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The Road Warrior


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

The Sense of Things


Sensors can track temperature, light, gases, presence in your home. Learn how to build your own inexpensive wireless sensor network using Raspberry Pi, xBee, and Python to track sensor data and store it on the web.

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.

Think with Your Hands: The Science of Art


Witness how a mini maker space and "maker culture" brought authentic assessment and the meaningful integrations of t.e.a.m.s to a PK-8 school's curriculum.

Todd Barricklow’s Number 3


A home built Pedal Car for the Death Defying Figure 8 Races.nBuilt in the back yard of mostly recycled bike and car parts.

Tour the Hybrid Labs* at California College of the Arts


California College of the Arts supports two "Hacker Spaces". The conversation will cover the history, configuration and philosophy driving these amazing and inspirational spaces.



Toyota, a Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 Goldsmith Sponsor, is proud to bring the Power Racing event to life. The Power Racing series features small teams from all over the country that create working electric vehicles and race them on a specially designed track.Toyota will also host the following activities to further connect with people who share enthusiasm for do-it-yourself and engineering projects, technology and innovation

Truck Aero-Shell


Fiberglass-over-foam aerodynamic camper shell for improved gas mileage and improved comfort for weekend travel adventures.

Walking Pod


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.

Wendy Tremayne and Mikey Sklar: The Good Life Lab


Wendy Tremayne along with partner Mikey Sklar present Wendy's new book The Good Life Lab and tell how they dumped their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico for a more hands-on, sustainable life.


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