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by TD22057
30 May 2013, 05:32
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Building a custom keyboard from the ground up
Replies: 263
Views: 214148

Hey Matteo,
Did you ever get a chance to look at my plate CAD file to double check the stabilizer hole sizes (page 1)? I have a bunch of brown switches in the mail so I'm getting close to having a plate fabricated and want to make sure everything is going to be ok.

Thanks,
TD
by TD22057
12 May 2013, 16:42
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Building a custom keyboard from the ground up
Replies: 263
Views: 214148

Thanks TD22057 for the DWG, I'll review it and add my notes. I actually use a template created from scratch in millimeters. Everyone was telling me that the standard units are inches, but it turned out that it totally works in mm and the local laser cutting services are definitely happier if I use ...
by TD22057
12 May 2013, 00:45
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Building a custom keyboard from the ground up
Replies: 263
Views: 214148

Attached is my plate template file. I added dimensions to the single holes and the stabilizer holes - take a look and correct anything you see is wrong. The single holes are originally from user jdcarpe and modified by me to be at the cherry dimension. I believe the stabilizer holes came from a phan...
by TD22057
11 May 2013, 20:44
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Building a custom keyboard from the ground up
Replies: 263
Views: 214148

Thanks matt3o - that's a lot of great stuff. And very timely for me - I'm just starting to build by first keyboard. I've been using DraftSight to prototype plate designs using some sample files from users on geekhack and it works great. I have a DWG file that contains the plate cutouts and switch ou...

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