If you use interviews for your research, you are familiar with transcription. Transcription is basically typing what has been said. There are several softwares on the market that help you with that work. If you are good in 10-finger-writing, you do not want to use your hand to move to the mouse. The solution: use your feet with a pedal. Pedals for transcription are costly, but they save you a lot of time. In this post I suggest a way to build a pedal to save money.