Much of what we do at the makerspace starts with a project from an individual member.
Full instructions are on inventables –> https://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Walking-Robot-Very-Simple/ To save you the effort of drawing the shape onto card… Print the PDF template, scaled to fill a landscape A4 card . The single A4 piece of card includes templates for four individual horses ( You can colour them […]
On Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 we had a fascinating talk by John Barrie-Smith about the various applications of Leonardo da Vinci’s design for a bridge. We watch him make a 6m long bridge in ten minutes without nails, bolts or screws. The talk also considered other applications of […]
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 […]