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The picture on the right is a kit of parts for a ShrimpBot, a small low cost robot that could be your ideal introduction to the world of robotics – your very own robot! We’re considering running a workshop later … Continue reading
We’ll be hosting the 3rd Leeds Raspberry Jam on the 16th Feb starting 12pm. Previous events have seen mini arcade systems, Raspberry Pi ports of classic games, and the amazing PiFace to Minecraft hack from Angus (As featured on Hack … Continue reading
If you forget where you are you can just check our new sign (yes, blue LEDs are a bit over-used, but it’s the Leeds Hackspace colour, so I couldn’t resist). The sign is laser cut from 3mm transparent acrylic with … Continue reading
Our MendelMax 3D printer hasn’t even printed anything yet (The first extruder we fitted was unfortunately far from serviceable, and we’re still awaiting some parts for the replacement – a tried and tested design) but we’ve upgrading parts on it … Continue reading
We’re hosting Leeds’ first Raspberry Jam! Â For anyone who’s interested in the Raspberry Pi and would like to meet up with other people who share that interest. Â There’s no strict structure to the meetup, but we plan to have demonstrations … Continue reading
I’m happy to report that our lathe is now working. There’s a shortage of tooling at the moment, but hopefully this situation will improve over the next few weeks. Details on the lathe are being collected in our wiki.
From the 23rd to the 25th of November creative places around Mabgate and Sheepscar will be open to the public and we’re happy to announce we’ll be taking part. The hackspace will be open from 12pm to 6pm on Saturday … Continue reading
We have a saying, “everything’s better with lasers!”, this definitely applies to a hackspace and now we’ve got access to a laser cutter we’re out to prove it. Inductions in use of the laser cutter are ongoing, laser cutter time … Continue reading
Soon our battlestation laser cutter will be fully operational, and we’ll be one step further towards world domination. Yes, on Saturday 6th October we’ll be acquiring our first laser cutter, and it seems that members are already thinking up lots … Continue reading