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FreeCAD for Makers

FreeCAD for Makers

As a periodic user of FreeCAD I was happy to see Jo Hinchliffe had written FreeCAD for Makers as he’s done some excellent tutorials.

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MakerSpace Magazine

MakerSpace Magazine

On a recent trip to the states, I dropped into Barnes and Noble to see if there were any interest magazines. And I was not disappointed. As well as finding a copy of Machinist’s Workshop with a differential chain hoist,

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Guild of Makers

Guild of Makers

The Guild of Makers is a membership organisation. It exists to encourage Makers to support, encourage and help each other. Definition of a Maker for the purposes of this Guild:A practical person who takes pride in creating physical items using their

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American Magazines for Makers

American Magazines for Makers

So that I’d have something to read on a long flight I dropped into a Barnes and Noble store to see what magazines were available. I picked these three. Nuts and Volts I’d heard of Nuts and Volts via the

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History Makers

History Makers

This weekend I had the chance to watch the recording of the first two episodes of “History Makers” a new podcast from Design Spark. This light hearted show pits Dr Lucy Rogers against comedienne Bec Hill in a competition to

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Makers Central

Makers Central

Over the bank holiday weekend I made my way up to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre for Makers Central. I arrived at Euston to find a load of football fans and a message saying my 8:45 train would likely not run

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Top Women Makers

Top Women Makers

Mad Morda I spotted Mad Morda via her application to host Element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”. She’s been making electronics, mods and 3D printed projects and publishing on youtube for the last year. I wish her the best of luck

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Top Women Makers

Top Women Makers

Following on from the previous two posts on top women makers, here’s some more of my favourite makers. Debbie Stirling I first saw Debbie when she gave a talk at the IET back in 2014. She’s an inspirational speaker and

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