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Yet another keycap puller, this time in OpenSCAD. Use this to remove 18mm Cherry style keycaps without damaging the stem or stabilizers. You don't want to break your fancy keyboard while removing Hot Pocket and Cheetos crumbs, do you?
Use the included STL or generate your own from the SCAD. The STL assumes 18mm width and depth for the caps, and 2mm clearance to shove the grabber tines through the gaps between the keys. The 1mm lip of the grabber portion may be a little too wide, making it difficult or impossible to insert between the keys. The edge can be easily trimmed to size with a knife, or the SCAD parameter "catch_thickness" adjusted down until it barely fits.
.scad also has an optional fillet to give some more strength to the tines, and optional text wrap (requires module write.scad).
Parametric keycap puller by p9k is licensed under the Attribution - Non-Commercial - Share Alike license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure p9k would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!