Issue 28 / Week 21 / 2021
This is a hand-picked selection of posts that may teach you something about designing and building your own custom keyboard.
There are 20 entries in this issue:
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The Nearer is a handwired 118-key ortholinear keyboard by GoldenSights. With detailed build log.
The Purple Mountain Majesty project by I_Am_Dixon_Cox involved CNC cutting and building a custom 3D printer.
This 3D printed Alice style keyboard by ymmaz is handwired with duplex matrix.
A modified elephant42 stripped off some thumb keys. Built by tinamus.
A custom designed split by docgi with open source PCB.
A custom handwired keyboard by llpamies with build gallery.
MarijnJ is finally done with this custom Iris case.
This is an ergo monoblock split by pencomp7 with an encoder and acrylic case.
The ErgoMorph55 by _vastrox_ is a low profile monoblock keyboard.
Tips & Tricks
Why Bitteneite, even after owning a Model F and finally a Beamspring, still went back to a Model M.
Custom wrist supporting pads by michalkelemen made of kitchen cutting boards. With gallery and write-up.
How to DIY custom print keycaps using waterslide decals. A video by YOHONB.
Kinetic Labs' Husky switch reviewed by ThereminGoat.
This time makermods takes a look at Tecsee and the Cannon Keys Coffee Chip Ice Cream tactiles.
This is a list of 11 sound tests published this week in a single megapack.
Data General 6246-A spotted by JonnyUnreliable.
A Burroughs terminal keyboard before cleaning posted by BStojanovski.
A nice-looking IBM Model F AT posted by WillytheWarden.
Kinesis announces Advantage 360. Posted by nuanceinize.
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