DIY Design Classics Exhibition at the South Block

diy design classics 330th May – 13th June 2014

This exhibition showcases examples of recent projects and finished previous works from the makers and is a celebration of the current innovative maker culture within the city of Glasgow, uncovering invention, creativity, resourcefulness and a make do and mend approach to problems of everyday life.  With Martin Campbell ( and Kevin Morris ( design classics 2 diy design classics 1


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Pedal Power Compost Sifter

 Earlier this year I was up at the Concrete Garden near Possil Park helping to design and make this pedal power compost sifter.  Lots of nice folk up there and a great garden!     

pedal compost sifter

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I just made my first attempt at a recumbent bicycle!

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Lusi’s Box Bike

Lusi's Box Bike

New box bike just finished!  I made it in exchange for doing the permaculture design course run by Lusi Aldersloe at Urban Roots in Toryglen.

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Quick n Dirty Trailer Workshops

Quick n Dirty Trailer workshops

We’ve been up at 69 chapel street for the quick and dirty trailer workshop. Come along every thursday and make your own trailer for free! click the picture to see more.  Also check out

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Rapid Protobike



I was through in edinburgh for the Mini Maker Faire with Hannah and Martin.  Together we did the ‘Rapid Protobike’ workshop.  The challenge was to make a bike in a few hours using scrap wood,  Martins thermosetting plastic and Hannah’s pedal power sewing machine.  Great fun and it was great to get lots of people involved making stuff!

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A bicycle trailer made for Locavore fruit and veg shop for veg bag deliveries.

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