Issue 42 / Week 35 / 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 13 entries in this issue:
Scam attempt, giveaway winning streak – I must be in possession of the secret method, sustainable keyboard hobby, new tool in the making. Issue 41 follow-up and brutal monthly visitor record.
Source files of Tweetydabirdie's DaNumPad are available on GitHub.
A wireless keyboard that never has to be plugged in. Committed by SouthPawEngineer.
The Osprey is xapheau's open-source unibody ergonomic column-staggered keyboard.
Going low profile: adjustable keyboard with magnets by key-yack.
A custom open-source Iris case by COrthbandt with light diffuser layer.
Showcasing the Riskeyboard 70's features, riskable introduces the GEM profile created with his Keycap Playground tool.
TTC Wild linear switches reviewed by ThereminGoat.
Tips & Tricks
A video by flehrad drew my attention to Mountain Keyboards and their recycled aluminium keycaps, environmentally friendly packaging and socially responsible actions.
The T-34/0 keyboard layout by jonas_h features a repeater key.
This follow-up shot by gidders369 demonstrates the effect of WD-40 on some switches treated 1 year ago.
A cool retro terminal spotted by TyrantFoxx in a Hugh Jeffreys video.
TerraElaya found this gorgeous Dell AT101W at a thrift store for $3.
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @keebio, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, ajoflo, siriximi, cdc
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