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A Mini Forklift to Haul Klein Bottles

Presenter

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!


Angry Battleships II

Exhibit

Battle Pond Axis vs Allies combat all day, Saturday and Sunday, with plenty of hands-on audience participation during and between battles. Fun for kids of all ages!


Art & Magic of Lightwire

Exhibit

we will be conducting a continuing workshop in how Light works, how to use it, and have demonstrations of finished projects as examples of el-wire decor.


Ask A Carpenter!

Exhibit

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.


Assorted Electronic Kits by Tx0Rx0

Exhibit

Open source hardware electronic kits designed for the maker in mind!


Aurora

Exhibit

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


Bandit Guns “Worlds first rubber band shotgun”

Exhibit

Bandit Guns - Worlds first rubber band shotgun kit that you can build yourself with 14 laser cut pieces of plywood stacked and held together with binding bolts (no glue). Also first rubber band gun with three modes of firing


Beyond the Water Curtain

Exhibit

Beyond the Water Curtain uses OpenFrameworks & Kinect with projector to create a social immersive interactive narrative of the classic Chinese story, Monkey. Participants are puppet characters and collaborate in the journey.



Crowdsourcing Space

Presenter

Crowdsource the Final Frontier! Meet the people who raised funds for building satellites, rockets and more! They will tell their success stories, and give advice to future space project Makers.


Darkmatter – Open Source XBox Laptop & DIY Kit

Exhibit

World's first 3D printed, Lasercut, Open Source Arduino compatible Xbox Laptop that you can buy fully assembled or in DIY kit form.


David Neevel and the Email Guitar

Presenter

I'll demonstrate my Email Guitar and talk about it and other recent projects like the Oreo Separator.


DIY Cardboard Village

Exhibit

DIY will be providing the space and resources for kids to create their own Cardboard Village, and documenting the entire process with time lapse video.


DIY Driverless Super RC Car

Presenter

Make your own hybrid RC car using a low cost DIY kit - can be used in the RC mode or in the "self driving" mode using ultrasonic sensors a micro-controller such as an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi.


DIY Toys

Exhibit

We make simple toys and gadgets for all ages. We also hand out instruction manuels because anyone can be a maker!


Doing Nothing is Good for You?

Exhibit

A study on the beneficial effects of meditation on the brain and a person's well being, as demonstrated through research and biofeedback.


DorkbotPDX – Makers inspired makers in Portland

Exhibit

Creations: n- Interactive stomp pad, near real time computer vision on 1920 LEDs displayn-"Robotron Reincarnation" a classic 1980s video game faithfully rebor
surface mount soldering zinen- Honeybee Countingn- LED ART


DroneGames

Exhibit

A NodeCopter programming competition powered by drones and JavaScript.


Electronic Frontier Foundation

Exhibit

EFF is the leading defender of online civil liberties. We promote innovator rights, defend free speech, fight illegal surveillance, and protect rights and freedoms as our use of technology grows.


Fabule: Appliances for Creative Homes

Exhibit

Fabule makes kits to help you make lamps. Really cool lamps. Interactive lamps. Lamps that look like marine invertebrates. Mix and match our electronics modules to make the right light for you, and let your inner maker shine!


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