Keyboard Builders' Digest
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Issue 103 / Week 46 / 2022

This is a hand-picked selection of last week's content from a keyboard enthusiast's perspective. Posts that may teach you something, make you think and contribute to the common knowledge of the DIY builder community.

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There are 12 entries in this issue:


  • Anniversary giveaway, advent calendar, new vendor, meetup, etc.
  • Kolibrimini is a 40% Alice-style keyboard with arrow cluster – designed by kreme11. (source)
  • 4x4 is a modular ortholinear keyboard/MIDI controller design with per-key LEDs – shared by key-yack. (source)
  • Lagom is a through-hole 65% keyboard shared by mojibber. (source)
  • Another through-hole keyboard project published by mohoyt: the 40% litle. (source)
  • Leo Lou's Zerosprey42 is an open-source 40% travel keyboard – remix of the Ospray. (source)
  • Osprey is an low-profile open-source monoblock split by ebastler.
  • Joe Scotto built a split keyboard that uses VGA cable and connectors: ScottoSplit. (source)
Tips & Tricks
  • Release of the wireless magnetic Corne case by weissbieremulsion: Mcorne c5. (source)
  • Koenigspiel designed the Kunai, a case for the Corne based off the Am Hatsu. (source)
  • Timothy is a tented split keyboard with lowered thumb cluster – designed by geek-rabb1t. (source)
  • There's a special promotion for mechanical keyboard makers going on at Elecrow. Check it out for 50% discounts and even $1 plates. (source)
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