We are back and hosting a new live stream on Tuesday the 9 th of February from 7 pm. Tune into our Youtube channel to see makers showcase their projects in short 15-minute talks followed by a live Q&A. Check out the projects below.
Project Title: Conversion of Victorian Clothes Mangle to Printing press Project Description: I’ll be talking through the process of converting a cast-Iron clothes mangle into a printing press for printing etchings, relief prints and letterpress. I’ll be giving a quick demo of my press in action and showing some work I’ve made on my press along and some experiments I’ve tried with 3D printed printing plates and some upgrades I’d like to make on the press in the future Speaker: Louise Nolan. Bio: I’m a multidisciplinary designer, artist and educator Links:Twitter. Instagram, LinkedIn
Project Title: Handtooled leather bookmarks Project Description: Join Crafty Nathan as he makes leather boom marks from scratch, hand-tooled dyed, stained and sealed. All the simple steps in making a leather product. This talk will be great for beginners who want to start in the hobby or just a fun project to enjoy! Speaker: Nathan Wheeler. Links:linktr.ee
Project Title: Fail it till you make it. Project Description: A wander around the idea of failure and our occasionally poor relationship with it, from the perspective of a wood turner. Bio: Tom Murphy is an occasional wood turner. He has competed and won several awards nationally and locally. His tear cure cancer and he writes his own bios. Speaker: Tom Murphy Links:Twitter
Our event will be hosted by our own CEO Jeffrey. Be sure to put any questions you have for our speakers in the Youtube chat.
International Unconference Building Communities is set to take place on Thursday, 28th of January 2021 from 10:00 to 12:45 CET( 09:00 to 11:45 GMT) via Zoom platform gathering leaders and members of diverse international organisations and institutions, as well as experts in the areas of hybrid arts, museum practices, visual arts, intermedia and new media art, hacker and maker culture, performance art, environmental disciplines, street art and socially engaged practices with inclusive approaches to vulnerable groups and minorities in the context of community practices.
Our own CEO Jeffrey Roe will be telling our story of how TOG got started, the links we have built and our community.
Keeping making during lockdown is important, so time to do some pinhole photography, which we’ve done before at TOG. It’s incredible what you can do with almost nothing….. just a can, a few bits and some photo paper. You can take amazing long exposure photos, like this 3 month long exposure complete with sun tracks.
If you’d like to have a go, we have a limited amount of photo paper available. Get in touch with us and we can post you a sheet.
This time of year we normally gather our members and the wider community to celebrate our birthday. Our community is now 12 years old.
Unfortunately our normal festivities are not possible with the current restrictions. We thank you all the for continued support over the years.We have moved a lot of events online. You can find them all on our Meetup page.
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So, as promised we are going to start SANS Holiday Hack Challenge Redo run by Counter Hack Team. We will start with the latest 2020 challenge . You will need a valid email to create user account, which is instant. You can start straight away on your own or watch a couple helpful videos.
The first video that I would like talk about, it’s Ed Skoudis 2020 Hack Challenge Intro. Video is a great overview of this year challenge.
Second video is aimed at Hack Challenge first timers, it’s walk through the login page and the starting interface.
For the last five years I was getting more and more anxious the closer it was till the end of the year. Why so? The answer is very simple – the SANS Hack Challenge (https://holidayhackchallenge.com/2020/index.html) run online by Counter Hack Team (https://www.counterhack.com/expert-pen-testers). I have learnt plenty and had an immeasurable amount of fun while solving hacking challenges. This winter I found myself helping others with their tasks by giving hints and I discovered that I have learnt even more. The best part was seeing others to grow and to learn how to beat the tasks.
Unfortunately, SANS hack challenge is only once a year and I didn’t always managed to find enough spare time to solve all the puzzles. Luckily, there is a way to fix that.
So, this year to celebrate 12th birthday of Tog, there will be a pleasant surprise. A walk through a past SANS Holiday Challenges. We will start on the 23rd of January, all info will be posted online. So, keep an eye on our website and reserve time between 5 pm and 7 pm on the day to join the discussion on a dedicated Discord channel https://discord.gg/322Kw4bkQK.