Come and see us at the Fresh Artisan Market on 21/22 September at the Shoe Factory Social Club, St Mary's Works, St Mary's Plain 10am-4pm - see some Hackspace makers with uniquely designed lamps and obelisks, jewellery, ceramics, lasercut steampunk 'curiosities' and amazing mechanical boxes.
Reginald Spleen's Curiosities https://www.reginaldspleen.co.uk
Brian Norman Jewellery http://briannorman.co.uk/
The Mendham Maker - Bespoke design and fabrication http://www.mendhammaker.co.uk/
Norwich Box Company https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/NorwichBoxCompany
Wobbly/wonky Pots - Hackspace Utility-ware ht...
It's a while since a blogpost appeared but be reassured, Norwich Hackspace is as active as ever. We now have around 60 members and whilst some leave, we are always welcoming new and interesting people to the fold.
Many of the founder members are regulars and help to keep the place running smoothly. We have developed many new skills, especially with 3D resin printing on the Wanhao D7 we bought last year. A couple of members have worked really hard to get the best out of the dinky little machine
For background please take a look at the first Speedo post.
So I was all smug after the first post that I had finally found a rock solid solution to the speedo gauge mechanism. However during testing a problem came up and that was with the zero com...
This week (I may have forgotten last week's post!) the hackspace was a little quiet but still lots going on, including:
Good mix of activities on Monday this week.
Neil was in the workshop creating plenty of wood chips on the lathe. James brought in an xBox One Kinect Camera (v2) which was used for 3d scanning and skeleton tracking via the windows SDK. Now the plug packs have come down in cost there seems to be plenty of hacking potential here - A definite upgrade on the 360 Kinects we have been using.
Tim 3D printed a couple of designs his son had put together in Blender and the laser cutter got some use as well: Alan laser cut a spool holder he designed for his 3D printer. We started a 'members' projects' wh...
This week at hackspace is much quieter compared to last week. On Monday….
The Men's shed has provided us with a home for nearly a year now. While they have been gracious hosts we have always planned to have our own space. We currently have access to Men's shed for 4 hours a week and with the new space we will be able to open everyday.
The developers Architekton have a £100 millon development project in process which will convert several large buildings into housing, shops and resturants. Read more in this EDP article: http://www.edp24.co.uk/property/revealed_100m_vision_for_former_norwich_shoe_factory_1_4599324
As planning can take a very long time Archi...