Dundee, Scotland is known as the City of Discovery because of its history of innovation, so it only makes sense that the first Dundee Mini Maker Faire will take place this weekend, on Sunday, November 10, from 10am to 4pm, at the historic Chamber East, as part of the annual Dundee Science Festival. Organizers Erin Hardee and Alexandra Forrest are passionate about promoting hands-on learning, making technology accessible to all, and showcasing the talents of the Dundee maker community. Below is a sampling of the makers who will be exhibiting.
Sarah Buchan of Dear George will be showcasing her beautiful laser-cut resin jewelry.
Underwater ROV lets you try your hand at driving a unique underwater vehicle.
The Tape Fly
The Tape Fly, a found object kinetic model powered by found object motor, buzzes and circles.
Skill Share Dundee
Skill Share Dundee will be bringing their people-powered entertainment and lots more.
How do you code a quilt? AyeMake will show you how!
The Ring Project
•Discover how a local maker invented a hose deploy and retrieval tool used by firefighters.
•Watch a local Dundee woodturner in action as he creates and shapes with high-powered equipment.
•Learn how to make creative and colorful duct tape wallets.
•See 3D printers from the University of Dundee.
•Witness giant puppets at play.
•Most importantly, get inspired and have fun!