A complete DIY Drumset & percussion ensemble using vertually nothing but garbage & recyclable items. Add some imagination and a lot of sweat to create captivating improvisational musical experiance.
3D printing has been around since the 1970's, but it's changed a lot recently. Printers are cheaper, easier to use, and more accurate than ever. 3D imaging is next and is about to make a big splash for makers and others.
Build a do it yourself mini-forklift robot to get boxes out from under your house. Along the way, explore Mobius Loops, Klein Bottles, and other mathematical curiosities!
Making new instruments has always been part of music's progress through society, and technology has afforded tremendous innovation. Adam Somers has taken a leap into the future of music by creating powerful new instruments for the Leap Motion Controller, a 3-D motion control device that senses both hands and all fingers at up to 1/100th millimeter. In this hands-off live demo, Adam will discuss the making of Air Harp and Air Beats, and how his Leap Motion instruments can open new possibilities for musicians and makers of all levels.
Applied Kinetic Arts (A.K.A.) is a community of artists working within the medium loosely defined as "kinetic". Works incorporating motion, light, sound, and interactivity are represented by the group's membership
What happens when you introduce a 3D printer to a room of 8-year-olds and ask them to create? Enjoy stories from the front lines as told by a team that is working to bring this technology into schools around the world.
ArtStrobe is an interactive kinetic light sculpture. The 60" spinning disk has illuminated fluorescent shapes on its face which make patterns. Users can change these patterns by adjusting two knobs mounted near the ArtStrobe.
Get straight, unbiased answers to all your home maintanence questions from a licensed professional. Learn wood joinery and box making. See dovetail boxes being made by hand. Get help with your own project's design.
Aurora is an opalescent willow with hand-beaten copper leaves that chime in the wind. At night, the tree comes alive with light, rotating through the spectrum of colors and providing spectacular illumination. It is a fairy tr