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 lap
So, we finally have the laser cutter up and running at Hack Oldham, this means I can make a start on my long to-do list of things to make. This began with a pencil box for
Sometimes we get thrown a curve ball during Digital Drop In.
We are proud to announce that we have recently been awarded the Action Together – Quality in Action Award. Action Together are a local organisation that supports comm
To finish my router I needed to make the Z axis. Here you can see the linear bearings and the ball nut mount on top, with the Kress router mount below. I had already ordere
I have been continuing work on my DIY CNC router this week by starting on the Y axis. This moves along the linear rails at the top and bottom of the Y gantry: The Y axis ne
Oldham Economy and Skills Partnership – A Digital Perspective When our new mayor, Andy Burnham, held his digital summit back in July, I was thrilled to see my digital colle
I sometimes have the need to make many surface mount printed circuit boards. Typically these take me about 30 minutes per board to make manually with a soldering iron. I h
Hopefully you’ve seen the digital signage in the HackSpace window. I hope you agree, it looks quite good. All for under £10 (initially) plus some bits we had lying around.
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 companies tend to shy...
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. Opening on January 14 in Tommyfield Market, the temporary unit will provide demonstration areas where...
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 expensive brand but the coverage was great, a layer of primer even though I had...