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Christmas Wishlist 2017 / Birthday Ideas for 2018

Posted by admin on Dec 18, 2017

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 Set – £49.99 This is a great set and a good...

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3D Printing a Minion’s hand in Fusion 360

Posted by Paul Thornthwaite on Nov 12, 2017

Background One of the 3D printers the Ely Makers has was donated by my Dad. After decades of running an injection moulding firm, he was interested in getting a printer to prototype parts for plastic model kits – his main hobby. The problem was that he...

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3D Printers at the Ely Library Fun Palace

Posted by admin on Oct 9, 2017

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.   http://www.elymakers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/InShot_20171009_102955182.mp4  ...

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Ely Library’s First Fun Palace and Hour of Code

Posted by admin on Oct 9, 2017

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 were very grateful to be able to show off a Sky One 3D Printer from...

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Ely Makers Social with Quiz Walk and Cake

Posted by admin on Sep 16, 2017

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 choice questions about science, technology, and...

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Plotter Bot – Drawing with Pi Zero controlled servos

Posted by admin on Aug 14, 2017

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 code is very easy to understand and experiment with. Bill of Materials...

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