A zoetropic fire machine. Rapidly spinning 5' and 2' nested steel spheres counter-rotate with flames within, causing micro-storms and unpredictable vortices of fire. Also, Motofurniture built from salvage motorcycle parts.
In this talk, Brady and Katherine will represent two ends of an innovator's journey; from concept to consumer
Brady Forrest, who leads the Highway 1 accelerator program will speak to a company's earliest stages — taking something from concept, to prototype, to manufacturable product. He will speak to some of the common pitfalls and often underutilized resources for hardware startups
Katherine Hague, co-founder of ShopLocket, has worked with hundreds of companies launching and growing hardware businesses online. She will speak to the challenges of rising above the noise to launch a consumer product.
ledwork are highly tangible lights that respond to touch and movement. Connected together they form a swarm of light in which new patterns constantly emerge. This invites to observe, explore and construct new physical configu
Come see and build the Folly One, a 100 square foot wood space frame that comes in a flat pack kit and assembles quickly with simple tools. Teams will compete to see who can assemble the structures throughout the Faire.
The MiniCut2d is a computer controled hot wire cutting machine.rnShe is mobile (foldable), easy to use, does little noise and provides fast cutting, which makes it an effective tool for a great range of cool projects.
Soapbox cars are otherwise known as gravity cars. Essentially, they are three or four wheeled vehicles that are only powered by gravity. Soapbox derbies are still fairly popular for children with nationally organized races. However, there are only a handful of adult soapbox derby events across the country. We have participated in two events; one in Nevada City, CA and the other in Portland, OR. Both events were unique in their own regard. We are ready to add our own twist to the adult soapbox derby arena with the first annual San Jose Adult Soapbox Derby. There will be three classes of cars including artistic, speed, and ultimate.
Chill in the distributed manufacturing future, when we'll ship information and not stuff! See the first generations of digitally fabricated, open source furniture and houseware designs. Ready for download and local making.