Posts tagged “maker’s faire

Maker’s Faire

110522_0200Cats stay at home while we went to Maker’s Faire and saw bikes! Solar powered tandem = a great idea! We saw a bike powered concert. Maker Faire was so crowded though, for good reasons..


instruments

110410_2485Stanford CCRMA sponsored a party of DIY Music instruments Lots of people who also exhibit in Makers’ Faire were here.

Particularly interesting were

  • · Hydrophonium – hydrophone – water microphones – in glass bottles, tuned with filters. Danishta Rivero
  • · wooden e-cello – Andrew Alexander
  • · gourds and traditional instruments from other countries
  • · giant theremin – Charles Gadeken’s Aperion

 

A walk in the park afterwards – the blue herons are nesting.

 


Maker Faire 2009

This is such an inspiring event. We always see some friends from homeschooler groups. Maker Faire Organ played sounds from ambient noise.
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There apparently was an amazing coke & mentos performance that we didn’t see.
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A wild recycling project –
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And serious Lego projects, of course
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Yes this is a giant virus. Don’t get too close.
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banana piano
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What to do with an old VCR – make it into a timed cat feeder:
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This was a sort of stereo imaging thing. Need to wear glasses to get the 3D effect.
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A 12-string string-less cello – only a sample single non-string cello was demo-ed.
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People were pushing this sculpture around in a circle..
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Cupcake parking! – There are wheels underneath, and a person sits inside each cupcake to drive it around. One person per cupcake.
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