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Vancouver maker, George Rahi of Publik Secrets, and members of the Gamelan Gita Asmara, here in BC (yep, that’s in Canada!) created quite the spectacle at this year’s Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. Not only did they make beautiful sounds, but George and others built all of their own instruments out of old... Read more »


After attending a few local maker events, he was inspired to create his series, "You are what you make!" Read more »


It's going to be action-packed and filled with maker spirit! Read more »


In December of 2013 I took a trip to Peru and was lucky enough to meet with makers at Fab Lab Lima. I wrote my first post about Luis Ernesto Flores Olazo’s Ironman maskand this is my second about Benom Juarez, who gave me a tour of the Fab Lab... Read more »

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When I saw the helmet I thought it was metal! Now I realize that it was made out of foam. The combination of both digital and analog craftsmanship is very inspiring. Read more »


The third ever Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is happening this weekend, June 1-2 in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada). There is so much to look forward to! With over 130 Makers, a jam-packed speaker series with everything from natural dye and spinning demonstrations, the future of 3D printing, and more. Read more »