Today we visited two year-four classes at the Lantern School in Ely to talk about computer engineering and electronics. We had brought a desktop PC which we took apart down to de-capping the processor to have a look at the
On Sunday 15th July – 2018 – 10am to 2pm – Ely Makers hosted its Family Fun Day at the City of Ely Bowls Club (near the Paradise Centre). The event, which was open to Ely Makers and the public,
Emma made a drawing of a trophy that we modelled in fusion 360 and printed. It’s made of four parts, a base, cup and two identical handles. I read about making prints smooth by dipping them in acetone so that’s
Last night Ely Makers met at the High Flyer for our first pub meet casual social get-together and as an opportunity to share our projects, a bit of show and tell, and inspire each other. It was a very enjoyable
Here are a few gift ideas from Ely Makers. If you have your own suggestions for gift ideas for 2018, please add them in the comments section. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Hot Wires Electronics
Just in case you didn’t get a chance to see the 3D printers in action at Ely Library, here are a couple of videos of what we made.
Ely Library held its first Fun Palace and Ely Makers hosted an Hour of Code. The 3D printers received a lot of interest with people coming over to find out more about the Ely Makers and what we do. We
Last week-end we organised our first Ely Makers Social with Quiz Walk and Cake. Ely Makers started turning up at about 10:30am for a chat and a mingle before setting off on a short quiz walk consisting of 12 multiple
Say hello to Plotter Bot – a Pi Zero controlled servo plotter! Plotter bot uses two servos and a few pieces of technics lego to move a pen over a sheet of paper. It was fun to build and the
Ely Makers exhibited at the first ever Ely Cathedral Science Festival. We had lots of interest from members of the public and lots of children got a chance to drive the robots and try out our Pi Wars skittles robot.