Open Day – October 2019

Tea, coffee and cake – Open to all The Basingstoke MakerSpace Openday on Sat 19th October 2019 was where members showed off what they made over the last six months, They also demonstrated the available tools and were available to give advice.  

The Astrolabe in 5 parts

Steve H created a set of five short videos about the Astrolabe last year.  They are available on YouTube.  This provides a short overview of the instrument.  It explains its use, history and construction. The second part covers some more detailed calculations. The third part explores the use […]

Hampshire TV Interview

Hampshire TV interviewed Steve H about the work we do at the Makerspace.  They broadcast on Freeview Channel 7 in Hampshire,and put it at https://www.facebook.com/ThatsTVHants/videos/2655413397836001/ if you have FaceBook.  If not here it is.

September Pi Night – 7pm on the 19th Sept 2019

This month we didn’t have a particular topic lined up. Members came along with a range of Raspberry Pi and Arduino questions. We dicussed: using a Pi to control things in the house (and provide an interface that a smartphone can use as well); creating a Pi camera […]

Customised Cookies

We have created two new videos about customised cookie cutters.  These are available on YouTube (here and here).  In the first one Alex and Steve H briefly discuss making and using a customised cookie cutter. The second video is almost 15 minutes long and goes into much more […]