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Cut Slope

Quirk shared the design files of his Cut Slope, an orthoish unibody split with splayed outer column.
Published August 23, 2023
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The Cut Slope by Jason Hazel aka quirk is a nice monoblock split with orthoish halves at a comfortable fixed angle, but with the outer columns splayed – we don't see something like this very often. Oh, and there's also a big-ass display in the middle.

A couple months ago I designed my first integrated RP2040 board – Cut Slope. I posted pictures on lemmy during the subreddit hiatus, so some of you may have seen it already. Since r/emk is back, I'm celebrating by releasing the source code – quirk.


  • 36 keys (6x3+3), Choc-spaced, hotswap
  • Ortho-ish with dropped/splayed pinkies and fanned thumbs
  • Integrated RP2040.
  • Big-ass full color 240x320 screen support
  • QMK / ZMK (wired only, no display)


I've also got a few of the prototypes left for purchase if you're interested in picking up one without getting a bunch fabricated – quirk.

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Published on Wed 23rd Aug 2023. Featured in KBD #202308 (source).


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