How To Make A DIY Mouse Pad

by | Mar 10, 2022 | DIY, Life Hacks

Introduction

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.

Supplies

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.

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Sandpaper
  • Needle

Materials

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

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

Round the edges

Step 3: With the help of sandpaper, make a deep lining like shown in the image.

Use Sandpaper

Use Sandpaper

Step 4: Now, by using glue, paste the green cloth on the foam sheet.

Paste the cloth

Paste the cloth

Step 5: Remove the excess part with the help of scissors.

Remove the excess part

Remove the excess part

Step 6: You can use a thread and decorate the borders easily.

Decorate it

Decorate it

Step 7: The stitches should look like this.

Yellow border

Yellow border

Step 8: Attach a rubber sheet on the back so that your pad won’t move much.

Attach rubber pieces

Attach rubber pieces

Step 9: And here’s your awesome DIY mouse pad.

Mouse pad

DIY Mouse Pad

Recommendations

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.

 

 

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