Thomas Willeford, founder of Brute Force Studios, author of Steampunk Gear, Gadgets, and Gizmos (McGraw-Hill, 2011), and well-known steampunk guru, will demonstrate how to build working, wearable, fun DIY steampunk projects from his forthcoming book, The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide, while in full costume.
Idontdordinary, I create beyond what the eye sees. When others say "WHY" I say "WHY NOT"? Nothing wasted,nothing lost. A NEW CREATION. I am a true artist that re purposes what is perceived as hopeless. INSPIRATION and REBIRTH
Interact with old machines that have been taught to use social networking. Call, text or checkin on Foursquare for free candy. Tweet @ a 1937 teletype and take away your message typed on vintage 1/4" paper.
A forgotten flywheel is a giant music box; a Victorian sewing machine treadle plays a melody on Art Deco film reels - Eric Farber juxtaposes relics of old industry to build sonic and performative sculpture.
Part found-object sound sculpture, part new music performance, and part interactive conversation about human relationships with objects. A set of vintage suitcases mount dangling curiosities & repurposed harmonic assemblages.
Obtainium Works in Vallejo, CA specializes in vehicular art pieces built from "obtainium" including the Neverwas Haul, the Mad Hatter Teapot, the LB&O Trolley and our newest project, the Mechanical Horse.
Chimera Art Space is the first community arts and maker space in Sonoma County, California. We're a diverse community of artists, makers, hackers, inventors, and mad scientists looking to learn, share and grow.
Calliopes are traditionally sound machines driven by steam. Built on the steam train technology, they proved to be a short-lived phenomenon due to their unwieldy size and difficulty to control.
Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.
Get straight, unbiased answers to all your home maintanence questions from a licensed professional. Learn wood joinery and box making. See dovetail boxes being made by hand. Get help with your own project's design.
You become art! Cute, glamorous, funny, or scary... I customize face paint & body art for Faire participants & patrons. Water-based paints are comfy, easily removed with soap & water. Temporary tattoo inks last a few days.
RJ's Miniature Golf Madness! Come learn what it takes to be a golf course designer for the best miniature golf party of 2013!
The story behind FlipBooKit. Arduino controlled Mechanical Flip Book art that germinated in a hackerspace, became a Makerfaire hit that launched into a Kickstarter hit and business. As told my the Makers.