I have removed the wiki features temporarily while I sort out some server problems. The hack and develop page for niftymitter weas subject to some malicious activity so that has been reverted to a previous version, which might mean it is out of date for now. Aplogies! Am getting it sorted as quickly as I [...]
The other news is of course that Openthing will be at Makerfaire in Newcastle on the 12th/13th March. A team of us are going down and we’ll be helping people to make Hacker Wallets and showing the Niftymitter, with some exclusive new sleeve designs, as well as Clampalamp, the clampable lamp. I’m pretty darn excited [...]
I know things have been very quiet here – I am quite a bit busier with musical activities at the moment and am otherwise chasing paid work, which sadly has meant that Openthing is taking a back seat currently. I have however been meeting up with fellow freelancer and Open Design advocate Brian Loudon of [...]
As you may have noticed, I’ve given the site a much needed spring clean, hope this makes things a bit clearer, and colourful!
IMG_6119 Originally uploaded by Zero-waste Design In the last week in Dundee I managed to get round to doing something that has been plaguing me for about two years: a cribbage board from my friend Suzy. I had already drilled the holes and it took me a while to think up something to laser engrave. [...]
I lasercut a test sample of Gerry’s Cluc [http://eggmachine.co.uk/] just for fun, and there was an amazing amount of definition between the various materials and parts of the grain.
OK, clearly I am in the process of populating this blog, and am thus playing a game of catch up! anyway, the biggest news is that I am tired of tinkering with the website, so am going to go with this incarnation, and a series of catch up posts follow..