Visit to Almera Wikihouse Project Near Amsterdam, June the 2nd 2022 Having been interested in the Wikihouse concept for a number of years my wife and I finally got the chance to visit a Wikhouse in the making. Almera is a new city about 30 km...

This project aims to make freely available the 3D models and techniques to make open-backed, wooden-soled clogs using digital tools. Most shoes contain various types of plastic. Clogs are cool, comfortable, and made from sustainable materials. The clogs described here are made using a CNC...

The construction of the wind turbine came about from conversations with a friend who lives around these parts and who was thinking about running training courses in making low cost environmental energy products. It seemed to me that many components necessary to build the turbine,...

The Maker Space now has a very basic CNC embroidery machine that can be used to embroider small designs onto tee-shirts and other textiles items. The embroidery machine came about because somehow I acquired an extra driver-board when I was converting the laser cutter, and also...

Lasersaur Conversion Just before Christmas the driveboard on my lasersaur packed up. Not a good time for a laser cutter to stop working! . The Lasersaur project is no longer what it was, and does not sell fully made up controller boards any more which...

Covid 19 has changed the way most of us live and work and nobody really knows when or how normality will return. What it has shown us is the importance of both global collaboration and developing resilient communities. For a number of years now CNC...

I have now completed a compost toilet for the use of all you lucky makers. Situated around the back of the workshop it is composed of two large plastic bins a urine separator and a tank. Pee is separated and collected in the tank and...

Tilty McTiltface is a parabolic-trough evacuated tube solar cooker.  Solar cookers work by focussing sunlight on a dark absorber.  The resulting heat is used to cook food.  CNC laser cutting at Makerspace enabled very accurate manufacturing of the parabolic trough reflector guides.  The reflector allows...