Keyboard Modification

Sometimes you need dedicated navigation keys and a numeric keypad. Other times you’d prefer a more compact layout that places the mouse and letter keys closer to the center of your posture. Having struggled with this myself, I thought I’d write a quick tutorial that shows my method for dealing with this problem.


  • Apple Extended Keyboard
  • Scissors

Step 1: Trim

Step 2: Enjoy

I’ll follow up soon with another guide for shrinking the arrow keys down and attaching them to the new, smaller keyboard