Faire Category: DIY

Leather Projects with Scrappy Leather Kids

Activity, Children, Costume, Craft, DIY, Exhibit, Maker Spaces, Recycling and Upcycling, Textile/Sewing, Youth

We will be demonstrating quick leather working projects made from scraps by kids (or adults!) to give as gifts to show how with just a little imagination we can reduce what we throw away.

Johnathan Bennion
Colette Bennion
Nicolle Bennion

3D-Printed Horses – Praxinoscope Live Animation

3D Printing, Activity, DIY, Demo, Design, Digital Fabrication, Film, Toys

Vintage animation technique meets modern-day technology for this hot pink horse zoetrope. Zoetropes “produce the illusion of motion by displaying a sequence of drawings or photographs showing progressive phases of that motion.”

Weston Millen - 3D Horses
Jeff Clark - Concept and scenery
Paul Winder - Zoetrope construction

Giant and Small DIY Pinball Machines

Activity, DIY, Design, Engineering, Recycling and Upcycling, Toys, Woodwork

These pinball machines are made with thrifted toys and scavenged parts. The smaller pinball machines competed with an entire arts festival and had kids around it nonstop. I had no idea what to expect as it was my first pinball table and first big proje …

Beth Sallay + other makers

Screenprinting with EVOK Clothing Collective

Activity, DIY, Demo, Fashio, Fashion

Be sure to stop by EVOK Clothing Collective’s booth and bring your own blank T-Shirt/Bag/Sweater and you can screen print your choice of multiple local artist designs or the Mini Maker Faire logo.

Raincloud – Handwashing Device

DIY, Engineering, Exhibit, Recycling and Upcycling, Youth

RainCloud is a passive hand washing device designed for areas with limited water resources. It could be used in disaster zones, in countries without water infrastructure, at campsites, or at dry cabins. At I-SWEEEP (International Sustainable World Ener …

Morgan Barron

Buildcamp

Activity, Art or Modified Vehicle, DIY, Demo, Engineering, Exhibit, Outdoor Skills, STEM Education, Toys, Woodwork, Workshop

Build Camp is an opportunity for youth 11-18 and children 5-10 to participate in hands on engineering, designing, building, and testing of fun, useful, and exciting projects. In 2015 we built 2 motorized drift trikes, a 7′ diameter hover craft, a spot …

Buildcamp
Joshua Chapman
Isaac Chapman
Ethan Chapman
Camille Chapman

Ultrascope Explorer – Telescope

3D Printing, Arduino, Citizen Science, DIY, Laser Cutter

The Ultrascope project is a mostly 3D-printed, and laser-cut telescope with motors for remote control. The project goal is to develop a DIY telescope that would cost a tenth of a comparable pro-level telescope. It’s a robot telescope, or Automated Robo …

JAMES PARR - OSA FOUNDER
ANCHAL BASSI - PROGRAM MANAGER
JON RUSHTON - DESIGNER
STEFAN KUEPPERS - TECHNOLOGIST
JORDAN MCRAE - ENGINEER
EMMA HOLLEN - COMMUNITY MANAGER
MATT NELSON - TESTER, ALPHA BUILDER

Jellyfish 12000

Activity, Art or Modified Vehicle, DIY, Electronics, LED, Light Art, Music & Sound, Programming, Spectacle, Technology

http://jellyfish12000.com

The Magic of Liquid Latex

Costume, DIY, Demo, Youth

Take your scary Halloween costume to the next level with realistic scars from liquid latex.

Steve Biggs