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Translucent Surfboard #Made in MakerBay

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Translucent Surfboard #Made in MakerBay

  What better way to start 2017 with the completion of an awesome project - surfing board made of cardboard! So excited to send them off to the ocean after seeing all the fun and hard work they've put in. Family projects are the best! #making2017 #oceankids #makerbaymember 以成功完成一個項目來開始2017 - 自製紙皮滑浪板。 一家人一起做的項目最棒了! Good set of instructions to make your own: http://www.sheldrake.net/surfboards/make.html

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HKFP reports "Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace"

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HKFP reports "Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace"

Original article : https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/12/31/fix-it-the-hong-kong-diy-enthusiasts-who-repair-instead-of-replace/ 31 December 2016 00:00 Varsity 10 min read By Rubie Fan, Karin Li, Cindy Gu and Wing Chan Apliu Street in Sham Shui Po is lined with shops and stalls selling electronic components and parts for appliances. But it is getting harder to find any that will also do repairs. Mr Ma, who is in his sixties, is one of the few handymen who still repairs appliances for a living. An electronic shop with repair services on Apliu Street. Photo: Wikicommons. COMMUNITY & EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH HKFP VOICES Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace...

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MakerBay at Design Detour with "Retune / Relight / Remove"

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MakerBay at Design Detour with "Retune / Relight / Remove"

Repost from : http://detour.hk/2016/en/programme/retune-relight-remove/ Name of the work: "Retune / Relight / Remove" Location: Verandah H5D, Hollywood, PMQ Host: MakerBay, http://makerbay.org Artists: Cheuk Sze-Wing Chloe, http://chloecheuk.com and Cheuk Wing-Nam, http://www.evilagnivv.com      Instead of building monumental art pieces, both artists would like to challenge themselves to use e-waste to create and give new life to them with simple resources. Three types of devices, namely scanners, printers and radios, were taken apart. The core mechanisms to generate light (Relight), movement (Remove) and sound (Retune) are reused. “Relight” consists of light devices that give life to a painting. The movement of the light for...

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