Cool Tools for the Maker


I will talk about the best of 1,500 tools for do-it-yourselvers, showing off a few of them in person, and also talk about how I successfully self-published this best seller and the tools I used for that. The point of this book is that you don't need to buy a lot of stuff. It is more important just to know these tools exist and that you can use them yourself.

3D welder


A 3D printer, box style, approximately 2 feet square. The main frame is built from welded steel square tubing. Motion and welding is controlled with a TinyG board and software.

The Exploratorium


The Exploratorium is a learning laboratory and playful place to explore and tinker. At Maker Faire, we will experiment with dissections and reanimations through activities, demonstrations, and exhibits.rn



Autodesk 123D is free software integrated with content and fabrication services. At Maker Faire NY Autodesk will be hosting a hands on makerspace where participants can have hands on experiences with our free apps and 3d printers. We also will be hosting an educational hack-a-thon where educators will be answering the question ""How do you use a 3D printer in your classroom?

Tools for Working Wood


Tools for Working Wood is a Brooklyn based manufacturer and seller of woodworking tools and accessories. We manufacture classic tools and supplies under the Gramercy Tools and Brooklyn Tool & Craft brands.
At Maker Faire we will be showing off and demonstrating a good selection of our tools. Come by our booth for a free giveaway.



Afinia sells the award-winning H-Series Desktop 3D Printer, which was named by Make Magazine as "Best Overall Experience", "Easiest To Set Up" and "Easiest To Use". The Afinia has an industry-leading 1-year warranty and real, live, honest-to-goodness telephone support.



UDOO is a joint effort of SECO USA Inc. ( ) and Aidilab (, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of researchers with expertise in interaction design, embedded electronics, sensor networks and cognitive science, who along the years have worked together in several projects sharing the same vision about the role of technology in human life, and are now spread between Europe and United States.

UDOO merges different computing worlds in one; each world has its strengths and weaknesses, and all of them are useful today in education as well as Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and rapid prototyping endeavours.
UDOO is an open hardware low-cost single-board Android/Linux ARM computer with Arduino-compatible integration.