Much of what we do at the makerspace starts with a project from an individual member.
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 on 26th November 2019 when we had a talk on 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 […]
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 ...
Steve H created a set of five short videos about the Astrolabe last year. They are available on YouTube. This provides a short overview of the instrument. It explains its use, history and construction. The second part covers some more detailed calculations. The third part explores the use […]