Issue 105 / Week 48 / 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.
There are 15 entries in this issue:
Giveaway follow-up, advent calendar, Keebsmas, new vendors, discounts, meetups, etc.
Ben Vallack shares his free-fall into the custom keyboard rabbit hole where things keep getting weirder and weirder.
Joe Scotto, the self-proclaimed “Handwiring Guy” sums up his last few months designing and building handwired keyboards.
This angled monoblock keyboard by dj_edit dubbed TeeShirt comes in three different sizes.
The swweeep is an open source, wireless only split keyboard with nice!view support. Committed by u/sadekbaroudi.
The S60 is a member of the simplyKeeb family designed by Geaz84. Split, 60 keys, open source.
An open-source, wooden video editing keypad by Sokolsok: the SS4H-EK.
Lego65 – an open-source 65% LEGO keyboard project by DarkoVader.
Lets unite? A 3D printed monoblock case for the Lets Split by altapowderdog.
Sasha Karmanov shared his distinctive Thumbs Up! V2 keyboard with a raised thumb cluster.
Some thoughts about the tradition of MK advent calendars in the Japanese DIY keyboard community. As the 0th day post of the first KBD.NEWS Advent Calendar.
Tips & Tricks
Josh Johnson released the Sea-Picro, a Pro Micro alternative with RP2040 and some neat features.
MBK Convex and MBK POM keycaps are on the way to vendors.
Ikeji's Pittheus is a foldable monoblock keyboard with a clever hinge mechanism.
Not a classic keyboard, not a classic cyberdeck: Armachat TOUCH by bobricius.
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