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HackSpace magazine issue 63 out now!

Flying machines: humans have always dreamed about flight, but with our puny arms and lack of feathers it’s something we’ve struggled with. No more! Join us as we explore the best, cleverest and mos…

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Issue 62

It’s not yet Christmas, but we come bearing glad tidings: the supply of Raspberry Pis available to hobbyists is starting to come back to normal. To celebrate, we’re exploring 20 of the best hardwar…

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Issue 61

With a little bit of coding, you can breathe life into anything. Discover the building blocks of programming that will take your creations to the next level – whether that’s motors, servos, sensors…

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Issue 60

HackSpace issue 60 The Internet of Things is playground for makers. From practical projects such as pet feeders and automatic blind, to silly things like a texting pot plant, there are as many ways…

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Issue 59

You might think that the next big leap in 3D printing would come in the form of a pristine white box from a high-end manufacturing facility. You’d be wrong. The hot new thing in 3D printing is an o…

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Issue 58

As children we were told not to play with our food. As adults, we can do whatever the heck we like. Join us this month to celebrate the joy of messing around with food, whether that’s grilling chee…

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Issue 57

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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