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Air-crafts, Hovercrafts & Quadcopters for the Masses!

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Learn all about the physics of flight, basic circuitry, Arduinos and controlling motors by building your own cheap, easy to build, open-source, fully-functional air-crafts, hovercrafts & quadcopters. Come build one with us! Also come learn about our kickstarter project, TeslaTruck, a mobile maker-space for the masses!


Area515 Powerwheels

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BANSHEE is a heavily modified powerwheels build from scrap forklifts and server racks. It goes fast.


Baltimore Burners Go Karts

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"Liability Risk" and the "BaHa buggy" are two $500 go karts built from modified Power Wheels chassis. These karts were built with help from Baltimore Hackerspace, a 501c(3) hackerspace based out of Rosedale MD.


Beta LAYOUT Ltd

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Scared of Surface Mount Components? At Maker Faire, Beta LAYOUT will be taking the fear out of SMD assembly for hobbyists and small batch electronics. At our workshop, you will assemble and reflow a PCB to make a flashing badge. Our workstation is easy, safe and can make your workbench into a professional assembly line.

Beta LAYOUT has been servicing hobbyists, designers and students for over 20 years with PCBs and other components for electronic designers. By combining our many orders we have cut costs, eliminated tooling and shared the savings with designers globally. Prototypes made easy, as our 30,000 customers might say.


Bilbao: the Next Guggenheim Effect is the Maker Effect

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Industrial skills, very horizontal and cooperativist structures and one of southern Europe's first Mini Maker Faires... the maker movement is finding its way in Bilbao, changing the soul of the city in the same way the Guggenheim did a decade ago.


Cape Cod Makers | Making The Future

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Cape Cod Makers is hard at work establishing Cape Cod's first makerspace, seeking to unite Boston tech geeks, beach-cottage artists, vacationing kids on rainy days, and everyone in between.


Color Life

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Inspired by the Game of Life, each edge on this sculpture draws its color from its neighbors. Touch one of the boards and alter the pattern!


Deezmaker 3D Printers

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Deezmaker manufactures the popular and robust Bukobot 3D Printer and Bukito Portable 3D Printer starting at $699. We pride ourselves in making quality products. We were the first walk-in retail 3D printer store and hackerspace on the west coast providing 3D printers, 3D printing services, classes and 3D printing supplies to the Los Angeles area.


Digi International

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Digi International is the M2M expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry's broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. Digi's entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com.


Electronic Frontier Foundation

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EFF is the leading defender of online civil liberties. We promote innovator rights, defend free speech, fight illegal surveillance, and protect rights and freedoms as our use of technology grows.


Fixers Collective

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The Fixers Collective is an ongoing social experiment encouraging improvisational fixing and mending and fighting planned obsolescence.


Fubar Labs Hackerspace

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Visit us and our members as we race Power Wheels vehicles, and demo Morse's Secret Steampunk Robot Horde. Then visit us in NJ and learn with us to make crazing amazing possible.


Garrett Wade

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Our Mission Since 1975 - The Garrett Wade philosophy is simple: to find and bring you unique tools and other hands-on products of exceptional quality and solid value, in terms of design, materials, and workmanship-in short: tools that will improve your work, enrich your life and, hopefully, make your heart beat just a little bit faster.
Everything we sell is backed by our 90-Day Money Back Guarantee.


GeekDad LLC

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GeekDad.com and GeekMom.com are the parenting sites for the geek generation. We love Dr. Who and gaming and electronics and food-hacking and everything else that makes geeks passionate. We want to share these things with our kids, and ensure they know that being different is the best thing in the world.


Ithaca Generator

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Ithaca Generator is a makerspace in Ithaca, NY. We will be showcasing an LED matrix running the Game of Life, a gravity development board and crate bots.


Kinect Robotic Arm

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Kinect-enabled robotic arm to mimic visitor's movement and share with friends.rnGiant 14-foot hackable LED art installation.


Laser cutting for Boston Strong

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William enjoys woodworking very much and this past Spring, he completed his first laser cutting project. After the a boston Bombings in April, he decided to make rulers by laser cutting that he then sold at school to raise money for Boston Strong. The plans were done on Inkscape the the cutting was done at a Fab Lab in Rhode Island.


Make.SI, a Staten Island Hackerspace

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Lock pick stand made from new and recycled materials. Book scanner made from old flatbed scanner. SeeMe 3D Printer.


Maker Corps: Cultivating Makers and Creativity in Our Pilot Year and Beyond

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This hybrid presentation/ panel will include 10 minutes of a presentation and videos about Maker Corps, followed by a 15 minute Q & A with a panel of 2013 Maker Corps Mentors and Host Site representatives.

Join us in celebrating a spectacular pilot year and for information about the future of Maker Corps, including opportunities for new Host Sites and Maker Corps Members for 2014!


Making We Are Makers

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We Are Makers is a short documentary introducing the people and places taking making mainstream. We'll share the way the film has sparked discussions about learning by doing in K-20 education and directed planning for a university makerspace.