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Keyboard Builders' Digest

Issue 35 / Week 28 / 2021

There are 22 entries in this issue.

This is a hand-picked selection of posts that may teach you something about designing and building your own custom keyboard.

Your support is crucial because delivering new issues every week takes a lot of time.

This issue was made possible by the support of:
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!

Editorial

Behind the Scenes of Issue 35

Issue 34 follow-up, latest progress, PCB design, forgotten podcast appearance, MK Dry July, venturing into mechanical typewriter territory, updated todo list. (more)


Projects

Santoku Gen 2

Dracula teeth mouseclicks, trackpoint as a first-class citizen, split (or unsplit), 40%, mouse scroll wheel, OLED, etc. by tyered. (more)


Peregrine

Peregrine, a wireless ergonomic board by SouthPawEngineer with a built in trackpad module that can be removed and used separately. (more)


Barobord

barobord by sadekbaroudi – handwired edition, PCB design in progress. (more)


Walnut keyboard

Next revision of the wooden keyboards by priceT00High. (more)


36-key Corne

A 36-key Corne by steerpyke_. (more)


Tools

Planck/Preonic SVG generator

Create you own Planck/Preonic keymap with this tool by BXO511. (more)


Stabilizer tester

Stabilizer tester posted by RatratanX. (more)


Coding Speed Test

Coding Speed Test by dominicwhyte42. (more)


Review

Magnetic levitation Void switches

Chyrosran22 reviewing Riskable's Hall-effect switches. (more)


Anubis switch review

Anubis switch review by Zenjh. (more)


SP Star Magical Girl

SP Star Magical Girl switch review by ThereminGoat. (more)


Tips & Tricks

Torn HiPro case

Open source 3D-printble Torn HiPro case by hcir321. (more)


YEET keycap profile

YEET is a keycap profile by shogzilla with both MX and Choc compatible files. (more)


Handmade doubleshot keycaps

A video on the process of making double-shot keycaps by lispnick. (more)


Colemak-DH progress data

Colemak-DH progress data in 10 weeks by hocusparibus. (more)


Outputting date on a keypress

Sending a string of the date? Question posted by jma0612 and answered by the community. (more)


Keyboard Spotting

Vintage Lexmark M15

A vintage Lexmark M15 split keyboard spotted by Theotherab at garage sale.


IBM 5291

Kirkwood1994 picked up a beautiful IBM 5291 terminal.


Dolch luggable

A Dolch luggable posted by bakedbeens11. (more)


Inspiration

Cherry's Lily58

A layered rainbow unicorn-pony barf designed by cherryvellia and obosob. (more)


Am Hatsu

Am Hatsu with prototype pics. (more)