Issue 26 / Week 19 / 2021
This is a hand-picked selection of posts that may teach you something about designing and building your own custom keyboard.
There are 24 entries in this issue:
Issue 26 and personal favorites. Moving to KBD.news, more performance tweaks, CDN setup, redirecting madness. Issue 25 follow-up.
Sepia by panichardware. Low profile split ergonomic keyboard created with Ergogen.
A custom Sofle by onebigdoor with hotswap, foam gasket and modular tenting system.
A Kyria with pimoroni trackball and 3D printed tented case by UghThatsTheWorst.
A Zenith Z-150 XT brought back to life by theguth.
A Pinky3 build by markbaraban.
Keyboard building skills used to make a musical instrument – by archarios.
ThinKeys 13 by dennisleexyz. A split ortho with TrackPoint for ThinkPad.
A low-profile 5x12 ortho for travelling by TecHno-Guy.
Iammeuru's interview in a new episode of The Thocc podcast. Presented by Vogsphere.
Tips & Tricks
Custom Corne case covering controller by kisonecat.
The Teamwolf Special - A 3D-printed ring gasket mount case for the Teamwolf Zhuque by RogerArbogast.
First proof of concept of a lasercut, modular keyboard with wells by Macone4.
Speed run by BeardFromFargo designing a keyboard in Fusion 360.
Making a case look less like plastic and more like glass - video by avgsgn.
Turns any nRF Bluetooth keyboard (nice!nano etc.) into a non-Bluetooth QMK keyboard.
ThereminGoat presents 25 switch details you may not know.
New reference material on the Model M by Warm_Ad9986.
This is a list of 11 sound tests published this week in a single megapack.
A trip down the memory lane of the custom keyboard community by icelongclaw.
A Devlin Electronics keyboard with tons of keys found by beez_y.
Anti-Antidote got this old IBM Model M15 from his grandfather.
The Rollow is a split keyboard by ArtofZenKeys with dedicated thumb encoders.
A one-handed keyboard by nonsleepr with sloped thumb keys.
Jeremy Kitchen, u/kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie V, u/rooski15, tyler walker & fpazos
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