Issue 36 / Week 29 / 2021
This is a hand-picked selection of last week's content from a keyboard builder's perspective. Posts that may teach you something, make you think and contribute to the common knowledge of the DIY builder community.
There are 21 entries in this issue:
Behind the Scenes of Issue 36
Issue 35 follow-up, new supporters, latest progress, PCB design baby steps, layout design & keyloggers, to-do list.
Blended Dactyl Manuform
A blended Dactyl Manuform by okinawa-keyboards with source and STL files.
Dactyl spinoff with a border
Yet another Dactyl spinoff, now with a border. Committed by jc2price.
Lil Chonky Bois updated
Lil Chonky Bois by Sndr666 updated with MX hotswap & wireless versions.
An isopad by Bitdrive_ made of walnut.
Jesse Vincent interview
Jesse Vincent of Keyboardio talks about his projects and career in keyboard building.
ThicThock Konpeitou switch review by ThereminGoat.
Tips & Tricks
Tented Sofle case
An Alice-style tented case for the Sofle keyboard by foureight84.
Tenting solution using magnets
OBOSOB came up with a detachable tenting solution, using magnets.
Acid-etched artwork on a Tofu60 with weathered gold foil. Posted by neuro-logic.
Microswitch SD to MX adapter
Jpl3k designed an adapter to run a Microswitch SD keycap on an MX mechanical keyboard.
Plate wrist rest
The plate is the wrist rest of this design by modularsynth123456.
Acorn Archimedes 3010
THEletter01 found this Acorn Archimedes 3010.
German industrial keyboard
German industrial keyboard found by Jpl3k.
A Maltron found by lychee-ramune while cleaning up a storage room.
IBM Selectric Model 1
IBM Selectric Model 1 typewriter with sound test. Posted by josefquevedo.
Memorex Telex keyboard
Memorex Telex keyboard restored by lrussell887.
Laptop replacement keyboard
A tented laptop replacement keyboard by kevinfrei.
FoldKB split ortho using standard keyset
The FoldKB by friglesnart and bakingpy is a split ortho using standard keyset.
Zaphod in the acrylic plate case
Zaphod by petejohanson in the acrylic plate case.
KMO - an input pass-through and macropad
Meet KMO by sango_gg, a companion for your keyboard that acts as an input pass-through and macropad.
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, ajoflo & siriximi
Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.