Take a ride on an old competition robot repurposed into an RC go kart!
Green Urban Lunch Box will have their modified veggie-growing market bus on display as they start to prep for the growing season. The Green Urban Lunch Box uses innovative techniques to find new and creative solutions to the age old problem of hunger. Programs focus on maximizing existing resources to not only fight hunger, but also strengthen […]
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.
Environmentally friendly handmade copper art jewelry. Spontaneously designed and hand make with simple tools like pliers and hammers unique. Sculpture mainly from copper sheet and wire.
For this zoetrope animation, clay masks were made from a mold taken from an eyeglass mannequin. The masks are positioned so that they appear to be rotating and levitating as you look through the zoetrope mirror.
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.”
The Thanksgiving Point Makerspace has an afterschool program providing classes in a variety of maker skills, come see what our students have been working on this year. Tools we use: laser cutter, CNC, 3D Printing, e-textiles, woodworking, electronics, robotics.
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 project like this and was was incredibly grateful every single day to see […]
A star tracker is a device that astrophotographers use to take long exposure photos of the night sky. The camera is mounted on the tracker and the tracker is aligned with rotation axis of the Earth. Then the tracker moves the camera and keeps it aligned with the sky. Without a tracker long exposure shots […]