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Artifacture at Maker Faire

Artifacture Resin-Pouring Demo

Yesterday, Michael and Shane from Artifacture did a great resin-pouring demo in the Crafter’s Lounge in the MAKE booth using various MAKE buttons. There’s a great lineup of demos in the Crafter’s Lounge today as well. Check out the schedule for more details.

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Conor Landenberger

Bamboo Bike Building at TechShop

Conor Landenberger will be spending most of Saturday building a bamboo bike in the TechShop Pavilion. Stop by and say hello if you’re in the Expo Hall!

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3D Printer census

Maker Faire 3D Printer Census

While walking around the Maker Faire grounds this morning I took a quick census all of the 3D printers. All told I saw 55 3D printers on the fairgrounds, 23 of which were unique designs. That’s not including the CNC machines or the stock of three dozen or so Replicator, Up! printers, and Printrbots for […]

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Mike's ORD-ish Bot

3D Printer Trading Cards (From the Future!): Mike’s ORD-ish Printer

Mike Hatalski will be exhibiting his “ORD-ish Bot” 3D Printer at the Maker Faire this weekend. Mike describes how he got into printer building: I was about to start ordering the parts for a MendelMax build when I saw a posting by Bard Dring about a prototype printer he built using MakerSlide. I was lucky […]

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XBee-enabled SumoBots Appearing at Maker Faire

XBee-enabled SumoBots Appearing at Maker Faire

Rob Faludi, author of Building Wireless Sensor Networks, is bringing some very cool bots to Digi’s Maker Faire Bay Area Booth: Say hello to Troy and Abed! They’re Digi International’s brand-new XBee-enabled SumoBots and they’re ready to begin training for their debut at Bay Area Maker Faire 2012. They’ll be battling it out in the […]

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Serpent Twins

Slinky Sleek Serpent Twins

Once upon a time, there were two serpents, Jormungand (Midgard) and Julunggul (Rainbow), who slithered between two worlds, “the old world that needed and revered them and the present which has shunned such monsters as fears metamorphosed into mythical form.” Dark and with the power of fire, Jormungand winds it way through the landscape. Bright […]

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Fab@Home Model 2

3D Printer Trading Cards (From the Future!): Fab@Home

There will be a lot of people showing off their 3D printers at the Bay Area Maker Faire this weekend, including Jeffrey Lipton representing Cornell’s venerable Fab@Home project. We previously posted about some of the food printing exploits of the Cornell Creative Machines Lab on the CRAFT blog last year. Food is just one application […]

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