Customising In-ear Headphones

Steve Hawtin demonstrated customising a pair of in-ear headphones at the Tuesday open evening on 20th August 2019. The material he employed was some “silicone moulding paste”.  This is available under the name “Gedeo Siligum” from Amazon, Hobbycraft and other retailers.  The resulting material is rubbery but resilient, […]

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 […]

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 […]