Let's make some benches

Electrics Done, Bench Construction Underway

In less than 3 weeks since getting keys on Unit 34, we’ve completed the new electrics (and got them certified!), built & installed new lighting and started work on bench construction.  Today will see the last of the side benches completed, and then it’s onto the desks. Lighting & Sockets The lighting brackets have been a success – they’re a Read more about Electrics Done, Bench Construction Underway[…]

Paint, Sockets, Camera, Action!

Interior Paint 9 days in, and the space is looking much bigger and brighter – greatly helped by 20 litres of fresh paint!  There’s still a final coat to go on the top few courses of block-work, but the bulk of the interior painting is done.    New Sockets and Lighting Design Earlier in the week we started Read more about Paint, Sockets, Camera, Action![…]

A Giant Logo for the Wall

Makers are invited to be involved in the production of our new giant logo signage where the new logo has been broken up into bite sized tiles with digital templates available to download, print and make.

The tiles will be collated together and displayed proudly on our wall. It should make an interesting focal and discussion point for visitors and new members.


Signed lease, got keys and made a mess!

It’s been a very busy and momentous week, on Monday we signed the lease on our very own industrial unit and today (Thursday) we got the keys, and starting knocking out walls/ceilings. Strip out continues through this weekend, then it’s onto painting and fit-out.  We have a 6 week program ahead, ready for press campaign Read more about Signed lease, got keys and made a mess![…]

Swindon Geek Night – 1st Mar 2016

Thanks to James et al at AppsBroker, we had another great evening at Swindon Geek Night no. 4. The evening kicked off with Andy Brice‘s talk on Optimisation using Genetic Algorithms – a very accessible intro to GA, with several real life examples, not least Andy’s table planning software: Perfect Table Plan. I then gave a fast, Read more about Swindon Geek Night – 1st Mar 2016[…]