Maker Faire Yearbook 2023


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Creating Chinese Calligraphy

Faire: Milwaukee
Maker: Cathy Garton
Home: Wisconsin, United States
Choose a word you like and we will help you transform it into Chinese Calligraphy. Lots of words to choose from from.

Lo que me empacaron y sigo cargando

Faire: CDMX (Mexico City)
Maker: Montserrat Martínez
Home: Cuauhtémoc, Mexico
Recopilación de elementos visuales y sonoros que reflexionan en torno al desplazarse y desarraigarse. La no identificación como identificación, el viaje, no sentir ningún sitio como un hogar y las consecuencias de adaptarse.

Laughter in Blue

Faire: Bay Area
Maker: Laughter in Blue
Home: California, United States
We play Blues, Jazz, and Rock. A combination of classic covers and originals.


Faire: Eindhoven
Maker: Wout Zweers
Home: nbr, Nederland
Rijdende piano op elektrisch onderstel waarmee mobiel muziek gemaakt wordt. Gastpianisten zijn welkom om mee te rijden en te spelen!

Ritmes maken met muziek en techniek

Faire: Eindhoven
Maker: Jorg Duitsman
Home: Nederland
Tijdens deze activiteit knutselen deelnemers met een reeks open materialen en mechanismen om geluidspatronen te creëren. Dit doen ze door het toevoegen en weghalen van pinnen van een gemotoriseerd pinwiel en het plaatsen van instrumenten. Zo creëren deelnemers regelmatige beats en ongewone patronen. Unieke klanken kunnen worden gebouwd met deze open set materialen, hetzij door een individu, hetzij door een groep die samenwerkt en improviseert.

Podcasts luisteren en maken

Faire: Eindhoven
Maker: Tjeerd van den Elsen
Home: Nederland
Ontdek je stem als verteller, maar ook als instrument. Laat je oren het werk doen. Maak een podcast of luister ontspannen naar een van de mooie verhalen op We spelen elk uur een quiz waarbij je kans maakt op leuke luisterprijzen.

dancing FUNGI

Faire: Baton Rouge
Maker: Jeremy Bourque
Home: LA, US Minor Outlying Islands
I create French Quarter style lamps out of old floor/table lamps and pallet boards. I also make Louisiana-themed and music-themed wall decor and magnets out of pallet boards, cabinet doors, broken skateboards, fan blades, old tiles, etc.

Ferro Fortis Pisces

Faire: Eindhoven
Maker: Roy Tukkers
Home: Nederland
Pisces is en een monsterlijk vette vis met een imposante bek en een lijpe oogopslag. Vol met graten en 100% koudbloedig. Indrukwekkende mobiele installaties van metaal oftewel Ferro Fortis. Dit is een samenwerking tussen Maarten van Halderen van Creatief met Staal en Theatre Company TukkersConnexion.

3D Printing Paganini’s Famous Violin

Faire: Rome
Home: Rome, Italy
Embarking on a remarkable journey of innovation and cultural heritage preservation, 3DiTALY, Italy’s leading 3D printing organization set in Rome, is revolutionizing the restoration and replication of Guarnieri’s iconic ‘Il Cannone di Paganini’ violin. With cutting-edge 3D scanning and printing techniques, this groundbreaking project ensures the enduring legacy of this legendary instrument, exemplifying the fusion of artistry, technology, and historical significance. In collaboration with the esteemed Genova Municipality, the project showcases the harmonious blend of tradition and state-of-the-art capabilities,

Goodman Guitars

Faire: Hudson Valley
Maker: Brad Goodman
Home: New York, United States
My name is Brad Goodman of Goodman Guitars. I have been handcrafting fine instruments for 50 years. I build flattop and archtop guitars in my shop in Brewster NY.


Faire: Bay Area
Maker: Tracorum
Home: California, United States
Tracorum's contagious musical journeying is a blend of southern rock, soul, honky tonk, and roots americana with a rhythmic diversity that adds elements of funk, latin-caribbean and gospel stomp to their unique sound. Great songwriting, classic R&B and strong vocals are the backbone of this band who have won the hearts of fans worldwide with their spirit filled, energy charged, eclectic live shows.

Wellsville CSD SWAT – Epoxy River Guitar

Faire: Rochester
Maker: Wellsville CSD SWAT
Home: New York, United States
We built a 5-string epoxy river base guitar with embedded lights.

FabLab Belluno: Ecosistemi Sonori

Faire: Trieste
Home: Veneto, Italy
Ecosistemi Sonori è un'installazione interattiva che rivela le relazioni invisibili della vita attraverso la musica e la tecnologia. Esplora l'interconnessione tra gli esseri viventi e crea un senso di appartenenza ecologica attraverso un'esperienza sonora unica.

