Who would have thought that the words would be one of the hardest part?
This is the aluminum fresh from the waterjet company. Looks amazing!
Now to drill and tap around 500 holes, then attach the buttons to each sprung bolt and wire them up, and create the LED boards and wire them up. I was thinking this would be something like 2000 solder points, but I think it's more like 2500. I'll make sure to count.