Archive for January, 2017

Top women makers

Top women makers

A combination of the recent women’s march and some comments from Naomi Wu reminded me that my content is biased towards middle-aged white guys. So I decided to feature some of the female makers I follow on twitter and other

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Building a new workshop shed

Building a new workshop shed

I caught up with Richard Fletcher from WhatShed and quizzed him on buying a new workshop shed. Workshopshed: Hi Richard, thanks for being interviewed, could you let the readers know a bit about WhatShed? Richard: WhatShed are the number one

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What’s on my bookshelf

What's on my bookshelf

I’ve quite a pile of books on my shelf at the moment, I thought I’d share some of them. The Manual of Direct Metal Sculpture is a book that was sitting on my wish list for a long time. The

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Will robots take over our jobs?

Will robots take over our jobs?

There’s been a commentary running throughout 2016, and I don’t mean Brexit or Celebrity deaths. The message is that the robots are coming to take our jobs. It’s been mentioned by the BBC, Guardian, Telegraph, Washington Post and CNBC even

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First make of the year

First make of the year

The first make of the year was a bit of 3D printing. I am road testing a Bitscope Blade over on Element14 and wanted to mount my disk and power supply on a board. Design After failing to find anything

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