News & Updates

Ely Makers Pub Meet – 17/5/2018

Posted by admin on May 17, 2018

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 evening and we decided to do this every second Thursday...

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Pi Wars 2018

Posted by Alicia Thornthwaite on May 7, 2018

Ely Makers turned out in force for PiWars 2018. This was the Ely Makers second outing to the robot packed family event! Here are a few photos and videos of the day for those of you who couldn’t make it.  ...

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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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