Category Archives: Project

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, […]

GaelHack 2013

Some of you already know that members of the Irish Hackerspaces Community have been talking about running a Hacker / Maker Camp in Ireland, similar to other events like this such as EMF Camp last year in the UK. GaelHack is to do just that! From 7th – 9th June 2013 hackers, geeks, scientists, engineers, […]

Maker Faire Project: Constellation Quilts

Did you see us at the first Dublin Mini Maker Faire in Trinity on Saturday? We had a blast! We’ll have a round-up of the day itself, and the bbq we had next day in a future post. But first, let’s talk about the projects we made especially for Maker Faire! A call went out […]

Stop motion Build Blacksmith forge

Today we made a blacksmith forge that worked quite well after looking at a few other designs and working with what we found around the space we where able to build a blacksmith forge. Fan is from an old oil burner Running fuel is just normal coal but there are better options. Check out video […]

Plasma cutter

New toy in Tog arrived yesterday (Sip P184 HF TIG/ARC/Plasma) we have cracked it open and started to use it check out the video and drop and and take a look.