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Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture


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.

Stilt Factory


Stilt Factory- We demonstrate our stilt making design and creation process as shown on We make the sport and art of stilt walking understandable, accessible and fun to all who are interested.



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.

Sweetfeedback: Hackable gumball dispenser


Sweetfeedback is a programmable gumball dispenser which has been used for environmental sensing with an embedded arduino, giving candy as a persuasive feedback, to improve people's behavior.

The Athenian School


Students from the The Athenian School in Danville CA will be exhibiting their final projects from various classes supported by our Makers Studio facility.

The Chipper Chopper: mobile human power mulcher!


The Chipper Chopper is a bicycle with a high-speed chopping blade built into the frame. Annual tree trimmings go into the hopper, and whirling blades turn the twigs into mulch!

The Exploratorium


The Exploratorium opened at our new Pier 15 home on April 17th and we've brought outdoor exhibits, explainer pop-ups and tinkering activities to celebrate our big move.

The Future of 3D Printing


Want to touch the future? This panel of experts from Autodesk, MakerBot, Shapeways, Sculpteo and iMaterialise will discuss what the future of 3D printing holds. What materials and technologies are we going to see in the coming year and how do they foresee this technology changing the creative landscape for Young Makers, Educators, Designers and Futurist.

The Good Life Lab


A presentation The Good Life Lab, a modern manual for a post-consumer life Tremayne and Mikey Sklar tell the story of ditching their careers in NYC to make, build, invent, forage and grow everything they need to live.

The Odd Cycle


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 Two Penny


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


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.

Thenagain Bomber


The Thenagain Bomber is a 4 person pedal car that was made both for the Handcar Regatta in Santa Rosa, CA and for fun outings to the local pub!


Exhibit enables makers to share tools with eachother. We help bring the costs of tools down and increase the access to tools & gear.

Thinker, Tinker, DO!


Stretch your brain with activities created by Tinkering School and Brightworks School founder Gever Tulley! There will be puzzles, tools and techniques for makers of all ages to master.nBrightworks students will show work.

Thymio Robot Projects


These projects are made using the Thymio robot by students of Woodland School. From a robotic bird named 'Tweet Tweet', to Leopard Gecko, and Mario Cart racer, these projects are inspired by the imagination.

Tiny Tin Tool Boxes


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.


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