Getting to know: Craft and Cake

As a recent volunteer at Hack Oldham, I decided to get to know Hack a little better, by visiting some of the weekly activities. My first visit was to the Monday night session, Craft and Cake. As someone who considers themselves not very craftsy, I was shocked to find...

Laptop Stickers

I have recently been having a go at some vinyl cutting. Hack Oldham has a Mutoh cutter. So, what better thing to do than cut some stickers for members to stick on their laptops. I used Inkscape, an open source vector graphic editor to convert the logo to a vector and...

Making things with help from local business

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 mechanical engineers at work turned up ‘Constant Manufacturing’ based in Oldham. Large...