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8GB USB Cufflinks - Paduak

Cufflink Dimensions:
16mm x 23mm x 9mm

In this particular design I have created two unique cufflinks, both of which feature a 8GB usb drive concealed inside (Totaling 16GB of storage). This not only removes the need to separately carry a usb key to the office, but also enables you to have one for work and one for personal use.

The item has been made by hand from the ground up. I have used an 8GB flash drive in each cufflink, housed in a hand carved, Paduak chassis with around 30individual parts. It features a blue activity LED framed by a metal ring that shows through the lid of the key when working. The back is veneered in walnut with sterling silver cufflink findings.

All the watch parts have come from damaged or irreparable pocket & wrist watches (between 10 & 30 years old) that have been hand disassembled and then combined to create a true, miniature work of art.

Here is a link to my first pair that got featured on engadget:

Please note I will only be making a limited number in this type of wood.

If you like my work, why not follow me on FaceBook at this [link]

This pair have sold however other items are available in my etsy shop [link]
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Canon EOS 20D
Shutter Speed
1/125 second
Focal Length
105 mm
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Date Taken
Nov 29, 2012, 12:21:55 PM
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Charlene-Art's avatar
Oh my god, these are awesome. I love the idea :D
Mollinda's avatar
This has been featured here [link] :peace:
fixinman's avatar
Fantastic work.
PirateLotus-Stock's avatar
These are the coolest things ^.^ I featured them here: [link]
oasiaris's avatar
This is pretty awesome. Think about what it would look like if you were to suddenly pick a USB out of your cufflink.
QEAN's avatar
Very nice! I wish I wore shirts that required cufflinks lol
absolutely awesome
Tomadolfs's avatar
Nice You should make a steampunk zippo :)
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Samarai's avatar
Needs more cogs and gears...

I'm kidding, of course. Geeze, dude, how did you cram all that into such a small space?
back2root's avatar
A magnifying glass and tweezers :D
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