Maker Faire Orlando is up and running. I (Caleb Kraft) am here and will be posting pictures and videos of some of the fun things going on, all weekend! Check back frequently and come up and say hi if you’re here!
Live demos of digital art!
these LED suits are synchronized to music wirelessly
so much art at this Faire
singing tesla coil in action
that LED suit looks even cooler when it is slightly out of focus
hard to tell, but this costume part is huge
peeking into bb8
sumo wrestling bots!
what is my purpose?
3d printer inside a toolbox, sooo cool
what a unique looking little bot
can’t beat a good ol’ time machine!
flame and pottery
absolutely loved these dolls
as I walked up, motion sensors (or a sneaky operator) started blasting me
Cranking out custom coasters
about to race some sanders
high school robotics. Love seeing NASA stickers on these bots.
those treads are just friggin’ cool!
real power hidden in an old apple
so glowy and pretty!
beautiful laser cut telescope, automated too!
looks like it is open source as well!
wood cut moth
they’ve been coloring on this all weekend!
Getting 3D scanned
Great costume and beautiful lit up flowers
big crowd learning to vacu-form
giant operation is always fun!
this Jawa is getting ready to make a sno-cone
I could barely hear him over how loud his suit is!
just did an interview about this, there will be a video soon!
the art is done, love the inclusion of failure.
hot glass is always so fun to watch
The last picture from last night. So happy to pose for pictures!
Day one was a blast! Such an amazingly diverse Maker Faire. I’ve noticed that there are a lot of costumes here, and a lot more art than I’m used to seeing! The goal of teaching 1,000 people to make a shirt seems like it will get passed easily, the t-shirt area was jam packed all day long. The pictures above this point are from day two.
a classic adventure
Jedi in action
power tool racing!
extreme solar cooking
modified prius truck
bizarre concept car
this guy was driving around and appeared to be somewhat autonomous. Its owner ran over, picked it up and carried it back to his booth
laser cut wooden books
I have no idea if this guy could see. It was a cool mask though!
leather worker extraordinaire
He was in a hurry but I caught him.
the mural is coming along!
battle bots in action!
audience participation during rapairs
the tail moves as she pedals
Hot metal in the forge!
that shipping container is a massive 3d printer/ cnc mill
decorating jars with Quaker
there was a big crowd for vacu-forming
tables packed at the learn to solder section
He was actually shooting a video for his youtube channel!
laser cut and very cool
fancy wood boxes for game systems
diy bio printing
3d printing in ceramics
this bike was a cool mix of old and new
oooooh, pretty lights
robot soccer with a projected field
wearable LED FLOWERS
OOOBLECK In motion. Going to try to upload a video of this
Home made string bass
I ran into frequent author for Make: Jeremy Cook!
You have to run like a hamster to make a snow cone!
Head in VR, butt on a moving seat. Quite an experience!
high voltage decorative pieces. Love those lichtenberg structures.
the marble runs look fantastic. Totally works of art.
so many people are walking around with LED wearables.
I found the source of all those LEDs!
These costumes were so great!
this pipe organ was playing itself! sounded so cool
extremely awesome steampunk armor
Metal scale costumes!
Some bounty hunters on the loose
steampunk to varying degrees
steampunk bat girl!
detail from steampunk bat girl’s back
I stopped and learned some yarn craft!
art in progress
Have the ET experience in VR!
Kumihimo, weaving with counterweights
giant portraits made entirely of lego
R2 and BB8 make apearances
I love this action figure backdrop!
I’ll bet he’s a great shot.
Painting details on a tank
People are stitching together these Monsters made with love. So adorable.
Nerdy derby in full effect!
a freakin’ WALL of synths
Everyone loves taking stuff apart
the gator moves when people pull handles. Takes several people to get the whole thing going and WOW it is impressive when it is in motion.
So many people making T-shirts!
aaaaw yessss, can’t beat pinball.
Young Makers gathering before the gates open -9:15 am