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Issue 124 / Week 22 / 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 10 entries in this issue:

Addams by KBDcraft

KBDcraft released Addams, a LEGO-compatible numpad as a versatile companion for the widely popular Adams kit.


Behind the Scenes of Issue 124

Lots of quick news, a few days off, new shops, discounts, meetups, etc.



Yan T shared his Flactyl, a pretty unique wireless split with 6-key flat thumb clusters.


Protieusz made Batarang, a bat-shaped unibody split keyboard with trackpad and ISO enter.

KiCad plugin for keyboard design

u/admwscki's kicad-kbplacer is a KiCad plugin using KLE layouts to place switches and diodes.

Artsy Fartsy

Artsy Fartsy is an ergo artsey keyboard by u/GrO3veman.

Unibody Ximi

Sadek Baroudi turned the Ximi into a unibody split by designing a new tented case.


The UT22 is a gorgeous 22-key unibody split for the Artsey/Taipo input systems – created by Bubbleology_3DP.


FalbaTech turned 9

Today marks the 9 year anniversary of starting FalbaTech, so I reached out to Jan, who celebrates with offering you an extra discount.


Lapa keyboard-mouse

Ilya Leonov's Lapa is an ergo split keyboard-mouse.

This issue was made possible by the donations of:, MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, MKUltra, @keebio, Upgrade Keyboards, @kaleid1990, Cyboard, Sean Grady, Jacob Mikesell, KEEBD, cdc,, u/motfalcon, Jason Hazel, kiyejoco, littlemer-the-second, Bob Cotton, FalbaTech, FFKeebs, Richard Sutherland, Christian Lo, @therick0996, Joel Simpson, Lev Popov, Christian Mladenov, Daniel Nikolov, u/eighty58five, DROP, Spencer Blackwood, Yuan Liu, Skyler Thuss, Caleb Rand, Schnoor Typography, Mats Faugli, TS, James McCleese, Benjamin Bell, Davidjohn Gerena, Fabian Suceveanu, anonymous, Matthias Goffette, Hating TheFruit, Ergohaven

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