Category: Digital Fabrication

HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part VII

Hi everyone! This is the seventh post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I] [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II] [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III] [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part IV]



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part VI

Hi everyone! This is the third post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part IV HacKeyboard,



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part V

Hi everyone! This is the fifth post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part IV Making



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part IV

Hi everyone! This is the fourth post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III Where were we?… Oh, yes… HacKeyboard case complete!



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Visit to MILL: Makers in Little Lisbon

Hello everyone! 🙂 As some of you have read in a previous blog post, on the 11th of February of 2016 I went to the Sigfox Maker Tour in Lisbon. Since I arrived at about 10AM I found myself alone in Lisbon with nothing to do until 2PM, when the Sigfox event would start. Gladly,



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3D Printed DNA Lamp on Make Magazine 48: Congratulations João!

This is a “Congratulations” post to a friend, Master Maker and eLab Hackerspace co-founder: João Duarte! He just got his stunning 3D Printed DNA Lamp published at Make Magazine Volume 48! (First project by a Portuguese maker being featured on a Make Magazine, ever? 🙂 ) João is one of the most skilled makers I



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Lisbon Maker Faire 2016: the dates are set!

The dates for Lisbon Maker Faire 2016, the biggest maker event in Portugal, have been announced! This year the event will occur a few months sooner: 25 and 26 of June! You read that right. 4 months left to get your project ready. This time you won’t have the summer months to finish your projects.



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part III

Hi everyone! This is the third post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II Removing the keycaps and desoldering the switches The first thing I did was to remove the keycaps.



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part II

Hi everyone! This is the second post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first one, here’s the link: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I But… what’s the difference between mechanical and normal keyboards? Most keyboard that you find on stores nowadays (basically all of them except the high-end gamer products)



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part I

NOTE: I’m still updating the blog to publish all the documentation and files in both English and Portuguese. At the moment the best option for checking the whole build is by checking the project on Instructables: HacKeyboard, a mechanical keyboard built from scratch. This message will be erased as soon as I manage to complete the



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