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Issue 67 / Week 9 / 2022

This is a hand-picked selection of last week's content from a keyboard enthusiast'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 14 entries in this issue:


Behind the Scenes of Issue 67

Keyboards in shelled homes, refugee crisis and some of your options to help.



u/SouthPawEngineer's Ergozero runs KMK firmware on a tiny RP2040 Zero controller.


An angled monoblock Pico-based keyboard from Optionally low-profile and open-source.

Charybdis Nano

Quentin's Charybdis family is extending with the Nano – with open-source case files.


The handwired Krangle by u/mjongerh has an intimidating amount of keys.


The LumberElite is a custom Lumberjack PCB by u/tj_shex modified to accommodate an Elite-C and OLED screen.

Rock On keyboard

Fingerpunch Keyboards' monoblock Rock On in a mesmerizing case by u/chewiedies.

Cantor keyboard

Diego Palacios' Cantor is a 42-key diodeless split keyboard.

Track Beast

Third iteration of David Kincade's Track Beast – resin edition.


Two new CircuitPython boards by u/SouthPawEngineer, called the Caduceus.


u/Geri00's gTetris is a handwired project with great photolog.


Damn Fine Keyboards

Damn Fine Keyboards is a new PDFzine by CCH Podcast's Philipp. Check it out and subscribe!

Keyboard Spotting

Teletype Model 33

The Teletype Model 33, an electromechanical teleprinter from the '60s with actual cylinders as its keys.

Fluke 1720A keyboard

u/R009k saved a vintage Fluke 1720A Programmer Keyboard from getting thrown out.

This issue was made possible by the support of:, MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, @kaleid1990,, cdc, Timo, kiyejoco, Bob Cotton, FFKeebs, Sean Grady, Rick Kremer, Joel Simpson, Nuno Leitano, Davidjohn Gerena, Spencer Blackwood

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!