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New Membership structure for Maker Station!

Can Xmas come too early? No! it can’t! But we’ll try to MAKE it happen! We are doing a big revamp of the Maker Station and the first is the Membership and a whole website overhaul. We have decided that things are to complicated with a half-dozen memberships and levels, weird discount structures bla blaRead More

Hydro Dipping- an easy method to add graphics and patterns to your 3D printed object

Hydro Dipping: an easy method to add graphics and patterns to your 3D printed object. 3D printing technology is becoming progressively more accessible, and with it the demand for easy post-processing methods is also growing. Adafruit has recently published a useful how-to guide on Hydro Dipping, a simple but impressive technique that allows you toRead More

Job Automation: Is AI Capable of Human Creativity? | Big Think

There’s One Quality That Makes Humans Creative. Can AI Learn It?Andrew McAfeeAcademic and Information Technology ExpertYou’re probably reading this from either a smartphone or a laptop. It’s no small secret that the device you’re looking at can create works of art… if you put your mind to it. But therein lies the point that AndrewRead More

3D printer Up Mini 2 – no.1/8 | Maker Station

We have some new toys for you to work with 3D printer Up Mini 2 no.1/8 Build Volume 120(W) x 120(H) x 120(D) mm 4.7”(W) x 4.7”(H) x 4.7”(D) Layer Thickness 0.15 /0.20 /0.25 /0.30 /0.35 mm Power Adapter 110-240VAC,50-60 Hz,90W Supported Printing Material ABS PLA Dimension 255(W) × 365 (H) × 385(D) mm 10.0”(W)Read More

Vacuum forming & a material selection guide ?

Vacuum Forming Material Selection Guide This vacuum forming material selection guide is part of our free help with vacuum forming. It lists most common vacuum forming materials, their basic properties in standard grade, some advice on costs & typical uses for formings made from each material type. For more free help, view our process guide,Read More

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Afternoons with Pippa Hudson Interview on Cape Talk

Interview on Cape Talk We talked a bit of Maker Station and makerspaces with Pippa Hudson and Craig Dunlop from the Workspace DIY in Hout Bay.

Laser cut living hinges for neater designs

stuartChilds November 29, 2016 16:41 Laser cut living hinges for neater designs Adding flexibility to sheet material with DesignSpark Mechanical A living hinge is a flexible joint made from the same material as the parts that it joins together. These are commonly found on disposable or low-cost injection moulded plastic parts, one example is theRead More

Rico Rent-A- Chef | Your Personal Private Chef

Why get a Private Chef ?We all like to entertain and be the host of a party, but is it really necessary to sit in traffic, do the shopping, stand in line, cook and clean upwhile your guests are enjoying themselves ? No it is not.Treat yourself to the luxury of having qualified private chefRead More

Education STEM Apps | 3D Printing Systems South Africa

Thanks to the 3D printing revolution, there are now a myriad of different applications for creating 3D models. Gone are the days where one would require an engineering degree to create even a basic model. Today there are web applications, tablet and phone apps! We have selected some of the notable applications available that areRead More