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  • 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.

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...

So @p0welly has just been chatting to Millie on Preston FM, We'll post the podcast when it goes live, but if you want any more information about the things discussed, check out the links below. *** edit *** Here it is, you can listen in full on...

  For the coming months we have a home, so now we are more than just an idea. Until further notice we will be meeting at The Bank Top Tavern on the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm. You can find the full details about the meeting...

What started out as an idea, is starting to become a reality. This week the founders will be meeting up for our first formal meeting, the aim is to get organised, dish out some tasks and set a date for our public meet ups, details of...

Welcome to HackOldham, or at least welcome to the idea of HackOldham. You see a few of us geeky types want to build something, and we need your help and support to do it. We want to build a Hackspace where people of all backgrounds can come together...

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