Author Archives: jon
I’ve recently got back into photography and one thing that was really annoying me was the packaging that filters are shipped in – it simply doesn’t make a decent case for storing the filter when not in use, so I … Continue reading
Those of you who’ve been to the hackspace in the last week will have noticed that new workbenches have been installed in the workshop. There’s a shelf for storage beneath each bench and which should allow the vast majority of … Continue reading
Our bandsaw has needed a bit of TLC for a while, the clamp lever for the fence was broken, making it impossible to use it as a guide so straight cuts were impossible, a situation not helped by the fact … Continue reading
To see more you’ll need to come to Light Night Leeds on 3rd October – you’ll find us in Leeds City Museum!
Our lonely little circuit board now has 511 friends and Light Night is fast approaching. Construction continues.
It doesn’t look much does it? How could something this mundane unleash such huge amounts of awesome? Keep watching to find out!
Since both the hackspace, and my home are fairly close to the approach to Leeds/Bradford airport, and I’ve always had an interest in aircraft I’ve often wondered what was flying around, so decided that building my own virtual radar system … Continue reading
*UPDATE*: Code available at https://github.com/pbrook/owled A couple of months ago we acquired an arcade cabinet from the lovely people at HacMan (it was non-working and surplus to requirements). Since then Martyn has been working on replacing the screen with a … Continue reading
I’m writing this because it appears we’re not the only ones to suffer from this problem, but there’s little information out there, and it initially had most people I asked completely baffled. Martin Raynsford suggested the problem was most likely … Continue reading
This weekend the national modelling and model engineering show is back to Harrogate. It’s a fantastic day out whether you’re after tools, materials or just inspiration for your next project. We’ll be paying a visit at some point over the … Continue reading