Maker interview – Mini Space invaders

Maker interview - Mini Space invaders

Victor Coleiro from Melbourne Australia has made some interesting projects which he’s shared on Youtube and Flickr. Workshopshed: Victor, thank you for agreeing to be interviewed, how about we start with where you make your projects? Victor Coleiro: I make

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Miniature Workshops

Miniature Workshops

I like to think that the Workshopshed is a small workshop but it’s no where near as small as these two: The Science Museum has a minature steam powered engineering workshop as photographed by Nic Brown. David Brookshaw makes some

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Machining under a microscope!

Machining under a microscope!

Although at times when making the flea circus chariot I had to use a magnifying glass I never actually did any machining using it. John R. Bentley has rigged up a LOMO MBC-10 (LF-100) stereo microscope in his workshop which

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Making the Victorian Flea Chariot – Part 1

Making the Victorian Flea Chariot - Part 1

Design As mentioned in the first flea chariot article, the design of the chariot was based on those seen on pathe newsreels and from the Tivoli Gardens flea circus. The spokeless design for the wheels was on the difficulties given

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Miniature Engineering

Miniature Engineering

In the process of looking for information about making my flea circus chariot I’ve tracked down a few other people who like to make small things. Charlotte and Martin Willmott made the papers recently with their models of tiny kitchen

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Miniature Steampunk Keyboard

Miniature Steampunk Keyboard

Lizabeta a Steam Punk engineer has been venturing into miniature engineering with her latest projects. Inspired by the shape of some parts from ebay she built the Mini Steampunk Keyboard Using tiny watch parts, aluminum scrapbook material and copper wire

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