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HackSpace magazine issue 57 out now!

The Raspberry Pi Pico: it’s tiny, it’s fast, it’s versatile, and even more impressively these days it’s available. And now it’s got even better, with the introduction of the new internet-enabled Ra…

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Issue 56

From component choice, to packaging, to marketing, to the million other things that you need to do when you scale up production, we’ll help you turn your project into a product – and along the way…

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Issue 55

There’s a huge range of computer-controlled machines used by makers – 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills and more – but the plotter is the easiest to make. This makes it a great build for getting started in the world of computer-controlled machines. For around £15 you can create your own drawing machine with our guide.

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Issue 54

What could be more satisfying than building a whole computer, from scratch? You might think it’s impossible these days, but we’ve found a band of makers who are re-creating the clicky switches and…

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Issue 53

Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold. That’s why repair skills are so important! This month we’re talking upcycling — the art of making beautiful new projects out of old junk. Plus: what happe…

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Issue 52

The Raspberry Pi Pico: it costs pennies, it’s simple to program with, and it’s really good at getting data in and out. In short, it’s the ideal board for home projects. We’ve hunted high and low fo…

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Issue 51

Human beings come in all shapes and sizes, all abilities and disabilities. So why should we have to fit in with technology, when technology can so easily be changed to suit us? That’s the key quest…

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Issue 50

Machine learning used to be the preserve of university research departments with money to burn on high-power, high-cost kit – but not any more! Thanks to a new breed of affordable dev boards, anyon…

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Issue 49

There’s a lot be said for LEGO: you can make just about anything with it, including functional pieces. It’s easy to build, break down and re-build with it. And now it’s also easy to program it, to…

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Issue 48

When you’ve graduated from breadboards and jumper wires it’s time to tackle electronics the way the pros do it: by making your own PCBs! We’ll take you from beginner to slightly more experienced be…

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Issue 47

If your 3D printer is looking a little dusty and unloved, now’s the time to put it to work: we’ve 50 of the best 3D prints to improve your home, office, workshop and more. From functional to frivol…

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Issue 46

Anyone can be a scientist, and this issue we’ll show you how. Whether you’re interested in space, traffic, the oceans, or something else, there’s a citizen science project for you. The world has ne…

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Issue 45

This issue we’re paying homage to some of our favourite projects built on the Raspberry Pi. We’re living in a golden age for experimentation, accessible making and digital discovery – and a large p…

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