HackSpace magazine

HackSpace magazine issue 37 out now!

Robots were supposed to make our lives easier, but where are they? Well, it turns out that if you want to have your own electronic companion, you're probably going to have to make it yourself. This issue, we take a look at how to start your own journey to electro-mechanical mastery. We'll show you how to pick the perfect bits for your robot and put them together. What you do with it is up to you.

Back Issues

Issue 36

3D printing is one of the defining technologies of our age, but it can be a little tricky at times. We’ve poked and prodded our experts and squeezed out 60 tips, tricks and techniques to help your 3D printing journey go as smoothly as possible.

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Issue 35

Forget the world of work for a while and build a full-sized arcade cabinet, complete with clicky buttons, joystick and even a coin machine to extort money from yourself. We’ll guide you through all the steps needed to make your own personal time wasting machine, from cutting the MDF to setting up your retro gaming platform.

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Issue 34

Discover the Feather ecosystem that makes the electronics of your projects as simple as slotting the different modules together. Also inside, we find out what it take to build a full-sized open source robotic dog from YouTube sensation James Bruton and much more.

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Issue 33

Nature is the ultimate maker, and this issue we’re looking at hacks that work with the natural world whether that’s to study it, help protect it, or just generally take in its beauty.

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Issue 32

This month we're looking at the makers pushing the limits by going higher, faster and further than makers have gone before.

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Issue 31

At the moment, lots of us are spending a bit more time at home than usual. Let's make the most of the hacking potential here and upgrade our houses with extra features to make our lives a little easier.

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Issue 30

The Arduino ecosystem is fantastic and covers a huge range of hardware and software, but this size can mean some of it's best bits are a little hard to find. In this issue, we pick out our 75 top tips for building awesome Arduino projects

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Issue 29

Woodworking has always seemed equal parts challenging and inviting to us. Where do you even start? You start here: we’ve taken the complex art of woodworking and distilled it to the basics. The tools, the materials you need, and a first project that will get you well on your way to building your own unique creations.

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Issue 28

You don't have to understand electronics to be a maker, but adding a few billion electrons can add light, interactivity, motion, or (some limited) intelligence to the things you make. In this issue we'll help you get started with electronics and build better circuits.

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Issue 27

The Raspberry Pi is the world's favourite little computer. From facial recognition to underwater cameras to smart prosthetic arms, we explore the ways that makers have used the Raspberry Pi to build fantastic creations.

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Issue 26

What's the best 3D printer? We asked real users about their experiences with their own printers, and here are the results. Find your perfect 3D printer with out guide.

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Issue 25

It's Chriiiisstmaaaas! We've dug through mountains of maker gear to bring you our top picks for maker's Christmas presents. Whether you're looking to treat a loved one, or looking to fill up your own Christmas list, we've got the bits you need.

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