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

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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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Inspiration?

Inspiration?

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

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Fantasy tool shop

Fantasy tool shop

Have you ever gone to a tool shop, web site or catalogue and browsed through, picking out a fantasy shopping basket of those things you’d get if money was no object? I know I have. So I put the question

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A secret door found at the back of the larder

A secret door found at the back of the larder

Whilst trapped in lockdown, Jim and Hilda Bloggs of Bellhouse Road, Sheffield were not expecting to find a priceless historical artefact. When Jim and Hilda decided to re-arrange their store cupboard, little did they know what the would discover. “It

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Projects vs Kits

Projects vs Kits

I finished off a project over the weekend for a magazine and also had a message from a budding builder who wanted to create their own version of the EL wire sign created for HackSpace. This got me thinking about

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