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Alec Short

Project Insight

By Electronics, Festivals, Programming, raspberry PINo Comments

The second project i designed and developed for Apollo 2020 at Goonhilly Earth Station Project_Insight_Video from Apollo Control on Vimeo. Project_InSight…following on from Project_Arthur aims to educate and inspire fans of space & technology and in the spirit of the Apollo event and its 2020 theme ‘Mission to Mars’ encourages…

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Tide Clock

By Artwork, Carpentry, Electronics, Surfing, WeatherNo Comments

This is a coastal tide clock made with a K40 laser cutter using Ordnance Survey data from their open map service. This is a tutorial showing you how you can make one using your own location.I cut the map using a K40 laser with an upgraded smoothie board if you haven’t got your own laser cutter there are many offerings on the web or join a local hackspace.

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Reef Bowl

By Artwork, SurfingNo Comments

Im a big fan of things or pieces of art that have a little tale attached to them linking them to something of interest. A friend and neighbour Jake Boex from Porthleven recentley caught my eye with this beautiful porcelain bowl with an inlay of crushed rock from the reef…

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Swell maps

By Python, SurfingNo Comments

Ive always been drawn to weather charts. From about the age of 10 i used to flick through copies of The Times (who had the best 5 day pressure charts) on my way home from school looking for that 976 low in The Atlantic and high pressure over the UK…

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