Last Updated on December 6, 2023
In this post, we want to give you some Amazing Keyboard Modification Ideas that you may not have seen before. We also discussed what components were used to modify each of these keyboards and how much they cost.
The easiest way to modify the mechanical keyboard without risking damaging your keyboard is to add additional accessories such as a cool Keycap Set, add an artisan keycap, and also use a custom USB Cable with a cool pattern.
In this article, we want to show you some cool mechanical keyboard modification ideas with different types of modification options that you can also do on your own. This modification can be done on various types and brands of mechanical keyboards, because you don’t need to disassemble all the components on your keyboard, you only need to replace the components on the outside of your keyboard.
Here are Amazing Keyboard Modification Ideas that you can also do yourself:
Modification Idea 1
This is a custom mechanical keyboard with 75% keyboard layout size. The exterior modification made is to use the DROP GMK Redsuns Blue Samurai Cherry Profile which has a very cool appearance and of course this keycap set is of very high quality and comfortable for typing.
Then for the second modification, the owner of this keyboard uses a Custom USB Cable from YUNZII Custom Coiled Aviator USB Cable for Type-C and makes this keyboard look very cool and aesthetic. You can also do this modification, it will cost you about $220.
Modification Idea 2
The idea of this modification is carried out on the GMMK Pro 75 keyboard. The modifications made are quite simple, the owner of this keyboard uses the DROP GMK Redsuns Blue Samurai Keycap Set, then uses an Bushido Rama artisan keycap to replace the keycap on the ESC key and replaces the keyboard cable using EPOMAKER AKKO 1.7m TPE+ Metal Coiled Detachable Type C to USB-A Cable with Aviation Connector. You will spend about $240 for this modification.
Modification Idea 3
This modification was made to the Red Dragon K630 Keyboard. The modifications made are quite simple by replacing the keyboard case with a wooden keyboard case that makes the keyboard look like a cool piece of wood art.
Then the cool keycap set used by the owner of this keyboard is Ducky Cotton Candy SA Profile Keycaps Set with a color that looks like candy. If you have a Red Dragon K630, this is one very cool modification idea, you will need around $100.00.
Modification Idea 4
This is a modification made to the GMMK Pro 75 by making a fairly simple modification, and of course you can do it too. The only modifications made were replacing the keycap with a keycap set ENJOYPBT ABS DOUBLESHOT SHADOW MECHANICAL KEYBOARD KEYCAPS SET and replacing the keyboard cable with Tez Cables E-Series Custom Coiled Aviator Keyboard Cables. To make this modification, it will cost you about $120.00.
Modification Idea 5
This modification was made on the KBDdfans Tofu65 Red Burgundy keyboard. This keyboard owner modification is pretty cool by using DROP + MiTo GMK Laser Cherry Profile and using Mechcables JUMBO Cotton Candy Aviator Cable. To do this modification, you will need about $230.00.
Modification Idea 6
The next keyboard modification idea is for those of you who have the GMMK Pro 75% Keyboard. The modifications made are quite simple by using Drop + Redsuns GMK Red Samurai Keycap Set and using Mechcables Red Samurai Aviator Cable Collection. It will cost you around $190 for this modification.
Modification Idea 7
The next keyboard modification idea is for those of you who have a black Redragon K630. This modification is very simple because you only need to change the keycap on the Redragon K630 keyboard using the Dye-Sublimation Keycaps XDA Profile Japanese Keycaps Set. You only need about $34.99 to make this modification.
Modification Idea 8
The next keyboard modification idea is for a Think 6.5 custom keyboard. This modification is very simple, the owner of this keyboard only uses DROP + MITO GMK BELAFONTE CUSTOM KEYCAP SET and makes this keyboard look very cool. If you have a Think 6.5 Keyboard Version 1 or Version 2, this is a very cool simple modification that you can do yourself. You only need about $150 for this modification.
Modification Idea 9
This is a simple modification made to the Drop CTRL TKL Keyboard by changing the keycaps using the Drop + MiTo XDA Canvas Keycap Set for Tenkeyless Keyboards and changing the cable using the Angitu L Shape Single Sleeved PET Coiled Type C Cable. You will spend about $150 for this modification.
Modification Idea 10
This is a modification idea for those of you who have a GMMK Pro 75% barebone keyboard. This is a very affordable and simple modification. You only need to use YXK PBT Keycaps 136 Keys XDA Profile Keycaps Dye-Sub Japanese Honey Milk Keycap Set which is sold for $29.99 and will add to your GMMK Pro 75% appearance to be very cool with a Japanese feel.
Modification Idea 11
This is a really cool modification to the 65% NK65™ keyboard – ENTRY EDITION from Novelkeys. Modifications made only using GMK 80082 KEYCAP SET and using EPOMAKER AKKO 1.7m TPE+Metal Coiled Detachable Type C to USB-A Cable with Aviation. To do this modification you need to cost about $130.
Modification Idea 12
The next modification idea is for those of you who have the KBD67 MKII MECHANICAL KEYBOARD, the modification is very simple using Gliging apanese Bento Root Cherry Profile Dye Sub Keycaps Set. If you want to make it even cooler, you can use Tez Cables E-Series Custom Coiled Aviator Keyboard Cables. For this modification you only need about $70.00.
