5′ Foot-Operated Mechanical Hand

Test your foot skills with the giant mechanical hand. Each digit is operated separately by stepping on the foot pedals and using levers and pulleys.

Conquer Monster

Conquer Monster incorporates modified obsolete computing equipment along with analog synthesizers to create experimental electronic soundscapes.

How Weaving Became Computing

Did you know that the history of cloth-making leads right to the early days of computing? We’ll trace the technology of weaving as it gets more and more complicated, through to the early computing machines.

Wasatch Forge Blacksmith Demo

Wasatch Forge is Utah’s premiere teaching and open opportunity blacksmith shop. Classes are offered through the University of Utah Lifelong Learning program in addition to private lessons and open shop time where anyone who has taken the introductory courses can come use the shop and work on anything they dream up. Wasatch Forge also hosts […]

3D-Printed Horses – Praxinoscope Live Animation

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.”

Thanksgiving Point Makerspace

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.