Archive for June, 2017

Solar powered car maintenance workshop

Solar powered car maintenance workshop

Workshopshed: Mark Bradley aka Buzz dropped me a message via the contact form letting me know of his project to run his car repair/maintenance workshop from solar power over the summer. He has a mixture of high power items such

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Shed Competition

Shed Competition

Attention all you shed enthusiasts. Waltons are looking for your favourite shed pictures and have a great prize for the best. Watch out though as they are quite strict on their definition of a shed, no bunkers or castles in

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Under stairs storage trolley

Under stairs storage trolley

Workshopshed: Russ is a friend of mine from since college, we spent many hours at the student TV studio and then later worked together installing software around the globe. Last month, I got together with Russ and another friend Richard

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OpenSCAD and DXF import

OpenSCAD and DXF import

I was thinking about making a base for the Furby driver in my Upcycle It design challenge. To model the base, I took the existing base and drew around it. I then scanned the image and imported it into Inkscape.

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Upcycle It Design Challenge

Upcycle It Design Challenge

Interactive Race Car Driver The Element14 Design challenge has come to an end and I’ve submitted my final report, The Checkered Flag. I’ve also created a test video for the car. The other competitors have also completed their reports. Here’s

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Future of Blogging

As part of the Upcycle It design challenge over on Element14, I’ve been blogging a lot on their community site. I’ve also been following with interest a discussion on why those blogs are part of the challenge. For me the

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