New Weekly Magazine – Build a mechanical elephant

New Weekly Magazine - Build a mechanical elephant

Due to the popularity of the Welding the Elephant post, we’ve decided to publish a new weekly magazine and kit so you can weld your own elephant. Each edition will include parts and instructions to build a sub-assembly such as

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BeagleBone Blue

BeagleBone Blue

At the beginning of the year I was approached to look at a new electronics board. It was officially announced last week so I can now tell you about it. The board in question was the BeagleBone Blue. This builds

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Building a wall

Building a wall

Those who have been following on twitter will know of my latest DIY project to build an internal wall. It is my most ambitious project to date, although it is not the first time I’ve been involved in such a

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The 6 Best Ways to Double the Storage in Your Workshop/Shed

The 6 Best Ways to Double the Storage in Your Workshop/Shed

If you’re anything like me, your shed might resemble something like the picture above. Though I do my best to keep my shed organized, there are still random items on the floor and I’m constantly digging through tool boxes to

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Titan Combi Drill

Titan Combi Drill

Those who follow on twitter will know that my cordless drill died mid-project. I believe the brushes wore out. As I was in the middle of building, I did not have the chance to strip it down and determine the

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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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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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