Photography Interest Group – Tethering Workshop – Feb 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 […]

A typical open meeting at Basingstoke Makerspace

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Update 25th March 2020 Regretfully we have suspended our regular Tuesday Open Evenings and all public access. Individual members can access the Makerspace, but should comply with current government COVID-19 directives.   Keep in touch with members & directors using the google group.  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/bsk-makerspace   This weekly open evening carried […]

Tadley Rememberance Day Memorial 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 […]

Scale Maille

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 […]

Laser-cut greeting cards and Halloween Decorations.

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 […]