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Hello,

The edges on my new folding table are sharp. By sharp, I mean, they pinch sort of when you put your hands over them to type on the keyboard. How can I cover the edges so that they are soft and don't pinch and leave lines on your hand?

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Hi and thank you very much for your question.  A better suggestion than covering the edges:  a wrist rest.  Not only will you not mark your furniture by not sticking something to it, but depending on what type you get (there are ones in keyboard-length and ones for use with a mouse, as you'll see...there are even some which have two wrist pads on one larger pad), it can probably be easily taken with you if you're using a laptop.

Read this page from The US Department of Labor on wrist rests:
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/components_wrist_rests.html

Go to Google and look for "wrist rest for typing."  There are all kinds.  The first one I see on the page is the Belkin F8E263-SLV WaveRest Series Gel Wrist Rest, and it costs less than $8.00 at Wal-Mart.  Look here at one an example of one for use with a mouse:

http://www.imakproducts.com/product.php?c=Computer+Comfort&s=16

Please note that I do not endorse these products as I use neither of them; they are provided for your reference in order to illustrate the Answer to your Question.  Again, there are many, many kinds of wrist rests.  I think your best bet is to just go to a local retailer and actually try the things out to see which one best fits your needs.

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