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Making board games with lasers

With our new laser cutter being purchased I thought it about time to finish of a post about what I did with the last one. Shogi is a Japanese variant of chess and unfortunately it is difficult to get a … Continue reading

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Pints of water all round!

Today saw the inaugural meeting of the Leeds HackSpace “You better believe I’m going to taste all the ingredients” (Lick All The Things!) Brewers and caffeine aficionados society (name to be confirmed). tldr: Equipment was sterilised, water was boiled and … Continue reading

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Creating a 3D Scanner – I want one!

I wanted to 3D print a part for a remote control car, I had recovered it from a skip from the back of my house and someone had super glued the steering to a metal shaft connected to one of … Continue reading

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Surface Mount?

Today we learned a lesson in quality control. And how little some suppliers have. We recently bought a set of (very) cheap “stepstick” 3D printer stepper motor drivers. While attaching heatsinks we noticed one board wasn’t mounting correctly. Further invstigation … Continue reading

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AGM! Soon..

We’re holding the AGM on the 1st of October. It’s a standard Tuesday night, not Tonight, not next Tuesday, but the Tuesday after. As any Tuesday, all and everyone are welcome. If there’s anything people think should be on the … Continue reading

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Vote for Us!

The BeagleBone Black challenge is over and we’ve managed to get the arms moving on the foosball table and track the ball using the BBB, motors, laser cut plastics, bits of wood and electronics! What we need now, so that … Continue reading

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What is Leeds Hackspace?

Presentation by Fligg (Director) and Joe (Member) as part of SuperPosition which are a set of short arty/technical/maker presentations hosted in the PackHorse in Leeds.

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An Introduction to (Hacking?) Electronics

While the Hackspace intends at some point to run workshops to help its members and possibly anyone else learn about making, hacking electronics and putting together circuitry (mainly with the Arduino, but not limited to) there’s a handy website out … Continue reading

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Happy to… us? Okay that’ll do!

Whether it’s of the Leeds Hackspace or just since we moved into our current location off Mabgate Green, it’s been almost a year (a year this Saturday so I’m told!) since we moved into the new space! There aren’t any … Continue reading

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80s Night

Bit of an impromptu 80s night tonight. Shinaku, deciding to get the BBC Micro working but lacking a monitor cable spent a little while playing with fedora 5.5 and a tv capture card before bodging a BNC test lead into service. Not … Continue reading

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