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Dissasembly Workshop

Workshop I Carefull disassembly of suitable E-Waste – Tools supplied Learn about  Good design, Design for obsolescence, Recycling and recyclable materials and processes Workshop II Basic electronic hardware hacking Creative session building props, characters etc. with E-waste parts E-waste stop motion workshop using characters

“Is Your Repurposed Wood Pallet Toxic?” – Organic Authority

We ban Pallets for 2 main reasons: The safety of our Makers and Machines (nails) The possible toxicity and treatment / or not of the wood (see article below) Is Your Repurposed Wood Pallet Toxic? – Kirsten Hudson, 11 July 2012 We love repurposing projects. That’s why we were quite depressed to find out that

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 bla

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 to

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 Andrew

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)

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,

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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 the

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