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Tuesday Open evening talk about Crossrail Signalling

March 11, 2019

Last Tuesday at Basingstoke Makerspace many of the members and some visitors sat down to an interesting talk by Kevin Roche about railway signalling in the UK and its use on the new Crossrail aka ‘The Elizabeth Line’. Crossrail will run from Reading and Heathrow through new tunnels under London… Read more

Tethering a camera to laptop

Photography Interest Group – Tethering Workshop – Monday 18th February at 7pm

February 13, 2019

Amateur photographers are often unaware of the benefits of tethering to a computer. Digital images can be almost instantly viewed  on a larger screen once you tether to a laptop or tablet. You can spot issues with focus, lighting, posing or composition and reduce post processing using such rapid feedback.  Join… Read more

The final completed memorial.

Tadley Rememberance Day Memorial 2018

November 13, 2018

Basingstoke Makerspace recently helped Tadley Scouts and Tadley and District History Society, to produce a memorial for the fallen soldiers of Tadley. The background to this project started in early 2018, when a group of Tadley scouts, as part of a scouting explorer belt challenge, walked the length of Belgium… Read more

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

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