Norwegian Maker

If you don't live in the US then you typically work in metric units. Unfortunately the guides you'll find online are usually made for and by Americans.

This site is intended for people who get confused by inches and pounds and who can't get supplies from typical American stores such as McMaster-Carr or Home Depot

These sections cover what sorts of parts, tools and materials exist for makers and what the parts are called in Norwegian if you need to get them from a local store.



    Systems which can be used for prototyping such as Lego Mindstorm, Meccano, Fischertechnik, MakerBeam, MakeBlock and OpenBuilds


    Tools you should know about and how to used them. Creating groves for a machine screw. Drilling a hole accurately. Stripping a wire.


    Where can I get plastic sheets, tubes, metal pipes or rods? Wooden blocks etc

    Mechanical Parts

    Where to get motors, gears, axels, screws, pulleys etc, and how to use them. E.g. what are axel collars used for?