Issue 110 / Week 1 / 2023
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 12 entries in this issue:
Ongoing projects, Kamakura, new year's resolution, etc.
New year, new Atreyu. Rev2 with choc spacing by jcliment.
Ostrich – a diodeless monoblock keyboard with splayed pinky columns by keyboarddweebs.
Pierce 2.0 is a semi-wireless split by durken1.
Sadek Baroudi shared his KLOR variant with KS-27 switches.
A noname 5x14 ortho keyboard with underside socketed STM32 Blackpill – open sourced by steven3051.
Tewtham added a joystick to his vertical TypeSafe keyboard.
Some new variations of the Thumbs Up! by u/ak66666. Low profile and multiple MCU options.
Kamakura-gū Lion Head macropad by hide-key sporting a XIAO RP2040 controller and encoders.
Tips & Tricks
Marcin Wichary's upcoming book on typewriters and keyboards, Shift Happens, has a dedicated site now.
The NK Cream+ switches from NovelKeys come with different inserts that alter the sound profile.
A Bioshock inspired art deco macropad case by ZackGear.
splitkb.com, MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, @kaleid1990, MKUltra, Upgrade Keyboards, Sean Grady, Keebstuff, ghsear.ch, cdc, KEEBD, u/motfalcon, Jacob Mikesell, Bob Cotton, kiyejoco, Richard Sutherland, FFKeebs, @therick0996, Joel Simpson, littlemer-the-second, Lev Popov, Christian Mladenov, Christian Lo, Spencer Blackwood, Yuan Liu, Daniel Nikolov, u/eighty58five, Skyler Thuss, Caleb Rand, Davidjohn Gerena, Fabian Suceveanu, Arto Olli, anonymous, Hating TheFruit, Mats Faugli
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