Maker Faire Yearbook 2023

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Gloomhaven (Board Game) by Cephalofair Games

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Price Johnson
Home: California, United States
We are Cephalofair Games, a crowdfunding company and independent publisher of 'Epic Strategy' modern tabletop games. Our flagship title, Gloomhaven, drops players into a fully collaborative fantasy adventure full of strategic card based combat, including 100's of scenarios, unlockable characters, narrative decisions, and more! Come learn more about the world of tabletop publishing!

Creating The Perfect Brows

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Bre Williams
Home: California, United States
Do you want to know what your perfect brows would look like? Come get your brows drawn on and mapped out with makeup! I run a permanent makeup business called BROW BAE and would love to answer any questions you have on what permanent makeup is, how the process works, and what your brows could look like with permanent makeup done! ( No tattoos will be done at this booth, just information and makeup! ) RAFFLE GIVEAWAY AND COUPONS AVALIABLE AT BOOTH!!! I hope to se you there:)

Leo programable robot

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Ben Frank
Home: California, United States
My project is a programmable robot named Leo. Leo uses omni wheels to move, which means that he can drive sideways! Leo can also follow lines made with black electrical tape. Come check out my table and have fun programming Leo. I'll walk you through the simple steps of code so that you can control Leo yourself! You can also learn about the cool, yet simple, way Leo is able to follow lines by building a custom race track.

Manuia Polynesian Revue

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Manuia Polynesian Revue
Home: California, United States
We are Manuia Polynesian Revue and we have recently opened a chapter in Rocklin, CA in March 2023. We are dedicated to preserving the music and dances of the Polynesian Islands (Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand and Tonga). We’re a professional, family-oriented dance group that promotes having fun while performing, and giving our students an opportunity to share traditional island stories. Come learn more about the dance classes we offer, and join us to try a free class!

Bot’Geddon

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Bot'Geddon
Home: California, United States
Bot'Geddon is a Battlebots style competition with Flea Weight (150 grams), Ant Weight (1 pound) and plastic (1pound) robots fighting in a double elimination style format.

How do loudspeakers work?

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: NULL
Home: California, United States
Learn how loudspeakers work! Have you ever wondered how all those moving parts in a speaker system reproduce audio/music so well? What does a woofer, midrange, or tweeter do? How do all these strangely named, oddly shaped parts take electricity and turn it into sound? How do today's smaller, consumer loudspeakers sound so good and how do large, commercial PA systems cover every seat in the house? Come out and see how loudspeakers are built and then hear what happens when everything’s just right!

Local author of Children’s picture books

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Terri Dorow
Home: California, United States
Local author of children's picture books! Something for everyone, ages 0-10. Great gifts for baby showers, the holidays.. and even Easter baskets, as two of the books feature bunnies!

Sierra College Applied Technology programs

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Sierra College
Home: California, United States
Sierra College's Applied Technology programs will be displaying an array of student and classroom projects. Our Robotics club will showcase their combat robots and other student-built robots. Our Car club will showcase their EV trike and Lemons race car. Our Advanced Manufacturing, Building Industries, Mechatronics, and Welding programs will showcase an assortment of student and faculty projects showcasing the diversity of skills and mediums taught at Sierra College.

Tie dye

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Roberta (Bobbi) Sherry
Home: California, United States
We have been honored to be selected as Makers for every Rocklin Maker fair. We are a family business who believes that science can be fun! What a better way to learn, then to create your design that others can see. Bring your own 100% cotton shirt to tie dye. $5 supply cost.

ED-E Companion Bot

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Dexter Starfighter
Home: California, United States
I have made a companion bot to look like the character ED-E from Fallout New Vegas. Built from 3D printed parts and electronics, he can play light shows, interact with me and attendees, and play short music clips. ED-E is a work in progress and I am looking forward to adding more features as a fun and interesting project. I was inspired to build my own robot after meeting Odd_Jayy at Maker Faire Bay Area in 2019. I'm also planning on wearing a Fallout themed costume to accompany my robot.

TwistBit

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Slade Darrin
Home: California, United States
Electronic music artist TwistBit presents a live DJ mix of original tracks, exhibiting bizarre genre fusions and rule-breaking EDM.

Sierra College Mechatronics Department

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Mechatronics Department
Home: California, United States
Do you want a satisfying career working with your hands and your brain? Our well-paid graduates are in high demand installing, maintaining, and upgrading everything from medical equipment to ski lifts, semiconductor processing equipment, and everything in between. With a growing demand for automation in nearly EVERY industry, the opportunities are limitless.

