Issue 123 / Week 20 / 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 11 entries in this issue:
Behind the Scenes of Issue 123
Quick news, in the mailbox, new shops, discounts, meetups, developments, etc.
TrashTruck is a keyboard based on the GarbageTruck with exploded arrows. Shared by Skribbles4420.
Meet Quokka, an open-source 36-key split keyboard designed by dlford.
Bad Wings: Slim
An ultrathin, wireless monoblock split keyboard with Kailh X switches – Bad Wings: Slim by Jason Hazel.
Interview: 3 years of Monkeytype
Monkeytype's lead developer Jack was kind enough to answer my questions on the occasion of his popular typing app turning 3.
Kemove P10 switch puller
Kemove sent me their P10 switch puller, which is a very handy little tool. And for just $12* it's a no-brainer.
Tips & Tricks
Splinktegrated, released by Fmcraft, is an open-source controller board for Dactyls.
SLK keycap profile
SLK Dessau by Kema/FKcaps is the first keyset with the uniform spherical SLK keycap profile.
The revamped keycap customization service by FKcaps has now an intuitive online interface offering an impressive set of options.
Takuma Onishi created this fancy Fish keyboard as part of the Tokyo Hackathon.
Apple Ergo Mech Keyboard
Apple ergo split mechanical keyboard? No, not that Apple. JMAWWorks carved this beautiful case out of curly apple wood.
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