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The SpaceFN concept

The SpaceFN concept - setting up your space key as a layer switch when held - is probably one of the most useful tweaks in the keyboard hobby. Let me explain it.

From switchbody to 3D keywell

Chris Trotter's Fusion360 tutorial details how to design custom parametric keywells, used e.g. for his ArcBoard.

Forcy McForceFace

Jesse Vincent, cofounder of Keyboardio, describes building a force tester out of an old 3D printer: Forcy McForceFace.

How to organize a keyboard meetup

Gordon Diggs, the man behind the NYC Mechanical Keyboard Meetups, gives us some tips on how to organize a meetup.

Building keyboards with lasers

Ming-Gih Lam walks through the process of how to build keyboard cases using vector graphics software and a laser cutter.

Maximising the effectiveness of Pro Micros in keyboard design

Moses Hoyt, from STHLM kb, shares his challenges, tips and tricks for overcoming the limitations of Pro Micro controllers in keyboard design.


PrimeNumber shared the files of the handwired Lattice60, an ortholinear keyboard with standard keycaps and low-poly case.

Ergogen tutorials

FlatFootFox published a comprehensive series of tutorials on how to use Ergogen V4.

QMK RGB Matrix configuration

The focus of Sadek Baroudi's tutorial is how to properly configure RGB Matrix especially for non-trivial ergo keyboards with angles and column stagger.

Keyboard Case Design

Sadek Baroudi provides a detailed walkthrough of how he designs 3D models – Starting with a PCB, and ending with a model that you can export for 3D printing.

3D printable keycap tutorial

A video tutorial by mcass_37 on how to merge files and create your own custom 3D printable keycap file (base keycap, source).

PS/2 protocol in action

A video on how the PS/2 keyboard protocol works. Posted by nucatus (source).

Make a Keyboard

A handwired project and detailed tutorial on how to design and make a keyboard by berkstone.

Soldering a YC8 connector

A video tutorial on soldering the YC8 detachable connector by actionspacecake.