You've taken the time to make a fascinating project and build a wood enclosure. I will show you how to finish with the classic French Polishing technique. It will have a shiny, smooth finish which will only increase the "wow" factor when you show it off.
You've taken the time to make a fascinating project and looking to make a wood enclosure. With a few hand tools and some practice, you can give it something extra with some dovetail joints for the corners. An old technique that adds strength to the enclosure and an additional touch of style.
Japanese and western woodworking traditions developed completely separately from each other, resulting in different styles, methods, and tools. But even with this parallel development, some striking similarities can be found between the two types of woodworking. This presentation will show how Japanese and western woodworking tools are often much more similar than they appear, with implications for makers looking for the best method of work.
The Primitive side of Archery started as a hobby. I became interested in traditional archery a while ago, and started building traditional wooden bows, which I will exhibit here at the maker faire.
My Plight of the Pendulum consists of six aluminum rectangles, each of varying dimensions, suspended on a steel rod to swing at sequential frequencies. A sort of vertical snake pendulum, it is framed and supported by pine.
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!
The Whiskeydrome is a kinetic art installation inspired by Keith's Bicycle Track, an early 1900's traveling bicycle board track.
It produces furiously exciting races on an open fence track only five feet high and 26' wide.
The Tech, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Exploratorium share on hosting Open Makes. They'll focus on hosting Makes leading up to Maker Faire, the benefits to your organization, your guests, local Makers, and the world!
The project began in October of 2007 with the formation of the WALL-E Builders Club on Yahoo Groups. Over time, we were able to obtain still images and reference from the Pixar movie \"WALL-E\".