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Offline gen.s

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Hey guys do u remember the guy who posted here by using Chinese?
Now I am back!
This time I use English because I have hired a translator. I think this will help u guys know more about us!
First I will show u my designed Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares).
This thing was born by my an accidentally trying. Unconsciously, I found it just like a shining gem!
So I think I should create a series of keycaps in the theme of jewel. Of course I came through lots of failure. However I tried my best to make it better again and again. Also thanks to my friends` advice, this little thing is perfect now.

I used CNC(Computer numerical control) cutting the prototype. Then I made copies of resin model by silica gel. After this, every keycaps were cut into random shape and I used abrasive paper to polish the surface for five to seven times. At last I sprayed gloss varnish. In this way I had finished a gem keycap.
























I also designed some new stuffs!
I love Daft Punk very much and this is Daft Punk theme cartoon keycaps.






If u like my handicraft, please contact me by e-mail

Gen: gen.s.c.c@gmail.com

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« Last Edit: Fri, 07 August 2015, 23:36:29 by gen.s »

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 03:58:47 »
Great looking keycap :)
I'll be watching you future design
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 04:06:06 »
That Toa Hao Miami set is really rancid.

Those gem caps look mostly like trans blanks, maybe it's just bad photography?

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 07:31:45 »
They look great! Would definitely be interested in picking some up (if your selling).

Also, <3 Daft Punk.

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 07:33:50 »
These keycaps looks great!

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 07:52:09 »
I love your avatar image

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« Reply #6 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 07:57:06 »
They look nice especially the clear ones, what about adding glitter to the clear ones to make them all sparkly suck as adding it when you cast that would be awesome then it has a little extra a glint to the gem :3
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:09:08 »
Great looking keycap :)
I'll be watching you future design
THX :) :)

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:10:23 »
They look great! Would definitely be interested in picking some up (if your selling).

Also, <3 Daft Punk.
i want to sell it to America but have no method. Any method to start a group buy on GH? BTW, I love your avatar image. :)

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:22:02 »
That Toa Hao Miami set is really rancid.

Those gem caps look mostly like trans blanks, maybe it's just bad photography?
i can't understand what is trans blanks

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:24:27 »
They look nice especially the clear ones, what about adding glitter to the clear ones to make them all sparkly suck as adding it when you cast that would be awesome then it has a little extra a glint to the gem :3
i will make this special one for u

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:26:46 »
That Toa Hao Miami set is really rancid.

Those gem caps look mostly like trans blanks, maybe it's just bad photography?


It looks like they are trans blanks with faceting on the top, I guess it's easier to show pictures than to explain it:
http://www.pbase.com/bkbowden/jh4


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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:41:24 »
That Toa Hao Miami set is really rancid.

Those gem caps look mostly like trans blanks, maybe it's just bad photography?


It looks like they are trans blanks with faceting on the top, I guess it's easier to show pictures than to explain it:
http://www.pbase.com/bkbowden/jh4
this looks gorgeous. i can learn something from it,THX

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:47:21 »
That Toa Hao Miami set is really rancid.

Those gem caps look mostly like trans blanks, maybe it's just bad photography?


It looks like they are trans blanks with faceting on the top, I guess it's easier to show pictures than to explain it:
http://www.pbase.com/bkbowden/jh4

yeeah I know that, but I mean the faceting is difficult to see in the pictures

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 08:53:11 »
That Toa Hao Miami set is really rancid.

Those gem caps look mostly like trans blanks, maybe it's just bad photography?


It looks like they are trans blanks with faceting on the top, I guess it's easier to show pictures than to explain it:
http://www.pbase.com/bkbowden/jh4

yeeah I know that, but I mean the faceting is difficult to see in the pictures
it's just bad photography ^_^

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 09:12:13 »
They look nice especially the clear ones, what about adding glitter to the clear ones to make them all sparkly suck as adding it when you cast that would be awesome then it has a little extra a glint to the gem :3
i will make this special one for u
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 11:29:19 »
Pretty cool stuff man :thumb:
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« Reply #17 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 12:01:12 »
Hard Candy. I like that :D
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #18 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 12:13:24 »
really nice, like the metal one. BTW, the poker case looks really nice.  :thumb:

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« Reply #19 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 13:19:44 »
These are really cool.

Can you do a gold plastic one?
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 13:29:08 »
I am interested!

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« Reply #21 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 14:30:46 »
Goodbye wallet, it's been nice;
hope you find your paradise.
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« Reply #22 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 14:35:40 »
 :-* those Daft Punk caps !!!

