It’s alive! Alive!

  After a lot of work from thinkl33t (@thinkl33t), badspyro and myself Bugzilla is complete. Like her smaller brethren she is battery powered, although in her case the battery is somewhat bigger. Building Bugzilla Bugzilla is a scaled up version of the BUGS! we created for a kids electronics workshop in Blackburn last year. She is 5 […]

Giant LED eyes v2

Having proved I could print a shell 5 times the size of a standard LED I thought I’d repeat the process on MadLab’s newly acquired resin printer (it’s a Form 1+) to see what the difference in quality was. As you can see it’s a much cleaner, more solid looking print albeit a touch wonky. It also […]

Giant LED eyes

This is a sneak preview of the 3D printed LED “eyes” I’m making for the giant BUG!  We’ll have the giant BUG! on display and normal sized ones available to make at both Liverpool MakeFest (27th June) and Manchester MakeFest (8th/9th August). This is the BUG! itself at a very early stage of construction:  I assembled the normal […]

WordPress tomfoolery

I was recently asked to make what was effectively a sub-site within WordPress, so mybrilliantsite.com/apparentlydifferentsite, given that WordPress is generally setup to do a single site (with corresponding site title) per install (WordPress multiuser is intended for sub-domains) this required a little bit of fiddling (and a child theme, or self coded theme). NB, I am predominantly […]