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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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More top women makers

More top women makers

There was lots of positive feedback from the previous post on top women makers. Before we get into the details, I thought it worth mentioning that there is no kind of order to the list, the makers were just split

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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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Time for the Makers Movement to grow up

Time for the Makers Movement to grow up

Robin Raskin from Living in Digital Times recently wrote about the need for the Maker Movement to grow up. She mentions three key points, firstly to match the items that are made with people who need them, to promote the

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Workshopshed is going to New York Makers Faire

Workshopshed is going to New York Makers Faire

I’m happy to announce that my project was selected by the judges from Atmel and Element14 to be the winner of the Enchanted Objects Design Contest. The judges were impressed by the content you produced and how you blended mechanical

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London’s First Mini Makers Faire

London's First Mini Makers Faire

This weekend saw London’s first Mini Makers Faire. On Saturday was the interactive day was based at the London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle. There were a few trade stalls, many creations people had made, projects to get

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Tool makers

Tool makers

I had intended my last post to go out today rather than Wednesday but I messed up on the scheduling. So here’s an extra bonus post on tool makers. Here’s some of my favourite makers from Home Made Tools. John

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Engineering Courses for model makers

Engineering Courses for model makers

For people interested in starting up in model engineering they often buy some equipment and some books and just learn by trial and error. However a beginners training course can really help you get past the first few hurdles and

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