Here are 18 more Makers to look forward to seeing on March 1!
Elmwood Franklin School
The only official Young Maker Club in Buffalo, these students ages 8-14 will set up a Squishy Circuit Clay Bar, show visitors how to make Glow Art with circuits and project Glodoodle, the MIT system that allows people to paint with light.
North Ridge FanForce
These Star Wars fans from Buffalo make the armor, props, and “droids” to bring Star Wars to life.
ORD Solutions 5 Color 3D Printer
ORD Solutions presents the first 5 color/material 3D Printer suitable for makers and small run manufacturing. The MH3000 is made of aircraft grade anodized aluminum and high quality components.
Photography for the Family with the Science Museum Camera Club
Get a souvenir photo of you and your family at the inaugural Buffalo Mini Maker Faire and learn how you can create incredible photos with the Science Museum Camera Club.
Pursa V2 3D Printing
See the Prusa V2 3D printer in action!
Scratch Built Replica R2D2 by Phantom Computers
Phantom Computers of Dunkirk, NY presents a functioning droid that moves forward, backward, left and right, has a gripper arm with wrist, hand and claw action, holographic projectors, and senses motion and sound so he can talk and interact with people.
What as a wooden model car is powered by a Scratch-built electric motor. Learn how to build an electric two-pole motor from steel, copper wire, and magnets with some electric power from AA batteries. WHY build one? A cool project to learn how a motor works and design a cool toy to play with.
Based in Buffalo, NY, Sylvatica specializes in artfully displaying plants and oddities in unique Terrariums made from mostly up-cycled and reused glassware. Each piece has a history and a story. They require minimum care and each plant has been selected to flourish in its respective environment. All plants and materials have been harvested in the most sustainable way possible.
Featured at the World Maker Faire in New York City, TakeItApart provides visitors the opportunity to disassemble a number of donated gadgets without fear of breaking their own machines or electronics. Their website-in-the-making, TakeItApart.com will be a place for the world to share photo-driven dis-assembly guides to learn how to take apart everyday things, and what you can do once you’re inside.
Terrariums in Reused Materials with Pembroke Jr. Sr. High School
The Pembroke Jr. Sr. High School Science Club will help participants make terrariums in found, reusable and/or recyclable objects such as bottles, jars and cans. Bring your own found object or use one of theirs and take a little piece of nature and science home with you!
The Foundry is a small green business incubator and creative community located on the East side of Buffalo that fosters self-sufficiency and resourcefulness by providing opportunities to build individual and community capacity through encouraging new ideas, connections and education. The 25,000 sq ft warehouse serves 22 newly created small businesses, many of which are women owned and operated, dozens more small businesses through monthly markets and many youth through a job training program. They also serve hundreds of visitors at special events as well as volunteers, local musicians, artists, and traveling performers. Their motto is “Start Doing,” which goes hand-in-hand with this Maker-Faire!
Too Many Projects
Too Many Projects presents a collection of cool inventions and ideas, including a Peace Bridge Traffic iOS app, a computer for scuba divers, the world’s first thermoelectrically cooled, microprocessor pillow, and more.
Learn how to make a hula hoop with irrigation tubing and fancy tape before testing it out and discovering new uses like stretching and exercising.
University at Buffalo Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja Team
Baja SAE is an intercollegiate engineering design competition for undergraduate and graduate engineering students. The object of the competition is to simulate real-world engineering design projects and their related challenges. Each team is competing to have its design accepted for manufacture by a fictitious firm. The students must function as a team to design, engineer, build, test, promote and compete with a vehicle within the limits of the rules. They must also generate financial support for their project and manage their educational priorities
Vader Systems Direct to Metal 3D Printing
Vader Systems Demonstrating a revolutionary 3D printing technology called Liquid Metal Jet Printing using molten aluminum.
Now Featuring the All New HD^2 Desktop 3D Printer! See 3D printing demonstrations and get answers to common printing questions and learn printing tips and tricks! All products are made in the USA by ‘Plastics Engineers’ specializing in 3D Printing Filaments.
Furniture and Home Goods crafted from materials reclaimed in the City of Buffalo!
More to come!