We’re happy to announce the first twenty Makers attending the Buffalo Mini Maker Faire! More Makers will be announced next week.
Two combat robots that went to battle at Robogames 2013 in San Mateo, CA.
Beeker Blender The Circuit Bender
Learn how to create NEW, never-before heard sounds from old electronics through a process called Circuit Bending.
The Buffalo Knitting Guild Charity Blanket Square
Featuring hand knit items and demonstrations of different knitting techniques, and even yarn spinning. Guests can help complete squares for a charity blanket to be donated to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Buffalo Lab Learn to Solder Workshop
Learn to solder like a pro, a key maker skill for making electronic circuits, robots, jewelry and many other cool projects. After learning the basics of using a soldering iron, build a simple electronic badge to wear around the Buffalo Mini Maker Faire. Fee for the kit is $5.
Tinkering School Buffalo Building Puzzlers
Use household objects to build a suspension bridge made of clothes pins and tested for strength with a different weights.
Clay Sculpture, Lego House for Super Heroes, Paper Models and Rock Art
Young Maker siblings Hannah, Noah and Mary show off their projects, including hand-painted clay sculptures, a Lego house built for super heroes, paper models and rock art.
Western New York Book Arts Center Digital and Analog Printing
Learn the history and process of letterpress printing, from the antique and analog to cutting-edge and digital means. Print your very own letterpress piece on a table-top platen press!
Concrete decor, handcrafted earrings, art prints and more.
Explore the World of MakerBot 3D Printing with Microsoft
Learn about the many uses of 3D printing, a brief history and terminology, and come away with ideas on how it can apply to your creative and business worlds.
The Wool Merchant’s Knitting Corner
A variety of knitting methods demonstrated and techniques displayed.
Make A Simple Blank Book with Hayes Creative @ The Foundry
Learn the basics of bookbinding – material selection, tools, paper folding and cutting, cover decoration, sewing and finishing.
Learn about technology by making fun projects that combine traditional arts and crafts materials with technical tools and components. Winner of the Educator’s Choice award at World Maker Faire 2013 in New York City.
Empowering kids with science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) skills. Makers level up, game-style through six masteries–Engineer, Wordsmith, Programmer, Designer, Impact Artist, and Social Entrepreneur, and demonstrate their purpose-driven learning for real world audiences every day. www.maker-state.com
Learn about metal sculpting, including wax and sand casting techniques that have been used for centuries to mold and pour hot metal into forms along with more methods.
Mindberry Pi’s Alldayeveryday
A proof-of-concept combination of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and NeuroSky. Encouraging creativity and teamwork with technology to inspire blue sky ideas and bring them to reality.
Model Bridge Tester
This device tests the structural efficiency of a model bridge, truss, or beam. Guest can build their own model bridge and use the device test their efficiency.”
Nickel City Cycles
Handmade custom bicycle frames.