PSTOIC Medals

PSTOIC is the alumni association of the Student Television of Imperial College. Each year for the PSTOIC dinner we have a "Something" competition where people can bring along an item or items that fit the theme. These are then judged and the winner is awarded a medal that I've been making since 2015 (with a gap in 2021).

PSTOIC Medal 2022

PSTOIC Medal 2022

A last minute medal was needed for the “Bring something STOIC” so I used the milling machine to machine a billet.

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Composite Medal

Composite Medal

Finding a suitable blue material for the “Something Blue” theme was a bit of a head-scratcher. But some blue glass beads gave me an idea.

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Wire Medal

Wire Medal

The 2019 theme was “Something Foreign” so I took inspiration from the Pompidou centre in Paris which is famous for it’s external pipe work.

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PSTOIC Medal 2018

PSTOIC Medal 2018

The theme for 2018 PSTOIC reunion was “Something futuristic”. So I made an Adventure game inspired medal for the winner of the best futuristic something.

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Wooden Medal

Wooden Medal

The 2017 theme was “bring something Freaky” so I made a burnt wooden medal with blood-red detailing. The prize went to Doug with his “Granny Gross Ghosts”

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Repoussé Medal

Repoussé Medal

I’ve started reading on a new metalworking technique, new for me that is, the technique is a few thousand years old. That technique is “Repoussé” which is forming shapes in sheet metal by pushing from the reverse. It is often

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3D Printed Medal

3D Printed Medal

Every year I meet up with my old friends from the Student Television of Imperial College. On previous years I’ve taken along my Flea Chariot and some magic washers. This year the theme was “Something made this year”…

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