Archive for February, 2015

A new exhibition of amazing machines

A new exhibition of amazing machines

Novelty Automation is an experience to delight, bewilder and surprise. It is a cross between a penny arcade, art installation and Heath Robinson sketchbook.

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Crossness Pumping Station Visit

Crossness Pumping Station Visit

Back in September 2011 Martin visited the Crossness Pumping Station, built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette and officially opened by the Prince of Wales in April 1865. Martin Evans: This was the Victorian’s solution to London’s sewage problem. The basic idea

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Solar powered workshop

Geo5 Solarpower Kit

I’ve got a big cable connecting my shed to the mains supply but for many people the distance or terrain make it difficult to install power. So I’ve asked Kevin from The Solar Shed to explain a bit about the

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Bench hook – Mini Woodworking Project

Using The Bench Hook

A bench hook is a simple project that teaches many woodworking skills and helps you when sawing. There were no free plans with instructions so I wrote some.

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Being creative – Its not what you think it is.

Being creative - Its not what you think it is.

A few thoughts on how to stay creative and some homework!

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Hamburg a city of skilled engineers

Hamburg a city of skilled engineers

Regular Workshopshed reader Alan recently visited some friends in Hamburg and marveled at the engineering delights he saw there.

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Raspberry Pi 2 – Hands On Videos

The long awaited Raspberry Pi 2 has been launched today, it’s faster and has more ram than it’s predecessors so you’ll be able to more with it for the same price

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