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'RepRap' Matt
Matt Lloyd

NottingHacks resident RepRap 3D printer expert, and go to guy for electronic's, Arudino's, mbed's, electrical work, and just about anything else.

Matt 'RepRap' Lloyd --Lwk 22:52, 2 February 2011 (GMT)

Areas of interest and/or skill

  • RepRap & 3D Printing
  • Electronics
  • Arduino and mbed firmware
  • C, C++, PHP, HTML, Java(tried it), Perl(very rusty), 8086 Assembly(Forgotten details)
  • Linux, OS X
  • Electrics, plumbing, general building works. ( the fancy name for my day job is Property Developer)
  • Joinery
  • Twisty Puzzles
  • Welding(self taught)
  • Computer repair (part owner of MJ's Computers in Kirkby-in-Ashfield)
  • Water cooled and over clocked pc's
  • Airsoft (not paintball)
  • Remote controlled Heli's

Things to learn

In no order

  • EMC2
  • Draftsight
  • TI MSP430
  • TI CC1110
  • HTML 5
  • WebSockets
  • Plasma Cutting
  • iOS Dev / cocoa
  • openvpn
  • uIP stack
  • arc welding
  • tig welding

Current Projects

In no really order or and state of progress.

I Can Be Found At...

The Hackspace almost every Wednesday night

#nottinghack irc channel on freenode as either LWK_mac or LWK_ipad etc

http://lwk.mjhosting.co.uk my not updated blog

ToDo Sandbox

  • More shelving for Members Box Room
    • current count is space for 40
    • members box needs 52x42x28cm min, two stacked need ~60cm height
    • rearrange current shelves to make room for a row on the floor, add's another 4 --'RepRap' Matt 00:40, 20 June 2011 (BST) done
    • need a worktop under window
      • have 1.1m under window, 2m in length
      • window to current racking is 1.2m, need to keep 70cm min gap, so worktop of 52cm deep just fits
      • two shelves under and one box on floor, 3 box's high, can fit 5 wide in 2m, so 15 extra box's!!!
    • remove current desk, leaves wall for more boxes, 1.7m wide, 2.3m tall aobut 4x7 box's, another 28, would need racking or shelves
    • have potential for a total of 72 boxes
    • When do you want to do this? I'm happy to help! James 16:46, 19 June 2011 (BST)
      • need to get wood supplies, once i do some design plans, need to finish workshop bench first --'RepRap' Matt 00:40, 20 June 2011 (BST)
  • Members Storage
    • old pc's need a sort and better stacking
    • sort top shelf, to be use for members only equipment that need securing (projector, xbox, ps3) also long term storage
    • donation box system sorted, needs a regular check and empty
    • lower shelves for short term members project/overflow storage
    • DnD boads? can we find some were neater to store
    • laser tag? who's can we find a better box
    • network patch panel above the internet
    • possibly narrow shelves under and above window?
  • workshop bench
    • fix legs, add mid point leg?
    • side brace
    • chop saw shelf
      • room under chop saw for dust extractor
    • pigeon holes under bench for power tools



Wish List's

Need adding to correct lists

  • Miter box
  • Indian sharpening stone
  • 3-1 Oil
  • +2 paper
  • Webcams
  • RFID readers
  • Buzzer button for downstairs
  • Clark cdp5dd pilar drill
  • Green pla to print RepRap. Vik
  • LCD Monitors
  • Cat 5 patch cables, 1m, 2m, 30cm
  • Sure Electronics DE-DP14211 3216 Bicolor LED 5mm Dot Matrix Display Information Board