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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 »

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Chris Ware, of cWare Studios, is a graphic designer, print maker and artist from central Florida. At Maker Faire Orlando, he'll be hosting a Maker booth focused on LEGO Print Making, which was selected as an Educators Pick at the event. Read more »

"Pioneering" 
3.027 troy oz 
Cast .925 Sterling Silver 
2 1/2” x 1 1/4” x 3/4” 
Limited Edition of 10 
2009

Sculptor, Maker, and artist Rebecca Rose creates metallic wearable narratives that are meant to be worn. Rose handcrafts “Sculpturings” out of bronze and silver, spending up to 140 hours on a single piece. She first collects and arranges tiny objects and then begins to work her magic through the casting... Read more »

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The Detroit fire department is dreadfully underfunded to the point that they've had to devise their own DIY emergency alarm system until they receive the funding to install a proper one! Read more »

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Maker Faire Orlando is inviting educators to "Harness the Maker Movement in Your Classroom" with a special Educators session September 13th that will feature Dale Dougherty, Jay Silver, and Mark Greenlaw , all founding board members of the Maker Education Initiative (MakerEd) that seeks to create more opportunities for all... Read more »

The Iron Man of Maine at Maker Faire NY 2013.

Cosplay artist, maker, tinkerer, and inventor Thomas Lemieux (aka The Ironman of Maine) made a huge splash at World Maker Faire in New York last year. Not one to repeat himself, this year he's coming back with a Stark Industries twist on another pop culture icon. Read more »

Photo by Corinne Warnshuis

If you've been to your local hackerspace/makerspace and noticed there weren't many woman, did you stop to wonder why? Unfortunately a common reaction is to think, “I guess women just aren’t into hacking or building stuff.” As one of the few female directors of a U.S. makerspace, I know this... Read more »

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