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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.

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There are 11 entries in this issue:

Editorial

Behind the Scenes of Issue 123

Quick news, in the mailbox, new shops, discounts, meetups, developments, etc.


Projects

TrashTruck

TrashTruck is a keyboard based on the GarbageTruck with exploded arrows. Shared by Skribbles4420.


Quokka

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.


Community

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.


Review

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 controller

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.


FK custom

The revamped keycap customization service by FKcaps has now an intuitive online interface offering an impressive set of options.


Inspiration

Fish keyboard

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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