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Octopussy

Exhibit

Octopussy - fire-breathing, tentacle-shaking, sharp-teethed steel sculpture


Optical Calliope

Exhibit

Calliopes are traditionally sound machines driven by steam. Built on the steam train technology, they proved to be a short-lived phenomenon due to their unwieldy size and difficulty to control.


Project Junktopia

Exhibit

Project Junktopia is a re-imagined miniature world made of interesting found objects, recyclables and craft, all combined to create the perfect environment for the Junktopian characters to live, create, and play.


Scratch Art

Exhibit

Join in on learning how to make and create scratch art in various styles. Natalie McKean will be demonstrating her scratch art as well as helping you make something to take home!


Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture

Exhibit

Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.


Solar steam powered printing press

Exhibit

Solar steam powered vintage printing press with orrey and traction engine


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...


Steampunk Contraptions

Exhibit

Electronic Steampunk inspired projects and props from recycled materials. Build your own contraptions that have the Victorian Era look. Projects; The Elixirator, Steampunk Raygun, Don't Open Till Doomsday, Mayan Clock.


Tanenbaum Fabrications

Exhibit

Learn how to make your own set of magnificent Steampunk Goggles! Are you a mad scientist? An inventor? An explorer? An adventurer? A good set of goggles is the first item you need to create a great Steampunk character!


Ted Clocks

Exhibit

Unusual clocks made from re-purposed computer parts.


The Metamorphosis Project

Exhibit

The Metamorphosis Installation by Alex Andre is a circular portal with a spinning semi-reflective disk through which participants face each other to create ever-changing combinations or self images in real time.


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!


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.


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....



Walking Pod

Exhibit

This is a concept walking hybrid vehicle that uses Theo Jensen style leg linkages. It's intended purpose is to provide a safe living and working space that can cross rough terrain in extreme environments.



You Become Art

Exhibit

You become art! Cute, glamorous, funny, or scary... I customize face paint & body art for Faire participants & patrons. Water-based paints are comfy, easily removed with soap & water. Temporary tattoo inks last a few days.