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Horizon - an open-source ortho

Horizon by skarrmann, this low profile PCB-encased keyboard, comes with all the necessary source files.

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Patrick: a 44 key unsplit

A 44 key unsplit keyboard by ak66666, combining the Crocodox halves into one.

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Sweep keyboards

Sweep is a family of Ferris-derivatives featuring daughterboards instead of onboard controllers.

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Motorola MDT9100 conversion

This Motorola MDT9100, converted by Trammell Hudson, comes with an informative blog post.

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Wireless Atreus Choc

An open-source Atreus choc board by LevitatingPineapple with Nice!Nano controller.

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Heavily modified GiGi

A row less traveled with Anodynousaur's heavily modified GiGi derivative.

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Lunakey project

The Lunakey project includes two open-source split keyboards and a macropad published by Yoichiro Tanaka.

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3w6

The 3w6 by weteor is a low-profile split keyboard with 36 keys.

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The Twelvekey macropad

A nice open-source 3D printed macropad by _vastrox_ with PCB and case files.

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Pinci the keyboard

An ultra low profile 34-key build by sproutless with RP2040 and Rust firmware.

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Hermit

A split keyboard by @orihikarna with some interesting details.

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The Midge

This is what was left after jamesmnw kept cutting things away.

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OLKB terminal

An OLKB terminal by jeffeb3 featuring a Void30.

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RART45

The RART45 is a unibody angled split by Alabahuy with Atmel328p and exposed through-hole components.

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TDPHSK keyboard

The open-source TDPHSK by ianliu88 is 3D printed and hotswappable.

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Micro Keyboard V3

Thomas Combe writes about his keyboard built for a 8-bit computer. Without a microcontroller.

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Atari 130XE with Box Pinks

An Atari 130XE turned into a mechanical keyboard by ScreamingAtTheRadio.

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Wood filament & concrete keyboard

A 3D printed custom keyboard with wood filament and cast concrete by fejy.

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A board printed differently

A 3D printed keyboard by JaminMechKeys with metal rods, giant bolts and rice. RICE!

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Dactyl Manuform Tight finishing

Finishing steps of this gorgeous Dactyl Manuform Tight build explained by urban_nurd.

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Gadgetina: a different kind of mechanical keyboard

The Gadgetina is a MIDI controller by mpark with Wicki-Hayden layout.

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Manibus: a split aluminum keyboard

The Manibus is a split ergo aluminum keyboard by DrFish96 featuring magnetic wrist rests.

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Zephirum - an ergo monoblock

An ergo monoblock angled keyboard with some unique features by cdc_mkb.

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Croaky4

Superkelp's first attempt at a PCB & case design – an open-source macropad.

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Choctopus44

The Choctopus44 by Routa Keebs is practically a low-pro Reviung with thumb arcs.

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