Inspiration

What inspires you to make and repair?

Mechanical Gadgets

It's mechanical, it's a gadget
Mechanical Gadgets

Projects

Ideas for projects and people's projects
Projects

Sculpture

Most of the sculptures featured here are made from metal or mixed materials. I find sculptures inspiration, just because something does not have a pure functional purpose does not mean it does not have value.
Sculpture

Articles

Heritage Steam to go Electric

Heritage Steam to go Electric

The Merioneth and Llantisilly Railway Traction Company Limited has announced that from this year their steam engines will be using electricity

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Made from scratch

Made from scratch

The other day on Twitter, the monster 3D printing enthusiast Ivan Miranda asked about the meaning of the phrase “made from scratch”.

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The Barony A-Frame

The Barony A Frame

The A-Frame can be seen for miles around standing out against the clear blue skies of East Ayrshire. A reminder of the coal industry that once dominated the area. The A-Frame is all that is left of the Barony pithead

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A year of change

A year of change

This year started out quite similar to most, I made a medal for the PSTOIC dinner, was experimenting with stepper motors and wiring an extractor fan for the Workshopshed. Popular science had also published my article about making your own

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10 DIY Projects To Spice Up Your Quarantine

10 DIY Projects To Spice Up Your Quarantine

With the high rate of COVID-19 virus spreading around, many folks are stuck at home and all seems boring. I thought it would be great if you can get creative by building some artsy, practical DIY woodworking projects to spice

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Patreon ?

“Did you ever consider Patreon either as something minor to fund the hobbies or as a full-time income?” asked my mate Kevin. I did think about becoming a full time maker earlier in the year whilst otherwise out of work.

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Win the ultimate Father’s Day…

Win the ultimate Father’s Day...

Buffalo Trace Distillery invites you to nominate the father figures in your life to receive their own home bar packed with delicious bourbon. To enter pop over to Instagram. Here at Buffalo Trace, fellowship and sharing a drink with loved

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Badass Maker Women Film Festival

Badass Maker Women Film Festival

element14 have been looking for the top makers and engineers to join their element14 Presents team. Now is your chance to vote for the winners

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