Archive for January, 2017
Top women makers
A combination of the recent women’s march and some comments from Naomi Wu reminded me that my content is biased towards middle-aged white guys. So I decided to feature some of the women makers I follow on twitter and other channels.
Building a new workshop shed
I caught up with Richard Fletcher from WhatShed and quizzed him on buying a new workshop shed. Workshopshed: Hi Richard, thanks for being interviewed, could you let the readers know a bit about WhatShed? Richard: WhatShed are the number one
The 2017 theme was “bring something Freaky” so I made a burnt wooden medal with blood-red detailing. The prize went to Doug with his “Granny Gross Ghosts”
What’s on my bookshelf
I’ve quite a pile of books on my shelf at the moment, I thought I’d share some of them. The is a book that was sitting on my wish list for a long time. The reason is that it was
Will robots take over our jobs?
There’s been a commentary running throughout 2016, and I don’t mean Brexit or Celebrity deaths. The message is that the robots are coming to take our jobs. It’s been mentioned by the BBC, Guardian, Telegraph, Washington Post and CNBC even
First make of the year
The first make of the year was a bit of 3D printing. I am road testing a Bitscope Blade over on Element14 and wanted to mount my disk and power supply on a board. Design After failing to find anything