Category Archives: Space

First cuts with TOG’s DIY CNC router

A few months ago we’ve mentioned a DIY build of a CNC router. The project turned out to be more complicated than we anticipated. The steel-based construction is not very forgiving, and the large size of the machine doesn’t help. Still, due to all the help from many members we managed to overcome a number […]

Space Upgrade September 2016

We are always doing upgrades and improvements in our space.  Below are some of our latest.   We have added in extraction systems in each of our toilets. We have disabled the urinal and changed the toilets to be gender neutral.   More desks. We have added a new desk near our lathe and another one […]

More lathe work

Our lathe is finally getting some good use! This time, a small part was made from aluminium, a coupling for connecting two pieces of tubing for the water cooling system in the upcoming CNC router project. It will replace the existing temporary hose-and-clamps hack. A piece of bar stock was clamped in a 4 jaw […]

New Gates

We have a lovey new electric gate installed in out space over the last week. It will make it easier for our members to come and go from the space. Check out all the photos from the install in our gallery.  

New Internet In The Space

One of the big stumbling blocks of our new space has been the slow internet speed. We have been hit delays in getting a suppler into the space. For the last few months we have been living on 4G mobile broadband only. We are happy to say, we now have proper internet in the space. Ask any […]

Blackpitts Makeover

The front of our building is getting a bit of a makeover. Pics here. New cement render on the outside, painting, new bike racks, steps and ramp cleaned up. Inside we’re getting a spruced up entrance lobby, a new entrance door and other works. Drop in and have a look.