Raspberry Pi Night – 7pm Thursday 20th June 2019

On the third Thursday of each month Basingstoke Makerspace members get together for "Pi Night”. This is an open meeting to  answer Raspberry Pi related questions.  Many people  buy a Raspberry Pi and leave it sitting in a drawer unused. Come along to the Makerspace and find what can be done with it. Our group...

Green Screen Workshop – 8pm Mon 20th May 2019

At our Photography Subgroup Meeting in May we held a workshop on Green screen techniques. The workshop consisted of a short talk on the history of the techniques, followed by a demonstration of OBS software and a live green screen systems with webcam. We then tried out lighting […]

Julian House Charity Open Day 10am-2pm Thursday 6th June 2019

What is Julian House? Our Makerspace shares a building with Julian House. a charity aimed at supporting the homeless in Basingstoke. Turn up for the open day between 10am and 2pm on the 6th of June 2019 to find out more about what they do! While you are there […]

Looking Forward to Sunshine…

One of the aims of a makerspace is to make useful objects or at best an object that is useful under limited conditions.  Clearly a sundial is useful only when the sun is shining. At this moment, however, I am looking at a grey and overcast sky but […]

Eiffel Tower model – Paper Card Sculpture

Steve H built this model of the Eiffel Tower in Paris from a single A4 sheet of card.  He used the Laser Cutter to score and cut the card.   Once you have cut the basic shape it can be folded as shown in the animation above.  The folding […]