get ready with the procedure.
- Foam sheet
- Green cloth
Steps To Make A DIY Mouse Pad
To make a DIY mouse pad, read the steps carefully.
Step 1: Cut a piece of foam sheet. You must cut a square shape.
Use a foam sheet
Step 2: Round the edges with the help of scissors. It should look like something shown in the image.
Round the edges
Step 3: With the help of sandpaper, make a deep lining like shown in the image.
Step 4: Now, by using glue, paste the green cloth on the foam sheet.
Paste the cloth
Step 5: Remove the excess part with the help of scissors.
Remove the excess part
Step 6: You can use a thread and decorate the borders easily.
Step 7: The stitches should look like this.
Step 8: Attach a rubber sheet on the back so that your pad won’t move much.
Attach rubber pieces
Step 9: And here’s your awesome DIY mouse pad.
DIY Mouse Pad
While making this mouse pad keep in mind these things:
- Carefully use the glue, or it’ll be all ruined.
- Attach a small part of rubber only at the backside.
Now that you know the steps, read this post and learn how to make a DIY mouse pad. It’s easy to buy, but it’s even easier to make it yourself in 10-25 minutes. So, why not give it a try. Just gather these basic materials and make a plain mouse pad for your computer table.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.