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PXLBOTS

Exhibit

The robot uprising is smaller than you think. Pxlbots are pixel-based robots, custom designed and hand built by Bay Area designer Jared Benson. Swing by and celebrate beautiful, chunky pixels with us.


Scotty Maxx

Performer

The Bay Area's favorite retro/future electric/acoustic roving melodica dance party.


Sederholm Speedster – – Pedal car

Exhibit

Pedal car built exclusively for the Death Defying Pedal Car Figure 8 Races. Modeled after a Ford Model T and the Bugatti race vehicles of the 1920's. Adjustable "differential" for chain tension and low center of gravity for superior handling.


Shovelman

Performer

"Shovelman has forged a perfect merger of the past and the present with his bluesy "folktronic" sound." - LA Weeklynn"Shovelman's music would be playing on the radio if Tom Waits and Les Claypool ever went on a road trip to


Skallops

Exhibit

Build big with playing cards! SKALLOPS are laser-cut wooden clips that hold cards together to help you build amazing things. From houses to hats, triangular trusses to T-rexes, there's no limit to the things you can create!


Sour Mash Hug Band

Performer

Virtuosic gypsy violin, 1920s style swing, hot jazz .and Yiddish song, the Sour Mash Hug Band evokes an era that never quite existed. Paris in the 30s, New Orleans in the 10s, its hard to say...


Square’s Giant Mechanical Odometer

Exhibit

Who doesn't need a 2-foot-wide mechanical counter to track their company's success? Check out we laser-cut and soldered our way to this unique device.


Swap-O-Rama-Rama

Exhibit

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is the world's largest clothing swap with a series of do-it-yourself textile/accessory workshops guided by local designers.


Tandem Scooter

Exhibit

Double the fun on a Tandem Scooter. Great for a cruise by the beach, it allows couples to be together, and helps people learn to skateboard. Easy to use, they are adult-friendly fun and great exercise!


Ted Clocks

Exhibit

Unusual clocks made from re-purposed computer parts.


The MADE

Exhibit

Non-profit videogame museum in downtown Oakland with playable exhibits and free programming classes for kids.


The Odd Cycle

Exhibit

A pedal powered contraption with one 9 foot wheel, and side steering with two smaller wheels. Loosely based on the Rudge Rotary tricycle from 1887, but blown up three times in scale.


The Road Warrior

Exhibit

Handmade show room inside a Toyota Winnebago. Re-made from reclaimed materials from the flooring to the walls.


The Trebuchette

Exhibit

The Trebuchette is a laser-cut, desktop-sized siege engine kit that snaps together in ten minutes, no glue or tools required. It can easily throw a bouncy ball down the hall, or lob a paper ball over a cubicle wall!


the Two Penny

Exhibit

A pedal powered contraption built to look like 2 penny farthing bikes connected side by side, but with the scale blown up so that the front wheels are 8feet tall.nThe rider sits up high at about 12 feet.


The Un-named Amphibious

Exhibit

A pedal powered contraption made with bike parts, an aluminum boat, and hand made wheels, as well as recycled parts of other things, including a metal lathe.


The Unusual Cards Cart

Exhibit

The Unusual Cards Cart is a portable gallery/retail store built in Spring 2013. The Cart showcases the works of Francesca Berrini and unusualcards.com with the goal of having all the fun of a retail store with less location.


Tiny Tin Tool Boxes

Exhibit

Make your own Tiny Tin Tool Boxes using galvanized sheet metal. NIMBY volunteers will help you use a spot welder, bench grinder, finger break, notcher and tin snips. Take your Tiny Tin Tool Box home at the end of the process.


TRASHION SHOW

Performer

Trashion Show at SWAP O RAMA RAMA, Saturday May 18th, 3:00PM. Come and see my Re-Made "Trashion" designs. Totally original creations made completely of recycled clothing and other textiles! EVERYONE IS INVITED:)


Urban Octopus

Exhibit

Unique T-shirts and Wall art, ...my art and designs all represent my passions in my life...from my travels, to my love for bicycles...to teach people to be inspired by art, bicycles and printmaking....


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