Over the weekend I attended a short introduction course with puppet master Bernd Ogrodnik. Along with 300 other enthusiasts from around the globe, I learnt a little about carving, wood types, performance and the design of puppets. Bernd shared many
This last week, I renamed the branch on my Github repos from Master to Main. As I don’t use any kind of gitflow for my repositories and I don’t have to worry about team members, this was a pretty painless
Over the weekend, I had an email from Spun Gold TV. Spun Gold is an independent producer and has previously made shows such as Secrets of the National Trust with Alan Titchmarsh, Great Canal Journeys, Back in the Saddle and Love
Back in 2019, I had an idea to build a clone of the Cheesoid robot for a Project14 competition from Element14. I got as far as saving an old coffee tin and messaging David on Twitter. But I didn’t find
The Merioneth and Llantisilly Railway Traction Company Limited has announced that from this year their steam engines will be using electricity
The other day on Twitter, the monster 3D printing enthusiast Ivan Miranda asked about the meaning of the phrase “made from scratch”.
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
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