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« Reply #23 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 14:39:11 »
Oh, my gosh, oh, my gosh, oh my gosh...

Somehow I missed the DP caps on my first scroll-through. Daft Punk has been my favorite musicians since 1995. I would LOVE for those caps to come into existence.

I--NEED--THEM.

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« Reply #24 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 14:50:31 »
gen.s, it looks like this would fit better in the Artisan forum (where people sell caps and other handmade items).  Would you like me to move it there?  The other option would be the Vendor forum, which is intended for businesses to sell their products.  Feel free to shoot me a PM or respond here.  :thumb:

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« Reply #25 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 14:52:27 »
I love them, especially the black and the purple one! If you're seling them or doing a GB I'd be in.

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« Reply #26 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 15:54:21 »
As a Ruby developer, I absolutely need one of these!

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« Reply #27 on: Wed, 05 August 2015, 19:08:28 »
I think I'm interested in all of these :)

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #28 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 08:53:05 »
They look nice especially the clear ones, what about adding glitter to the clear ones to make them all sparkly suck as adding it when you cast that would be awesome then it has a little extra a glint to the gem :3
i will make this special one for u

Please make more than one with glitter........  please
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #29 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 08:57:13 »
I think I'm interested in all of these :)
THX

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #31 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 09:00:33 »
I love them, especially the black and the purple one! If you're seling them or doing a GB I'd be in.
I love purple 2

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« Reply #33 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 09:07:33 »
Please stop spamming to increase your post count.  I will be removing the spam posts and sending you a PM. :thumb:

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« Reply #34 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 09:12:51 »
They look nice especially the clear ones, what about adding glitter to the clear ones to make them all sparkly suck as adding it when you cast that would be awesome then it has a little extra a glint to the gem :3
i will make this special one for u

Please make more than one with glitter........  please
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« Reply #35 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 09:31:15 »
Please stop spamming to increase your post count.  I will be removing the spam posts and sending you a PM. :thumb:
sorry,I'll never do this again. Thx for your attentions

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« Reply #36 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 23:25:52 »
I would buy the green ones in a sec
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« Reply #37 on: Thu, 06 August 2015, 23:57:49 »
very pretty! reminds me of the Fender jewel:


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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #38 on: Fri, 07 August 2015, 04:24:05 »
Why has no one asked what board that is????

What board is that????
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #39 on: Fri, 07 August 2015, 15:18:03 »
Nice keycaps! Do you sell them?

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« Reply #40 on: Fri, 07 August 2015, 23:43:41 »
Nice keycaps! Do you sell them?

yes I am preparing for a group buy .Please wait for some time

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« Reply #41 on: Fri, 07 August 2015, 23:47:52 »
Why has no one asked what board that is????

What board is that????

The  keyboard is made of  carbon fiber

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« Reply #42 on: Fri, 07 August 2015, 23:54:57 »
I would buy the green ones in a sec
You may can buy the one  a few days later .Please pay attention to the group buy i will hold

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« Reply #43 on: Fri, 07 August 2015, 23:58:10 »
I would buy the green ones in a sec
You may can buy the one  a few days later .Please pay attention to the group buy i will hold
Thanks, I will for sure be waiting
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« Reply #44 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 01:00:01 »
Why has no one asked what board that is????

What board is that????

The  keyboard is made of  carbon fiber
Well I see that but do you have a build log or something? That things looks awesome! What PCB does it use? What switches does it have? Where did you get it? Did you build it yourself?
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« Reply #45 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 05:26:54 »
Why has no one asked what board that is????

What board is that????

The  keyboard is made of  carbon fiber
Well I see that but do you have a build log or something? That things looks awesome! What PCB does it use? What switches does it have? Where did you get it? Did you build it yourself?
The PCB is GH60 bluetooth .cheery switches,All the things are build by myself .

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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #46 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 06:36:19 »
I like the Gem caps a lot.

The Daft Punk caps are more of my style though. I may pick up 1-2 gem caps, but when you make the daft punk caps I will try to get those for sure

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« Reply #47 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 06:38:53 »
Why has no one asked what board that is????

What board is that????

We were all distracted by the shiny things :p
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Re: Gem Keycaps! (My fellow would rather call it Hard Candy, who cares)
« Reply #48 on: Mon, 10 August 2015, 15:42:14 »
These look great!  :thumb: Definitely would buy some since I love translucent artisans

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« Reply #49 on: Mon, 10 August 2015, 19:55:02 »
They all look great, but that Daft Punk cap is amazing! If you sell, let me know!
     

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