The September RepRap & 3D Printing Workshop took place at IBM Hursley today, 29th Sep 2013. You can see some pictures in the facebook album, and a video with interviews from printer owners, some filament info, print examples, as well as general chat. Keep an eye on the Workshops page for info about the next meetup.
The first Shrimping.it workshop took place at SoMakeIt yesterday evening which was fully sold out. Check out our Shrimping.it page for future dates. You can also see more pictures in the Facebook album for the evening.
We made a short video blog about some of the projects that were at the regular Tuesday opening, including Anton’s LED cube, Antony’s camera slide and trigger box, and the new J Head MK5b for Chris’s 3D printer which lives at the space. You can also check out more pictures in the facebook album for […]
This month we have a fantastic venue for the 3D printing user group, IBM’s Hursley site is Europe’s largest Software Lab, steeped in the history of the computer industry and prior. With plenty to see and more than a few IBMers owning printers this is sure to be a large meetup. Directions to Hursley can be found […]
Fundraising, Workshops and New Groups We’ve been busily working on growing the space and scheduling some events and workshops. We’ve also been planning the future of the space and raising funds so we can expand! Fundraising for Southampton Makerspace The agreement we have for our space in Southampton is coming to an end in the […]
SoMakeIt are pleased to be hosting a presentation by Neil Hazzard – Autodesk Principal engineer and development manager for rendering within 3ds Max This is a exciting opportunity to attend a SoMakeIt hosted presentation from a leading 3ds Max developer to hear more about rendering technologies including Nitrous/Quicksilver/mental ray and Iray from someone who has […]
These rather nice vases were 3D printed by SoMakeIt meber Antfurn. The multi-coloured one was printed on a modified Lulzbot AO-101 3D printer by physically swapping in different coloured filaments as the print was running. It’s a challenge to swap filament in most 3D printers, and running out of filament on the roll during a print […]
On Saturday 7th August, SoMakeIt Member Lee came to the space with an interesting challenge. He had purchased a torch attachment for an Airsoft gun which he was using for a costuming project, but the large barrel of the torch meant that the gun no longer fitted in the supplied holster. So of course we […]
Southampton Makerspace is a volunteer-run non-profit community space for people of all walks of life who like to make things, be they physical, digital or otherwise. Having only existed since March 2013, the Makerspace already has many tools available to use such as a 3D printer, lathe, various drills and saws, angle grinder, welder, soldering […]