Much of what we do at the makerspace starts with a project from an individual member.
Leonardo da Vinci’s Bridge Join us for a fascinating talk by John Barrie-Smith about the various applications of Leonardo da Vinci Da Vinci’s design for a bridge. Come along to the Makerspace and watch him make a 10m long bridge in less than an hour without nails or […]
At the end of January 2020 Basingstoke Makerspace organised an evening to teach soldering skills. The free basic soldering workshop was open for both members and visitors. It was simple through-hole component soldering on a pre-made circuit board. We had ten free flashing light kits but some attendees […]
Many D & D games use maps to help players visualise what is happening to the characters. "Ghosts of Saltmarsh" extended the map idea to 3D gameboard of a ship. We decided to make a 3D game board at the makerspace. We starting from the basic four level design in the Saltmarsh manual ...
During the recent “cold night” evening we looked at the uses of coldness, as a photographic technique, as a wine cooler and to make a cloud chamber. While we achieved the low temperatures needed to make a cloud chamber we were not successful in terms of seeing cosmic […]
Pottery Demonstration – November 2019 We had a great open Tuesday evening recently with a talk and demonstration of the basics of pottery making by a professional ceramic potter – Cáit Gould. who appeared on BBC2’s Pottery Throwdown Competition. Her talk included, not only the basics of […]