Inventor | Makertorium Ltd
I'm the Founder of the Guild of Makers (www.guildofmakers.org). and make bespoke items that solve problems. I'm a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and have a PhD in bubbles. I was a judge on BBC Robot Wars and "Inventor in Residence" on the "Josh Widdicombe will make your life better" show. I wrote the foreword to: “Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future” £14.99, published by DK (www.dk.com).
5 days ago
Rings and bracelets have been around for thousands of years. The first major technological advance on these was the wristwatch – which became popular during the First World War. Now, we’re inserting technology in to many things.
Videos and pictures in first attempts at casting latex (Photos and effort by Polly and Chris with advice from Annabelle - compiled by Lucy Rogers). This is the dragon that the e-cig remote control was made for.
3 weeks ago
Using a Key Fob (433MHz) and an Adafruit Trinket, remotely control a motor, pump and/or lights. Use the Trinket to make it switch on for a pre-determined time, then off again.
2 months ago
Recently, Banksy shred one of his artworks - just as it sold at auction for over a £1million. People wanted to know why and what it meant. I wanted to know how. So I made my own versions. This is version 1 - using a commercially available shredder.
A dragon that smokes (using an e-cig and a remote control).
3 months ago
I've always had a soft spot for shiny things. So when I discovered Paul Parry at Bad Dog Designs ran a course to make your own Nixie Clock, I couldn't resist ...
4 months ago
With the usual rock-band line-up of ukulele, double bass, washboard and phonofiddle, and with harmonies to die to, the Boodlum's find humour in the best and worst of popular music. They needed a new prop ...
4 months ago
A dressmaker wanted some eight-inch tall mini-mannequins to show off her bespoke dress designs. Could I help?
5 months ago
Modded Mini Cooper - to become a nightlight - its headlights automatically come on when it is dark.