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  • On 04-Mar-2017 we put on our first Embedded Software for Absolute Beginners workshop at HackOldham 1.5. 10 hardy Guinea Pigs signed up and, despite a minor issue with drive

  • I’ve had the need to make a part. I originally planned to 3D print it but the ‘legs’ at the right hand side were just too fragile. A talk with the mechani

  • A pop up shop will open in Oldham this week, providing a taster of what will be on offer at the spring launch of the region’s biggest permanent high street makerspace. Open

  • I’ve got quite a lot done since my last post. My neighbour kindly machined the Y axis risers and Y axis gantry for me. I really did not do much on these myself, so he

  • The sword was now ready to paint, the pva glue had provided a good surface for great coverage from this painting was easy, I used automotive spray paint it wasn’t any

  • I wanted to get a gift for my girlfriend sure I could buy flowers or chocolates but meh they are kinda not what a geeky girl wants…..a sword from an anime series? per

  • I decided one day while trudging the wastes of the game fallout to build the power armour. I looked at all kinds of home methods first using cups and boxes but none gave th

  • A self propelled maze solving sneaker. Yeah, that seems like a good idea.

  • I make Laser Tag equipment for a hobby. And I sometimes need to make clear acrylic domes for the sensor electronics to be housed in. To accomplish this, I buy A4 2mm clear

Welcome one and all. We have a quick announcement for the Tuesday Board games Night for tonight (03 March).  We are moving the event from Area 51 to the Bank Top Tavern (Ignore the location provided by this months Meet-Up notifications).  We are looking for alternate...

New year, new Hack the Library event. Today was the first of our code club events, with our very first student able to pick Andys brain almost exclusively as she made her way through a few basic programs.  Remember if you have a child, grandchild, small...

There is no doubt that 3d printing is an amazing leap forward in technology and as prices come down and usage goes up I'm sure that more and more people will be doing interesting things like this...

Our first Meetup of the year came and went with little and few in attendance.  But then given the snap frost, snow and ice, we can hardly blame you.  By the time we all left the ground was quite treacherous and the roads only just drivalbe...

And so we stride into the new year, blinking away the fuge of mid-winter and swelling from the repasts eaten over the Christmas period to ask ourselves 'What happened to that idea of making a hackspace community again?' Well fear not gentlefolk, we're still alive and...

First off a great thank you to everyone who showed up, hopefully we can make this a regular thing in the coming year. On Wednesday the 26th of November we had our first WordPress Group MeetUp hosted at the Web Applications UK Centre of Excellence and...

Yesterday was the first of our monthly #HackTheLibrary days at Oldham Library where we take over an area of the library and share our passion for technology and making with the general public. [caption id="attachment_266" align="alignnone" width="300"] #HackTheLIbrary[/caption] Throughout the day we made LED Throwies, A simple...

We like pubs, we particularly like the Bank Top Tavern, they have been and continue to be fantastic to us. However there comes a time, when every hacker, even the currently homeless ones like us has to get down and...

So much is happening right now and unfortunately we can't quite share it publicly, but fingers crossed there will be lots of news coming this week. One thing we all need to do is get the communication going between the meets, there is lots to be...

Its that time again where we get together at the Bank Top Tavern, drink beer, play games and plan world domination. This month we have some exciting news to share so join us and find out what its all about. http://www.meetup.com/HackOldham-Meetup/   Meanwhile, you many enjoy what the hackers...