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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Making a spoon

Making a spoon

On international women’s day, I put a shout out for all the women blacksmiths and welders I know on twitter. The result was a request from welder Stephanie from ASingleSpoon for a spoon for her project. My first thought was

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Robot Interview

Robot Interview

I’m a big fan of sculptures made from found objects such as the kinetic scuptures of Gina Kamentsky or the cars and dogs of Josh Welton. My latest such find is CyberCraft Robots, it’s best to introduce them by their

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Women Welders

Women Welders

Thanks to Freyja-Frigg of Tig Mig Frig, I’ve found out about three talented welders. Tig Mig Frig have interviewed Jackie Lundman who is a teacher at a trades school. Jackie took a trades discovery program back in 1996 and has

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