A typical open meeting at Basingstoke Makerspace

This weekly open evening carried on the theme of wood-turning. Our wood lathe now has a foot safety switch and improved personal protective equipment. A group of us, having been shown basic techniques last week, had a teach-in about the correct tools for specific applications and how to part […]

Raspberry Pi and Image recognition and processing

Tuesday 29th May – An evening of what can be achieved with a Raspberry Pi in the area of image processing – including demonstrations of… Basic image display and capture from the Pi camera Pin a moustache to your live video image. Find similar pictures based on an […]

Want to make something?

We have a laser cutter, 3-D printer, an electronics area, a photographic area, even a sewing machine and wood-turning lathe.We also provide regular talks about diverse subjects; such as Raspberry Pi, image recognition, and Block-chain.But the truth is that we are no longer just an events/talks based organisation, we are a proper Makerspace., We are starting to get...

What is a Makerspace?

Makerspace Community Ever had a good idea for something and wished that you could make it? There’s a worldwide community of people who shared your wish, and then decided to do something about it. This is the origin of the ‘Makerspace’ movement, that aims to give people the […]

13th June – Arduino Theme

An evening to discuss Arduino projects, whether your a programming expert or couldn’t tell your inputs from your outputs it doesn’t matter as this is an opportunity to come along and learn more, share more and help everyone get more out of it.