How to give your MacBook stunning Wood Keys with RAWBKNY!

Ever wish you could have luxurious rosewood or beautiful bamboo keys on your MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Apple keyboard? Well, with the Wood Keyboard by RAWBKNY, you can! Hand cut and finished in Brooklyn, NY, they backed by 3M adhesive so they're easy-on, easy-off. And best of all, your backlight will still shine through!

Check out the video above to see the different versions and the installation procedure. I think they look great and I'm keeping them on my beloved MacBook Air. But I want to know — what do you think?

Georgia

Senior Editor at iMore and a practicing therapist specializing in stress and anxiety. She speaks everywhere from conferences to corporations, hosts the ZEN & TECH podcast, and should be followed on Twitter @Georgia_Prime.

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Rene Ritchie says:

Okay, 1) I love those wood keys. 2) I love the Lego Batman minifigure shirt.

Almost too much awesome in one video.

Stevenmonika says:

Hey Rene, or Georgia Have you used these very long yet? Some overlays can scuff or otherwise mar a screen this way. I like the look of these a lot, but wonder if they might touch the screen on my MacBook Pro when the lid is closed?

Georgia says:

I have been using the keys for two weeks and they are very soft. I also worried that they would touch the screen and cause a problem when the Mac is closed but it works perfectly.

I have no scratches or marks on the screen either.

Stevenmonika says:

Thanks for responding, Georgia - and for testing it for us.

Agent-P says:

If these had been around back when I had my iPhone 4S I would've jumped on these immediately because I ended up replacing the shattered back panel on my 4S with one of those wooden ones.

Alberto Espinal1 says:

Okay, 1) You are so sexy, 2) Yes i would go out with you, 3) Yes they would look good on my Mac, LOL.

NYRbeezer says:

They give "A" Antique look? Someone didn't pass their English classes in college.

Georgia says:

I would have assumed the svelte statement would have given more pause than me saying a instead of an but hey, thanks for watching the video.

krnzone says:

THIS WILL DEFINITELY DAMAGE THE SCREEN IN LONG RUN, APPLE ADVISES NOT TO USE EVEN THE SOFTER SILICON COVER OVER KEYBOARD CUZ THEY ARE mm to mm precise laser cuts.

Rene Ritchie says:

Apple sells keyboard overlays: http://store.apple.com/us/product/HD317VC/A/marblue-keyboard-protector-for-macbook?fnode=56

mlangner001 says:

Just received my and I have to say, that I am not happy about this at all: the wood has a bleached look, the sticker are very hard to fit exactly over the lettering, taking off and re-applying essentially breaks the wood... This was a complete waste of $45... And to top it off: ALL SALES ARE FINAL.... Guys: this should not have been a recommendation

TLWilson says:

Careful. I placed an order and paid 9 months ago. They still haven't finished my order. Mike Victorovich certainly makes a beautiful product. But am I ever going to see the rest of the stuff I paid for? Doesn't look like it.

Hellpop says:

Ordered this product and shipping was loooong. It looks great in daylight, but any low-light scenario makes the keys difficult to read. Also, removing them will bust out your buttons. No screen damage as of yet, but even a mircrofiber protection across the keyboard will not allow your macbook to close properly. Looks cool, but not as seamless as advertised or reviewed.