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This is scale-maile, a bit like chain-maile but with scales

Scale Maille

October 17, 2018

Earlier this year  Shorey Designs  invented fabric-based flexible scale-maille. They did this  by 3D printing individual scales with a backing tulle fabric, embedded after half a dozen print layers. We could not resist giving this a go at Basingstoke Makerspace. As you can see we produced a robust set of scales… Read more

Laser-cut greeting cards and Halloween Decorations.

October 16, 2018

The laser cutter at Basingstoke Makerspace is ideal for cutting paper and card. Steve H made the following cards and  seasonal decorations at Basingstoke Makerspace. The ability to choose to cut or only score the surface of the card by varying the laser settings is invaluable when creating complex 3D pop-up… Read more

7:30 pm Monday 15th October –   Photography Interest Group –  Water droplets! .

October 11, 2018

On Monday 15th October the photography interest group spent an evening photographing  water drops.   David who took the above picture said: “On Monday Basingstoke Makerspace held a ‘photographing drops’ session. I think this is my favourite shot of the night from my camera. It’s also given me an idea… Read more

The Astrolabe – what it is, and how to make one

June 29, 2018

Before the 17th century the premier astronomical instrument was the astrolabe,
an early ancestor of the slide rule, theodolite and planetarium. Read more

Also made at the Makerspace

Door number
3d printed shoe
3d printed shoe
Laser-cut jigsaw
Laser-cut jigsaw
3D printed flower vase
3D printed flower vase
Wood turned bowl
Wood turned bowl