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Cocot46

The cocot46 is a homebrew keyboard with an integrated trackball and rotary encoder.

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Glove80

The Glove80 by MoErgo is the end result of hundreds of ergonomic A/B testing experiments.

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Google's mechanical keyboard cup

An open-source mechanical keyboard cup by Google.

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Recreating the 1x2 LEGO keyboard

Introducing the 1x2: bringing a 25 year old keyboard sin back from the grave and on to your desk! Committed by jonathansouter.

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IBM Selectric teardown poster

Looking at this IBM Selectric teardown I'm glad we build mechanical keyboards and not typewriters.

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Grabbity Gloves

Introducing the Grabbity Gloves by loopsbellart.

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Laptop replacement keyboard

A tented laptop replacement keyboard by kevinfrei.

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FoldKB split ortho using standard keyset

The FoldKB by friglesnart and bakingpy is a split ortho using standard keyset.

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Zaphod in the acrylic plate case

Zaphod by petejohanson in the acrylic plate case.

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KMO - an input pass-through and macropad

Meet KMO by sango_gg, a companion for your keyboard that acts as an input pass-through and macropad.

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Cherry's Lily58

A layered rainbow unicorn-pony barf designed by cherryvellia and obosob.

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Am Hatsu

Am Hatsu with prototype pics.

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Motorized typing angle adjustment

The M-One from Besides Studios uses lifting motors to adjust typing angle.

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lulu

Introducing lulu - a design by boardsource_xyz based on the Lily58.

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Deskmat sized board

Fellow builder factoryofidols saw those deskmats the size of your keyboard and got inspired.

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Atlantis 9e

Atlantis 9e is a macropad with nine rotary encoders. Posted by Solartempest.

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Jesmonite

Results of an experiment with some new materials - posted by xWaSx.

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Ortholinear with training wheels

Ortholinear with standard keycap set by mister_bouch.

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Terminator switches

Terminator switches posted by switchesmx.

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That click

Here is a tip from riskable if you want to make some noise.

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Plinky, a PCB-synth

Plinky is an 8-voice polyphonic touch synthesiser that specialises in melancholic sounds.

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Copper case with patina

Copper patina done by -MarvFPV-.

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OLED fidget clicker/counter

Digital mechanical OLED fidget clicker/counter by kryptonuclei.

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Kinesis Advantage 360

Kinesis announces Advantage 360. Posted by nuanceinize.

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Rollow: with thumb encoders

The Rollow is a split keyboard by ArtofZenKeys with dedicated thumb encoders.

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