Modification Idea 13
This is a keyboard modification made to the SPACE65:CyberVoyager keyboard. This is a 65% mechanical keyboard which is quite expensive and retails for around $400.00. The modification made is, the owner of this keyboard replaces the keycaps by using the HyperFuse Origins Keycap Set (GMK). The keycaps set is priced at around $185.00 on Mechanicalkeyboards.com.
Modification Idea 14
The next modification idea is for the Anne Pro 2 Keyboard which is a 60% keyboard that has a very good reputation. The owner of this keyboard made a simple modification by changing the keycaps using the ENJOYPBT SUSHI JAPANESE KEYCAPS SET for $99.00 and using a custom USB Type C Mechcables Seafoam Cotton Candy Cable which retails for $66.00. To make modifications to this Anne Pro 2 you need a cost about $ 165.00.
Modification Idea 15
This is a modification made to the Drop ALT High-Profile keyboard. Modifications made are very simple by replacing the default keycap set of Drop ALT High-Profile by using the Deep Space Keycap Set (GMK) which is sold at a price of $209.00. This is a really cool modification that you can certainly do yourself too.
Modification Idea 16
This modification was carried out on the Anne Pro 2 keyboard by replacing the standard keyboard keycaps using a custom keycap set from YMDK, namely YMDK Double Shot 104 Dyed PBT Shine Through Keyset OEM Profile Keycap Set. By using this keycap set, Anne Pro 2 which has a white body will look very cool. To do this modification is quite cheap, you only need a budget of about $ 20.89.
Modification Idea 17
This modification was made on the GMMK Pro 75% Barebone keyboard. The owner of this keyboard uses a Drop GMK White-On-Black Custom Keycap Set which makes this keyboard look cool. Then add a custom Enter Key and a red ESC Key to give a very cool red black combination. You will need about $130.00 for this simple modification.
Modification Idea 18
This modification uses TOFU60 ACRYLIC FROSTED 60% CASE and uses PCB DZ60 rev3.0. The keycap set used by the DSA DOLCH KEY SET gives a cool retro look to this custom keyboard build. It will cost you around $180.00 to get a cool keyboard setup like this.
Modification Idea 19
This modification is done on the Drop Alt High Profile keyboard which is 65% mechanical keyboard. The owner of this keyboard replaced the default keycap set using the DROP + MiTo GMK Laser and some custom keycaps from Artisans SuitedUp Keycaps Keybuto III. It will cost you around $180.00 to make this modification.
Modification Idea 20
This modification is done on 60% Brutal 60 Keyboard. The modification made is by using the 140 Key Japanese Bento Root Cherry Profile Dye Sub Keycaps set which makes this keyboard look very cool. To build a keyboard that looks cool like this, you need about $ 180.00.
Modification Idea 21
This is a build done on the very minimalistic GMMK Pro White ICE. Modifications were made only by changing the keycap set on the GMMK Pro by using the Mistel Doubleshot PBT Minimalist Keycaps Set which makes this GMMK Pro look very cool with a minimalist appearance. To get the results of a simple modification on GMMK Pro like this, you only need about $ 45.00 only.
Modification Idea 22
This is a cool build and modification done to the TM680 barebones keyboard. Modifications made only by using Akko Neon Keycap Set Cherry Profile which makes this TM680 look very cool. If you have a TM680 keyboard, this can also be your reference because the cost you need is quite cheap to get a modification like this. You only need about $60.00 for this modification.
Modification Idea 23
This is a modification made to the Epomaker AKKO MOD001 CNC Keyboard Kit which is a keyboard with a quality aluminum body. The owner of this keyboard uses a Sushi keycap set and some custom blue keycaps on some keyboard function keys. This is a very interesting build and modification and of course you can do it too. To add a keycap like this modification, you only need about $40.00.
Modification Idea 24
This is a modification made to the GMMK 60% keyboard. The modifications made are quite unique by combining 2 different keycap sets, namely Blank Thick PBT OEM Profile and SDYZ Japanese Keycaps, XDA Profile which makes this keyboard look very unique by using 2 different keycap profiles in one keyboard. To make this modification, you need a fee of about $ 50.00.
Modification Idea 25
This is a cool modification made to the Kemove Shadow DK61 60% mechanical keyboard by adding the very cool GunMjo Pro Custom Coiled USB C Cable and using the keyboard’s default keycap set. In order to make it cooler, you need to replace these default keycaps using Mistel Minimalist Doubleshot PBT Keycaps. This is a simple modification that will cost you around $80.00.
Modification Idea 26
This is a simple modification made to the Tecware B68 which is a 65% bluetooth keyboard. The owner of this keyboard just upgraded the default keyboard keycaps and replaced them with DROP + MITO GMK PULSE CUSTOM KEYCAP SET which makes this keyboard look really cool. To do this modification, you will need about $115.00.
By reading this article about keyboard modification ideas, we hope you get an idea of the keyboard that you will build with a design that may be the same or cooler than what we recommend. We will continue to add more ideas whenever we find cool keyboard modification ideas in the community and forums and will provide you with the information as the most accurate reference.
Kizaru is a fan, collector, and has a huge addiction to mechanical keyboards. Kizaru has a collection of dozens of mechanical keyboards that come in different sizes and use different switches. He also frequently contributes to various forums that discuss keyboards such as Reddit and GeekHack.