Hi all, boredbondi here from Sydney.
Been using a Filco Majestouch TKL with cherry mx browns as my work from home keyboard for a few months now.
Until today I’ve used the board sitting directly on a cheap Ikea desk. Sound and feel have been terrible, loud and noisy and a very hard typing feel.
Hard to get deskmats in stock here, so today I tried a tea towel under the board. Folding twice in half along the short edge gets a perfect match to the TKL footprint.
Improvement in sound and feel is absolutely astonishing. It’s like a totally new and different board. Maybe MX browns and stock keycaps aren’t that bad after all.
Probably no surprise for anyone who’s used a deskmat, but for those new to the hobby, try a tea towel…