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Cosimini designed and shared the Cambkb, a split keyboard with RJ-9 connectors and exposed diode array.


Sneftel shared the SOWGull, a split version of his original Gull keyboard.


Zac Morhous' Allium58CAD has a custom magnetic case snapping to a SpaceMouse.

Akko MU01 Mountain Seclusion review

In this review I write about yet another Akko masterpiece: the MU01 Mountain Seclusion, a 65% wireless keyboard in a gorgeous walnut case.

WeirdFlexButOk keyboard

Penk Chen's unibody ergo WeirdFlexButOk PCB has kerf bending cuts for tenting.


Ally Parker's Corneroll is another Corne variant, this time: wireless, choc, hotswap – with roller encoders.

IBM Mmm Ortho

Mod Mmm ortho PCB by Ming-Gih Lam – turn your IBM Model M into a hotswap MX ortho keyboard.

Behind the scenes #166

Keyboard projects, quick news, in the mailbox, meetups, new vendors and discount codes!

Ergohaven K:03 review

I tested Ergohaven's K:03, a 60% true split, the latest member in the ever growing family of keyboard models offered by the team.


A reversible split PCB by Dmitry Belousov: Dedekind.


An all-ISO Enter board, anyone? Of course it exists: OmegaISO with 94 ISO Enter keycaps.


Alejandro Cámara published his Winsplit, a true split compatible with normal keysets.

Kada 0110

Emil shared Kada 0110, a 3D case inspired by the Apple M0110 and Apple II.

Leveret v2 & lever keycaps

Leveret is a wireless split keyboard by dohn-joh, featuring thumb clusters with custom lever keycaps.

Osprey remix

Vladimir Glushkov released his remix of the Osprey – with a daughterboard instead of on-board MCU.

Pimple Smile

Protieusz keeps updating keyboard models with trackballs. His latest project is the Pimple Smile.

Kemove K87 & K87SE 1980 review

I tested the Kemove K87 1980, a fully built three-mode wireless hotswap mechanical TKL keyboard, and its $28(!) budget companion, the K87SE.

Behind the scenes #165

Keyboard projects, quick news, in the mailbox, meetups, new vendors and discount codes!

Kipra keyboard

Peter Lyons shared his kipra, an open-source split keyboard – kinda pragmatic.


Squalius-cephalus shared the split Silakka44 with reversible hotswap PCB.


A nice monoblock split by tschibo00: Tokeyo.

Recreating keycaps for the AlphaSmart Neo

A father and son team designed replacement keycaps for the AlphaSmart Neo, bringing an old keyboard back to life with some low-cost modern tech.

Akko MOD 007 V3 HE Year of the Dragon review

This is a review of Akko's gorgeous MOD 007 V3 HE Year of the Dragon board, a "limited series" Hall-effect work of art.


Evgenii Vilkov shared a new 40-key variant of his Stront: Stront40 with more keys and more modules.


A monoblock split keyboard with orthoish halves: Buran by ScatteredDrifter.


Nova is a Buran variant/mod by Protieusz: an orthoish monoblock split with trackball, on-board RP2040 and roller encoder.

Behind the scenes #164

Keyboard projects, quick news, in the mailbox, meetups, new vendors and discount codes!

Mikefive, a Kailh PG1316S keyboard

Mike Hölscher aka dynam1keNL presents you the unibody split mikefive, this work-in-progress super-thin keyboard built around Kailh's PG1316S notebook switches.

Seagull macropad

Kea Workshop's Claude published his Seagull macropad - with MX/Choc support and exposed diodes.

BLE Morse keyboard

Mikey Sklar shared a wireless one-handed keyboard with Morse code as input method.