Giant Flaming Feathers Awe Maker Faire Crowd

Photo of Angel of the Apocalypse feathers.

It’s just not a Maker Faire without a flame-firing sculpture. Thankfully, year after year, the renowned Bay Area arts organization Flaming Lotus Girls have provided the Faire with unforgettable interactive fire art. This year, fairgoers entering through the West gate were greeted with the flaming feathers from a larger Flaming... Read more »

Plywood Dodecahedron Snaps into Single Piece Construction

Laney FabLab Dodecahedron

Members of Oakland, California’s Laney College FabLab showed off a large plywood dodecahedron at the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire. The room-sized structure was cut using CNC fabrication and fits together without any need for glue or nails, making it relatively easy to set up and break down. Aside from serving as a... Read more »