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Projects

Skate60

A keyboard put into a skateboard with photolog by yehsper.

Plate and case for Lily58

DXF plate and case files for Lily58 by jordi_id7.

Custom split 75%

A custom split 75% by GuzziGuy with an informative photolog. Check his other projects too!

Monoblock Dactyl

A monoblock Dactyl by OmnisaiRen with build log and files to print.

Wood and epoxy

A handwired board with wooden case and epoxy light diffusor layer by wolfrats with video documentation.

Tranquility v2

The 3D-printed split Tranquility by cyanophage has a nice keywell, tenting and a public SCAD file.

RedBaron

RedBaron: a tented split by macroxue with documentation & STL files.

Wooden function pad

Wooden function pad by alan0ford with photos (cut by hand).

Trackpoint-modded Kinesis

A revamped Kinesis with trackpoint, kinT controller board and photolog by re5et.

Unnamed 65

The semi-handwired Unnamed 65 by icelongclaw features Amoeba PCBs and has a public KLE layout.

Rhytm game controller

This controller by OmnisaiRen features mechanical switches, encoders, and comes with a detailed devlog.

Tenting stand for UHK

A 15 degree tenting stand for UHK with STL files by CAD and 3D-novice gdeLopata.

36-key Low-Profile Split

This 36-key sub-100x100mm low profile split by richardgoulter features switches soldered directly to pins, without a matrix.

Keyboard lexicon

Keyboard lexicon by dovenyi

Aroz65: a handwired project

The Arow65 is a handwired project by oRER3o with video documentation.

Cardboard prototyping: Toilet paper roll chorded keyboard

Toilet paper roll chorded keyboard by motfalcon

BluePhage Express

BluePhage Express: a Bluetooth controller for use with CircuitPython/KMK, QMK, and ZMK by SouthPawEngineer.

Wokpan - a 3D-printed wireless by u/sonerino

Wokpan - a 3D-printed wireless by sonerino

Red Queen - build log & source of a split Alice-like

Red Queen - a split Alice-like with photolog & source files

EmoteKB - a Dactyl-like prototype with low-profile switches by u/yingerj

EmoteKB - a Dactyl-like prototype and STLs by yingerj

Switch-Backpack board by u/TheHexaCube

Switch-Backpack board by TheHexaCube to make per-key illuminated handwired keyboards easier.

Converting an Apple keyboard from 1984

Photolog of converting an Apple keyboard from 1984 by jsheradin

Riskeyboard70 PCB

Riskeyboard70 by riskable: - Fairly uncommon features like 3D printed 'parametric' Hall effect switches, magnetically stabilized stabilizers, LED output (!) - just to name a few. This showcase of ideas is from another planet.

Torn v2.1

Richard Titmuss's Torn is a split keyboard with through-hole components.

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