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  • 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 been trying to optimise the way I make Milestag sensor domes. These are electronic sensors that receive infra red light and convert this into a stream of binary

  • So seeing as Fitbit bought Pebble, and development is going to end on the Pebble platform, everyone is selling off their stock of Pebbles cheap. And I love a bargain. So I

  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...

Ignite is a event  in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes. Learn more at igniteshow.com [gravityform id="3" name="Event Pre-Registration" field_values="event_name=Ignite"]...

Kids club helping find the next generation of Hackers and Makers [gravityform id="3" name="Event Pre-Registration" field_values="event_name=Code Club"]...

Find out all about 3d Printing, laser cutting and other rapid prototyping technology. Turn your idea in to a reality. [gravityform id="3" name="Event Pre-Registration"]...

A monthly meeting for users and developers of the WordPress content management system to learn and share. We are looking to start this soon, so fill in the form below to show your interest. [gravityform id="3" name="Event Pre-Registration" field_values="event_name=Wordpress Users Group"]  ...

Helping people to fix their old devices,  with the aid of the Restart Project a London-based social enterprise that encourages and empowers people to use their electronics longer, by learning fundamental repair and maintenance skills. You can find out more at http://therestartproject.org [gravityform id="3" name="Event Pre Registration" field_values="event_name=Restart Party"]...