Issue 43 / Week 36 / 2021
12 entries in this issue.
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.
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Keyboard vendor database, new promo codes, moving, MOMOKA Frogs save the day, pearls cast before swine (me). (
MCC is a new cylindrical keycap profile for Kailh Choc low profile switches by
MoErgo. ( more)
W60 is an open-source, 3D-printed, handwired, hotswap keyboard by
wlard. ( more)
The Choctopus44 by Routa Keebs is practically a low-pro Reviung with thumb arcs. (
more) Superkelp's first attempt at a PCB & case design – an open-source macropad. ( more)
An ergo monoblock angled keyboard with some unique features by
cdc_mkb. ( more)
The Manibus is a split ergo aluminum keyboard by
DrFish96 featuring magnetic wrist rests. ( more) Tools
I've published a keyboard/part shop database listing 250 stores from all around the world. Discount codes coming in. (
more) Tips & Tricks
With minimal experience, eBay scrapwood, popsicle sticks and a hand saw
bruh-iunno made his own wooden case. ( more)
theGiddyNorse's tenting solution. 3D printed mounts hold the board at 5 degrees of tilt and 10 degrees of tenting. ( more) Keyboard Spotting
RedCowl80 got this nice Chicony Kb-5160 for free from a recycling center he frequents. (
Introducing the 1x2: bringing a 25 year old keyboard sin back from the grave and on to your desk! Committed by
jonathansouter. ( more)
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