Portland’s First Maker Faire

Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I'm Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).

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By Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I'm Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).

238 Articles

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Steampunk creations, crafts, Raspberry Pi, educational kits, learn to solder areas, trebuchets, 3D printers and food trucks were among the featured exhibits at the Portland Mini Maker Faire, which was held Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2012 at OMSI. Portland is a city that embraces DIY culture and so we’ve long anticipated having Maker Faire become part of the Portland scene. I was glad to be on hand for the inaugural event.

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