Recent Tuesday evening – Makerspace soldering workshop..

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 […]

Recent Tuesday: A talk about Amateur Satellites!

Amateur Satellites are becoming more and more impressive. Come along to this fascinating talk and see what technologies amateurs have been able to put in space.

Recent Tuesday: Pottery Demonstration

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 […]

Recent Meeting – Dry Ice Photography

At a recent meeting we looked at at  photographing the effects of dry-ice.  Dry ice is useful in theatre productions that require dense fog effects. The fog originates from the bulk water into which the dry ice is placed, and not from atmospheric water vapor (as is commonly […]

Open Day – October 2019

Tea, coffee and cake – Open to all The Basingstoke MakerSpace Openday on Sat 19th October 2019 was where members showed off what they made over the last six months, They also demonstrated the available tools and were available to give advice.