Archive for April, 2020

Inspiration?

Inspiration?

Where to get inspiration from and what to do with it when you get it.

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Every Tool’s a Hammer

Every Tool's a Hammer

“Life is what you make it” Adam Savage is well known for his time on the popular show “Myth Busters”. And in the maker community, he’s also know for his humour and skill in making cosplay and film props. He

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How to Install Plumbing in Your Work Shed

How to Install Plumbing in Your Work Shed

Having running water in a workspace comes with multiple benefits. It might be simply for hand washing, to supply water for a potting shed or craft workshop

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Laurence Molloy, Creative Smart Things

Laurence Molloy, Creative Smart Things

Today we are chatting to Laurence Molloy, a creative technologist who specialises in STEAM Outreach.

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A new volcano discovered at the bottom of the garden

A new volcano discovered at the bottom of the garden

To make the volcano diorama for the Dodo automata, I’ve been using up some offcuts of MDF. Using my original sketch, I sized up the background and cut that out, painting it with the blue silk paint I used for

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Spot face cutter

Spot face cutter

I needed a tool for creating the breaks in stripboard, so I created my own from a broken drill and a branch from the garden

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Wax on, wax off

Wax on, wax off

Whilst in lockdown it can be hard to complete the exercises regime you are used to. So can we use a bit of house renovation to fulfil the exercise bug?

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KiCAD footprints

KiCAD footprints

Following on from the post about designing stripboards and the one about DesignSpark, I decided to try and create some wire footprints for KiCad.

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