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Issue 45 / Week 38 / 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.

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There are 12 entries in this issue:

Editorial

Behind the Scenes of Issue 45

Vendor database update, 5 new discount codes. Issue 44 follow-up.


Projects

RART45

The RART45 is a unibody angled split by Alabahuy with Atmel328p and exposed through-hole components.


The Midge

This is what was left after jamesmnw kept cutting things away.


OLKB terminal

An OLKB terminal by jeffeb3 featuring a Void30.


Hermit

A split keyboard by @orihikarna with some interesting details.


Tips & Tricks

Peggi: an arpeggio keyboard

The Peggi is an eight-key arpeggio keyboard by Ian Henry.


How to make a wooden wrist rest

A photolog of making a wrist rest by lawndartdesign.


Brass tube handwiring

Neat handwiring by n0t_dane using brass tubes instead of magnet wire.


USB-C Pro Micro size comparison

Fantastic-Onion4292 posted some photos of the new USB-C Pro Micro compared to the classic one.


Brute-force encoder integration

A modified Gherkin by bgkendall featuring a rotary encoder.


Double-keyboard ergonomics

Years of pain solved by a really obvious keyboard tweak.


Keyboard Spotting

IBM 3278

Well, mrprofessor007 was supposed to buy a house, instead...


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

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!
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