This weeks meeting went down well. We discussed a lot of project ideas that need to be document them so we can prioritise them.
Marcel 3d printer electronics arrived gadgets 3d. Best value for money 3d electronics kit around
Marcel started to put together his printer. the Mendel90 made from 16mm mdf.
Johan gave us a visit and help give some ideas on the cnc project. We also discussed putting in some shelving and some additional desk space
Mark finished soldering his project board. didnt manage to get it to light up so we will need to fault find next week
I worked on the bottle capper. put the frame together to see how it all fits together. will need to organise the pnematic fittings, mill out a capping tool and strengthen the frame.
tried booting up the cnc’s laptop with ubuntu but had no luck. Mark will take a look at it next week and see if he can put his ubuntu skills to work
Marcel donated a drill to space:)
What’s in store for the next meetup:
Marcel will continue with his 3d printer build.
We will be bottling Marks ale. 2 or 3 people capping beers this time will make it a painless experiencee
Johan is bringing some insulation and a fire extinguisher for the reflow oven. Hoping to finalise this
Measuring up the space for the shelving and desks.
assembling parts for the bottle sanitizer
Till next time…
Welcome to the new site/ blog for Jozi Makerspace. We are a small community driven group of makers/hackers that get together every Wednesday night in Randburg to take on interesting projects.
Some of the projects we are tackling at the moment:
* The art of Beer Brewing.
* 3D printing objects
* Building a desktop CNC
* Building a reflow Solder Oven
If your keen to build a project with the help of a bunch of people or you like the idea of the projects we are working on, come join us on our adventures.