Now we come from my newest project to my oldest.
My first great work from 2010 was a keyboard as I have always dreamed they should be.

It is taken as read that these gray, black or white plastic run-of-the-mill, input devices offer no style or comfort when operating computers!
To amend this situation in my daily life and work environment, I built this keyboard. The basis is an old IBM model M keyboard. It is the only one which offers this satisfying clicking noise when typing. The buttons were from old non-restorable continental typewriters produced in the 1920s.
With more than 270 hours of construction time, this is one of my most elaborate


IBM keyboard
Typewriters (3x)
Wall candleholder
Brass angle
Brass tube
Boat Bells (modelling)

Download the English Instruction

Download the German Instruction

Key Layout

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