Archive for July, 2017

Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop

Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop

It’s not everyday you get a woodworking book with a song on the back cover. But this is not your ordinary woodworking book and the Offerman Woodshop is not your ordinary woodshop. The Offerman Woodshop is made up of a

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Printer and Shower Repair

Printer and Shower Repair

Thanks to Devil Printers and a few Ebay sales, I’ve a replacement for the trashed 3D printer head that I destroyed a few weeks back. Thanks to Cel’s headlock design, it’s a really simple job to swap the head so the new

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Top Women Makers

Top Women Makers

Following on from the previous two posts on top women makers, here’s some more of my favourite makers. Debbie Stirling I first saw Debbie when she gave a talk at the IET back in 2014. She’s an inspirational speaker and

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The future of design

The future of design

CGTrader asked me to share insights on the topic “Designing for the future: trends we need to consider now” and be a part of broader discussion of how the future of design will look like. Here’s my take on how

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DIYODE Magazine

DIYODE Magazine

Just this month a new electronics and making magazine has launched from a publisher in Australia. DIYODE magazine has a great mix of features, education and projects. The magazine style seems to be an easy read but without dumbing down.

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Technology Will Save Us

Technology Will Save Us

“Technology Will Save Us is on a mission to spark the creative imagination of young people using hands-on technology” I’ve seen “Tech will save us” around a few makerfaires and they always have something fun to show and have a

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Key DIY Timber & How to Identify your wood

Key DIY Timber & How to Identify your wood

Do you consider yourself something of a DIY genius? Perhaps you’re more of a tinkerer, or a do-it-yourself newbie who’s keen to improve? Whatever your practical status, you can never know enough about the materials you’re working with.   When

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