Darkroom Warning Light

The new darkroom is approaching completion so Steve H made this warning light.  Nigel had a set of LEDs from an old torch.  Steve designed the box to fit the LEDs and four AA batteries (the original torch used eight C sized batteries).  The pieces were cut on […]

Customised Cookies

We have created two new videos about customised cookie cutters.  These are available on YouTube (here and here).  In the first one Alex and Steve H briefly discuss making and using a customised cookie cutter. The second video is almost 15 minutes long and goes into much more […]

Customising In-ear Headphones

Steve Hawtin demonstrated customising a pair of in-ear headphones at the Tuesday open evening on 20th August 2019. The material he employed was some “silicone moulding paste”.  This is available under the name “Gedeo Siligum” from Amazon, Hobbycraft and other retailers.  The resulting material is rubbery but resilient, […]

Eiffel Tower model – Paper Card Sculpture

Steve H built this model of the Eiffel Tower in Paris from a single A4 sheet of card.  He used the Laser Cutter to score and cut the card.   Once you have cut the basic shape it can be folded as shown in the animation above.  The folding […]

Scale Maille

Earlier this year  Shorey Designs  invented fabric-based flexible scale-maille. They did this  by 3D printing individual scales with a backing tulle fabric, embedded after half a dozen print layers. We could not resist giving this a go at Basingstoke Makerspace. As you can see we produced a robust set […]