Cutting Records with Equipment of the Past and Todays Technology

Faire: Bay Area
Maker: Razzy Records
Home: California, United States
We've refurbished 1950's era record lathes, originally used to record audio on acetate blanks by radio stations and courts in the era before magnetic tape and digital recording. By adding a modern sapphire stylus, modern amplifiers and computerized signal processing we can cut great sounding audio on polycarbonate discs (or squares) that play on any record player. Experience the fusion of technology and nostalgia as we guide you through process that creates each intricate groove, transforming raw sound into a tangible masterpiece. Time permitting, we will cut 7 inch 'single' records live for Faire attendees (for free, but only original, non-copyrighted sources).

Edward Deaver

Faire: Syracuse
Maker: Edward Deaver
Home: New York, United States
Edward Deaver is an interactive creative technologist. This is showcasing his experiments with sound. You can play with a music sequencer and make a beat on a motorized kick drum.


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

Chase Makes

Faire: Pensacola
Maker: Chase Baker
Home: Florida, United States
Chase has projects to show you! Come see ChromaRune, the light-show coffee table, and a Prince Robot IV costume with a functional TV helmet.

Cheerful Electronic

Faire: Eindhoven
Maker: Maarten Janssen
Home: Nederland
Als Cheerful Electronic maak ik allerlei elektronica kits voor Arduino en andere development boards. Mijn kits lopen uiteen van een leuke thermometer, of een lichtkrant die je zelf kunt programmeren, tot synthesizer modules gebaseerd op de OPL2 en OPL3 audio chips uit oude PCs waarmee je je eigen synthesizer kunt bouwen. Mijn OPL Studio kit geeft je een uitgebreide OPL3 synthesizer met touch screen, MIDI, analoge inputs en de mogelijkheid je eigen muziek te maken en op te slaan op SD kaart.

FabLab Belluno: Progetti Spicci – Pianoforte Laser

Faire: Trieste
Home: Veneto, Italy
Un futuristico pianoforte laser che al posto dei tasti ha dei raggi laser. Ogni laser corrisponde ad una nota, suonata direttamente da un Arduino.

Cello Joe – Beatboxing Looping Cellist

Faire: Bay Area
Maker: Joseph Chang
Home: California, United States
Joey Chang aka CelloJoe is an anomaly in the world of cellists. Cello + beatboxing + vocals + live looping = Cello Joe Cello Joe plays the cello while beatboxing, looping, and singing. It's Classical Hip Hop. He creates fat beats with a cello and his mouth and he does it live! His lyrics weave together sustainability, environmental justice, and social awareness. They entertain, inspire, and make you wonder. By beatboxing, throatsinging, singing, plucking and bowing the cello, CelloJoe can mimic many styles of music from dubstep to folk to rock to classical to hip hop. CelloJoe is the world's first long distance musical bike touring cellist. He has ridden his bike over 10,000 miles in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia.

Null Beam: a 6 foot, 11-string aluminum electric concept instrument

Faire: WNY Regional
Maker: Jon Peck
Home: New York, United States
Play a home-made Beam instrument, inspired by Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead. Built from T6 Aluminum, strung with piano wire, and amplified with humbuckers and piezoelectric contact mics, the Null Beam is an experimental sonic playground.

Playground Opera

Faire: Coney Island
Maker: Playground Opera
Home: New York, United States
Playground Opera is an opera education program that immerses your students in the production and performance of an opera. We are pleased to now offer an Chibitronic's expressive electronics that enhances our STEAM-based approach.

Making Android Mobile Apps

Faire: WNY Regional
Maker: Christopher Terpin
Home: New York, United States
We make simple Android apps using simpler programming languages like rfo-basic and MIT app inventor. Come try our musical instrument and drawing apps and ask questions about developing and publishing to the Google Play and Amazon app stores.

One Man Robot Band

Faire: Trieste
Maker: NULL
Home: Veneto, Italy
E’ un orchestra di musica meccanica formata da alcuni simpatici robot percussionisti, guidati dal loro folle inventore. Il meccanismo è formato da un sistema a leva, azionato da solenoidi e gestito attraverso una scheda MIDI. Il nuovo spettacolo che porterò a Trieste lo sto costruendo appositamente per questo evento, con un nuovo impianto luci, nuove canzoni, un nuovo robot mescolato a giocoleria, mimica, drum circle, musica, abbracci e fastidi! Vi aspetto!!

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