Category Archives: Project

The Open-Social and the Egg-Bot

This coming Saturday 17th August, is TOG’s regular open social. It’s a great opportunity to drop in, hang out and meet some of the members and visitors. The space will be open from afternoon until late. Bring beer, food, gadgets!                 We also have a egg-bot kit. An […]

Craft Night quilt at MakerFaire2013

Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013 has come and gone. We’ve been recapping a few of the projects displayed at the event, like the Bubble Bird House, and the Twitter Knitter. The Craft Nighters* got in on the action as well, and contributed squares towards a patchwork quilt. The type of squares is varied, including crochet, […]

Bubble Birdhouse

We have been working on projects that all went down really well at Maker Faire this year and will be working on over the coming months to improve as we go along. One project that I worked on with another member is the Bubble Birdhouse. It all started with some messing/science trying to make bubbles […]

Forge melting melting

Great weekend in Tog got good bit done working on few projects and making others work. We where able melt glass, copper, aluminum in our little forge within few minutes.

The TwitterKnitter

One of TOG’s projects for the Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013. This 40 year old, entirely mechanical knitting machine was upgraded with servos, electronics and laser cut parts, and spent the day knitting tweets sent by attendees.

Making Emergency Keys

As part of our bi-weekly lockpicking group we regularly test the security of locks. At next weeks meet we will be making our own keys. Emergency keys are handy if you lose, or bend your existing key.¬†They can be made from proper manufactured key blanks, but they can also be made from old plastic bottles, […]