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Group Build prototyping phase
Group Build prototyping phase

matt3o
What If there's interest, we build a layered keyboard together. You can buy all the components from a GB, specifically: - layered case -…

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Workshop, Threads Of Interest

matt3o
This is my attempt at indexing the most interesting and inspirational threads in the workshop. It's hard to catch all the amazing things that are happening in this section and it's frustrating when…

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XT/AT/PS2/Terminal to USB Converter with NKRO
XT/AT/PS2/Terminal to USB Converter with NKRO

Soarer
This is my Teensy-based project which adapts XT, AT and some 122 key terminal keyboards to USB, also known simply as "Soarer's…

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Plan for NKRO in a Model M
Plan for NKRO in a Model M

Muirium
I've been elbow deep in Model M insides lately while doing a bolt mod. (I took lots of pictures and made some instructive mistakes along the way, so…

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[BUILDLOG] TANK 93 | Mechanical keyboard from scratch
[BUILDLOG] TANK 93 | Mechanical keyboard from scratch

euf0ria
https://dl.dropboxusercontent&… Finding new interests and new forums is probably best described as being infected with a…

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Toaster SMD re-flow oven
Toaster SMD re-flow oven

bpiphany
I came to a point where I really needed to look into re-flow soldering. So I found this guide modifying a toaster into an oven. Seemed simple…

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TMK keyboard firmware collection
TMK keyboard firmware collection

hasu
Hasu's source code repository of keyboard & converter firmware https://github.com/tmk/tmk_key… I hope that this…

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kbedit
kbedit

matt3o
I started working on my keyboard designer. I wanted an easy and fun to use interface, no dependencies from other libraries (no bootstrap, no angular,…

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Cherry to Alps adapters
Cherry to Alps adapters

Mrinterface
With this thread I'm going to tell you how I made the cherry to alps adapters. With these adapters you can put cherry caps on an alps…

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To save an Unsaver
To save an Unsaver

quantalume
I recently acquired an IBM Model F 5085 terminal keyboard from elecplus, and it is unfortunately in less-than-ideal condition. …

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Miniguru progress
Miniguru progress

lowpoly
Hi, working on it again. :shock: Edit: http://www.guru-board.com/… (Edit: Original thread on GH ) Stick…

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Custom Mechanical Keyboard Build
Custom Mechanical Keyboard Build

topoly
Hello! I have been lurking on this site for a very short time - collecting information quite graciously from the community. I need to offer up my…

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My 4704 Restoration thread
My 4704 Restoration thread

Touch_It
http://i195.photobucket.co… My beauty untouched. http://i195.photobucket.co… Back side. If I'm reading…

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Face U/MX-mini U replica knowledge base
Face U/MX-mini U replica knowledge base

DanielT
Because quite a few of us joined the FaceU/MX-mini GB I think it will be good to have a dedicated workshop topic, where we can post…

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Dying Polycarbonate

epicepee
I have a set of Max Keyboards translucent caps that I recently found I don't really like, so I figured I'd dye them black. They're made of polycarbonate, which is apparently a bit harder to dye than…

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Feasibility Check : Cherry MX mount on beam spring

Ichigo87
Hello everyone, I've just received my 3727 Beam Spring and i felt in love. It is in great condition, complete with no rust, only little painting damages. I only had to remove the contamination…

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Katy keyboard (or K80CS (Key80 Contoured Split))
Katy keyboard (or K80CS (Key80 Contoured Split))

vvp
I was asked to create a thread for this. So here it is. It is probably a bit early to create it since no fully working prototype exist yet, but…

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Turn a Dell AT102W into an USB TKL keyboard
Turn a Dell AT102W into an USB TKL keyboard

jeff
Hi A few months ago I bought some Mathias ALPS keys from 7bit and I looked for somehing to do with them. I decided for a TKL keyboard. I had in…

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Super Slim USB Thinkpad Keyboard
Super Slim USB Thinkpad Keyboard

pjmelon
Once you have done one project you can never turn back. I think my wife is planning on an intervention but in the meantime I am planning my next…

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Help needed - Where to get a IBM AT "foot"/"switch" ?
Help needed - Where to get a IBM AT "foot"/"switch" ?

idollar
Hello, I have received an awesome IBM AT Model F keyboard. Model number 6450200. it looks really nice. The logo was still covered with the protective…

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Feasibility Check: Convert SSK to Model F Switches?

Hypersphere
I really loved my IBM Model M SSK until I discovered Model F capacitive buckling spring switches. I still love the SSK for its layout, and an ideal keyboard for me would be the SSK with Model F…

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HHKB Pro 2 Bluetooth

002
Stumbled on this one this evening. Someone has put a lot of effort into this mod by the looks of it: http://www.kbdmania.net/xe/review/8598… I'm sure some people here would appreciate an…

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IBM Model M Screw, Nut and Bolt Mod
IBM Model M Screw, Nut and Bolt Mod

madhias
I want to share here my bolt / screw modding experience, since i failed, learned, succeeded somehow and maybe it could help someone a little bit.…

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(SOLVED) How to repair a model m membrane
(SOLVED) How to repair a model m membrane

idollar
EDIT - the title of the tread has been changed to indicate that the process to repair a membrane is described latter ------ Hi, For…

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buckling spring with cherry on top
buckling spring with cherry on top

matt3o
This would be ALPHA-1, just dremel work + epoxy glue, but the result is promising. Next step would be 3d print. Final step would be…

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Creating a plate for hhkb style

MrMen
Hi, After building two 60%, I'm wondering if any of you ever see such a plate. I mean with no ctrl hole. I searched it, but nothing… If I'd create one do you have an idea of the price. My goal is to…

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Which controller to use?

tommakrin
Hello everybody, I decided to build my first keyboard from scratch and now I have to decide what kind of controller should I use. The most obvious choice is Teensy 2.0++ however, I like the 3.1 ver…

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How to build your very own keyboard firmware

matt3o
This is a tutorial about building your own custom firmware with Hasu's keyboard firmware . It may seem daunting to work with Hasu's wall of code but the files you need to modify are not…

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retrobright madness!
retrobright madness!

intealls
Here's a tutorial (by request) for people who want to try this out. Remember, hydrogen peroxide is very nasty stuff. If you get it into your eyes,…

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How to use a Pro Micro as a cheap controller/converter
How to use a Pro Micro as a cheap controller/converter

scottc
In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to make a cheap controller or converter using a Pro Micro. This tutorial will specifically talk…

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split stenograph with numpad
split stenograph with numpad

hagna
This is for a split (two keyboards) stenograph style keyboard with a numpad on the right hand. Steno doesn't offer an improvement for…

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Genovation 683 Keypad: Pictures + Pinout
Genovation 683 Keypad: Pictures + Pinout

JBert
Somebody asked me to check the pinout of a Genovation 683 keypad because he no longer had a cable. Genovation_683_top.JPG Because this keypad…

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IBM 107 Key Model F 4704 Restoration Thread
IBM 107 Key Model F 4704 Restoration Thread

pyrelink
Hello Deskthority. Earlier this week I received from Cindy a neat 107 key IBM 4704 Model F. While no where near as elegant as the lovely…

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Cherry stabilisers
Cherry stabilisers

7bit
Does anybody know if PCB and plate mount stabilisers come with the same wires? :o http://deskthority.net/w/image…

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No cherry for old men
No cherry for old men

DiodeHead
Hi guys, first of all, i´ve been reading this forum for a couple of months now and i have to say, this is a great info you guys have here.…

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