The Thumble is done!

github.com/cinnamon-bun/thumbl

A DIY midi controller made from microcontroller, keyboard switches, & laser cut plywood. open hardware, GPL firmware.

I added build photos and a Lessons Learned section at the end. This is surprisingly different to play than my previous instrument, the Waffletone - dancing thumbs instead of stationary fingers make a big difference. Next time I'll use flatter stiffer keys and spread them out a bit more.

(github.com/cinnamon-bun/waffle)

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Big thanks to two friends who did the woodworking and soldering for me while I was sick. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

Also I was surprised that Figma was a sufficient CAD program for making the laser cutting design. I would have learned more open software if I wasn't in such a hurry but it worked out.

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