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KBD Time Machine

What happened in the DIY keyboard building scene this time around 1(-2-3) years ago? This page simply lists some posts from the archive to temporarily rescue them from oblivion.

Around this time last year


The Manta is a monoblock split by GeniuzGames.
January 28, 2021

Cracked keycap stems fixed with heat shrink tube

Heat shrink tube (4.5 mm) used to fix cracked or loose keycap stems (by jesterc0re).
January 28, 2021

A hefty wireless 40% ortho

A thick wireless 40% ortho by onebigdoor with photolog.
January 28, 2021

Microdox with 3D printed case

A Microdox with a nice gallery and a cool open source tented case by Kooziecup.
January 27, 2021

Converting an XT keyboard to Bluetooth

A guide to easily convert an XT keyboard to Bluetooth by PM_ME_YOUR_MAUSE (docs).
January 27, 2021

GX-16 Dactyl Manuform

A Dactyl Manuform with GX-16 connectors by oni_strech based on hellmoneywarrior's design.
January 27, 2021

Some switch sounds

Sound test of some switches by TheHapaLens.
January 26, 2021 A TypeRacer equivalent for programmers (posted by pumpkin_link).
January 26, 2021

Braided cable

RomeoTran came up with this super flexible braided cable using headphone cables.
January 25, 2021

Macro board

An open source macro board with PCB, case and plate (git) by Gowlandr.
January 25, 2021

Beamspring spotting

A breathtaking photo of an IBM Beamspring 5251 shot by Bitteneite.
January 25, 2021