Bethany Shorb of Cyberoptix TieLab (video)

Bethany Shorb of Cyberoptix TieLab recently acquired a stash of old used silkscreens to be reclaimed and reused to print her tie designs. But a closer inspection revealed something too interesting to wash out, and these industrial cast-offs generate some truly unique ties. Check out Bethany's ties at Maker Faire... Read more »

Carlos Nielbock: Metalworking Master Craftsman (video)

Carlos Nielbock is a Master Craftsman in architectural ornamental metalwork and design. He started his craft as an apprentice in a German monastery, then trained further in the ancient Journeyman tradition. In this video he shows his replica of the 1862 World's Fair welcome gate, his Low Altitude Wind Turbine,... Read more »

Meet the Makers: Todd Williams

Todd Williams is jewelry maker with a fine hand, a sculpture maker with a wit, and a performer trickster. He might spend 200 or 300 hours perfecting one of his incredible Land Sharks but the real work comes when he brings them out to play. His sculptures are animations that... Read more »

Meet the Makers: Jordan Champagne

Jordan Champagne, owner of Happy Girl Kitchen, is a preservationist. She cherishes reclaimed wood, she only plays records in her shop, and she has a giant Velvet Elvis in her office. But her real skills are in preserving food. The things that she puts into jars are real, whole foods,... Read more »

Meet the Makers: Christina McFall

Christina McFall is obsessed with color, texture, form, and chemical reactions. She approaches the art of cyanotype printing with the mind of a scientist, carefully recording tests and cataloging results. She hand draws and tessellates patterns with her tablet to produce her negatives. Her innovative printing methods harness UV light... Read more »