We’re back with another great interview. That’s right it’s season 2 episode 4 of Radio MakeFest and this time I talked with Lorraine Underwood about the many great projects she’s built and how she originally got into making.
For Liverpool MakeFest this year Lorraine will be bringing Cubert, a 1 metre LED cube she built which can not only be used as a display, but also play games such as Snake and Pac-Man thanks to it’s Micro:Bit controller. I can’t wait to give that a go.
Most of all though you should come along to Liverpool MakeFest of course on June 29th 2019!! You can see Cubert for yourself, chat to Lorraine and of course enjoy all the other great stuff going on during this free day of fun for all the family! Get your tickets now.
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Welcome to the 3rd episode of Radio MakeFest season 2, the companion podcast to Liverpool MakeFest on June 29th 2019. This time I drove up to Neston on the Wirral to meet up with Pat Link who runs their school makerspace.
Pat has been involved in Maker groups and events around Liverpool for years and it’s great to see him passing on his enthusiasm (and skills of course) to new generations. We talked about how this fits in with the learning structure, what the kids get from it and how supportive the staff and parents have been.
Neston High School Makerspace are doing a great job of contributing towards the world record 3D print attempt we’re going for this year. Just look how many pieces they’ve already done (see pic to right)! Amazing work everyone, we’re on course to smash that record we hope… oh that’s a pun for the old school hi-fi geeks like myself 😀
On the big day Pat and some of the students will be bringing all kinds of wonderful things they’ve made along to Liverpool MakeFest and displaying them at their stand. Not least a MASSIVE plastic shredder they’re making as part of the Precious Plastic recycling initiative. Expertly welded by Colin in the workshop.
It’s the second episode of our new season for 2019 and this time our guest maker is Michael Dales of Electric Flapjack guitars. Maker of fine custom guitars and luthier, a subject close to my heart.
Michael works out of Cambridge Makespace, we discuss how knowledge sharing and community are so important to makers. We even get into Open Source and Michael tells us how he shares his 3D models and other resources on his website, why that’s important to him.
We’re back with series 2 of Radio MakeFest, the podcast companion to Liverpool MakeFest, the largest maker community event in the UK! This year we’re interviewing the Makers, volunteers and amazing people involved in the upcoming event on June 29th 2019.
I began this series by sitting down with Jackie Pease and Adrian McEwen of DoES Liverpool, a makerspace and co-working hub in the heart of Liverpool, and it’s close to my heart too because Liverpool LUG meets there.
DoES supports loads of great community groups and events such as the regular Maker Night every Thursday and Maker Day on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
Jackie is also one of the organisers of the Wearable Tech Group which meets regularly in the space and does some amazing things. For example the light up Samba costume she mentions in this interview.