Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

El Pulpo Mecanico

El Pulpo Mecanico is a 25 ft tall mechanical octopus. It has 8 eyes that pop in and out of the head and 8 large moving tentacles that spew fire. We use a hand controlled beatbox. It holds 200 gallons of propane on board.

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Duane Flatmo

I'm an artist / sculptor living in Eureka Ca. I've been building and racing in the Kinetic Sculpture Race for 32 consecutive years. I'm also a Junkyard Wars 1st season alumni.

Jerry Kunkel

Jerry Kunkel is a retired electrician and over all ''do everything'' tinkerer. He lives in Eagle point Oregon & has worked on many contraptions with Duane Flatmo.