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Issue 53 / Week 46 / 2021

There are 12 entries in this issue.

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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.

This issue was made possible by the support of:
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @keebio, ghsear.ch, Timo, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, cdc, Jim, Keycapsss.com, kiyejoco, faso, _qdw_, Bob Cotton, Aleks

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Projects

Kolibri keyboard

The Kolibri is an Alice style design by kreme11 with open-source case. (more)


Chocofly

The Chocofly is a 60-key low-pro monoblock split by vitvlkv. (more)


Azimuth

The Azimuth is my handwired hotswap pseudosplit design with a handful of rotary encoders. (more)


Two-ball trackball

An open-source, fully programmable two-ball, three-button USB trackball by jfedor2. (more)


Avocado55 trackball

Source files of the Avocado 55 trackball with lots of mechanical switches shared by J-Tech Creations. (more)


Tools

Unkeyboard

A set of Python scripts for generating stacked acrylic cases for Atreus-style keyboards. Published by Mike Bannister. (more)


Tips & Tricks

Skådis made keeb-friendly

The familiar Skådis pegboard made keeb-friendly by jk_pens. (more)


Keycaps from bottle caps

LODGE, a Japanese makerspace offers workshops where you can make your own keycaps from bottle caps. (more)


Cyberpunk OLED glitch

A cool OLED glitch animation by Aleks with open-source firmware and bitmap frames. (more)


IBM Model M122 classification

SharktasticA reworked his page on differences between and classifications of IBM Model M122s. (more)


Keyboard Spotting

Aesthedes 2

The only known working Aesthedes in the world. A CAD/CAM system from 1985, whizzi worked for nearly a year to get it to this state. (more)


Librascope Tactical Computer Terminal

This TCT AN/UYQ-30 is probably one of the very few terminals out there meeting nuclear survivability requirements. Posted by pburgomaster. (more)