Artplots Drawing Robots

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Michael Morris
Home: California, United States
I am excited to share the mesmerizing world of pen plotter drawing robots, these robots are programmed to create intricate artwork using pens. Translating digital designs into stunning physical masterpieces, the combination of technology, creativity, and precision offers an engaging and educational experience.

Falkon Academy STEM School

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Falkon Academy
Home: California, United States
Falkon Academy, based in the Sacramento area, offers engaging afterschool STEM programs with a focus on innovation. Our curriculum covers various exciting fields such as VEX Robotics, Drones, Airplanes, and more to come in the future. We're proud to collaborate with local school districts and Park and Rec Departments, including Folsom and Rocklin. At our booth kids will get an opportunity to build various engineering models like gear trains and also get to build a glider.

The DIY Magic of Amateur Radio – American Radio Relay League

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: ARRL Sacramento Valley Section
Home: California, United States
Radio hams were the original Makers & Hackers, using new, used & scavenged parts to make transmitters, receivers & antennas capable of communicating with other hams anywhere on Earth. Amateur radio was the original social media and also offers opportunities to contribute to scientific and technical advancement, disaster preparedness and public safety. Visit our booth for a hands-on experience in the fascinating world of ham radio!

VEX IQ Demonstration

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Placer Advanced Robotics and Technology
Home: California, United States
Attendees will learn how to maneuver VEX IQ robots around obstacles, pick up objects with precision, and navigate complex environments with ease. You will also get a chance to learn about Placer Advanced Robotics and Technology's different robotics program, with some robots and awards on display.

GARLIC – App controlled Smart Switch

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Circuit Squad
Home: California, United States
Our team, Circuit Squad’s Innovation project is about Phantom Energy, which is energy wasted due devices such as microwave, coffee makers, laptops, TV's,phones left plugged in. Annually phantom energy contributes to 200$ of household energy bills. We have designed an idea for an app controlled smart switch that can turn off these devices when not in use either through flick of switch or touch of a button via app.Our product is called G.A.R.L.I.C.

Practical Arts in the Waldorf Curriculum TK – 8th Grade

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Marlene Laughter
Home: California, United States
Golden Valley Charter Schools is a local non-profit organization offering a unique and multifaceted curriculum. Learning is embedded in storytelling, movement, arts, music and direct experience of natural phenomena. Practical arts is part of our curriculum and begins in Kindergarten and increases with complexity, creativity, and imagination through Eighth grade. We will showcase the creative projects the students make throughout the grades.

Vortechs Robotics FRC 3257

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Vortechs Robotics FRC 3257
Home: California, United States
WANT TO BUILD ROBOTS? Vortechs Robotics FRC 3257. Learn: Project Management, Programming, CAD, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering. Build advanced robots, with sophisticated sensors, electronics, programming, & mechanical design. Open to high school students in South Placer, traditional, charters, and homeschoolers. Sponsors: NASA, HAAS, Intuitive, Apple, PG&E, Love of Learning, LightObject… Recruited by Yale, CALTECH, MIT, CAL POLY, Stanford… $20 million in FIRST college scholarships.

Cyanotype

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Jasmine Eastburn
Home: California, United States
That Local Art Show would love to treat you to a free cyanotype print. Stop by to learn how to take a picture with the sun! With an array of botanicals to use as your subject let us show you how to harness those uv rays!

The Coder School

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: The Coder School
Home: California, United States
Come say hi and bring your coder to check out our fun interactive coding project demos at our booth and see what they can learn to code! At theCoderSchool we teach kids of all ages to code. Semi-private, weekly 1-hour coding lessons with our enthusiastic and energetic Code Coaches use customize lesson plans on any platform be it Scratch, Python, Java, 2D/3D Game Dev using Godot, Unity/C#, Minecraft or Roblox to engage our students and grow their love of coding.

Information Outreach

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Jim Carnathan
Home: California, United States
Arts Council of Placer County - Providing information about how we promote artist, art and cultural events and administer grant money to many applicants throughout Placer County.

Sierra College IT Department Information Table

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Sierra College - Information Technology Department
Home: California, United States
Come learn about degrees and lucrative career's in Information Technology, including Cybersecurity, Networking, Data Analytics and Cloud Computing.

Nathaniel Segal

Faire: Rocklin
Maker: Nathaniel Segal
Home: California, United States
Check out Nathaniel Segal's interactive magic show! Using his background in engineering, math, and theater he creates original magic that will certainly leave you baffled! Stick around and see his newest creation Magic Fluxes, a double sided magnet?

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