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 […]

7:30 pm Monday 15th October –   Photography Interest Group –  Water droplets! .

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 […]

The Astrolabe – what it is, and how to make one

Before the 17th century the premier astronomical instrument was the astrolabe, an early ancestor of the slide rule, theodolite and planetarium.

Basic Cosplay Helmet Making

Cosplay is a hobby that involves creating costumes taken from anime, cartoons, comic books, films, television and video games. The talk will show how to create a range of costumes. The bulk of the discussion will revolve around the Kylo-Ren helmet. We hope to build a helmet from scratch during the […]

Want to make something?

We have a laser cutter, 3-D printer, an electronics area, a photographic area, even a sewing machine and wood-turning lathe.We also provide regular talks about diverse subjects; such as Raspberry Pi, image recognition, and Block-chain.But the truth is that we are no longer just an events/talks based organisation, we are a proper Makerspace., We are starting to get...