Over 2,800 people participated in the workshops, interactive exhibits and presentations at Seattle Mini Maker Faire on June 2nd and 3rd at the Seattle Center. We hope you were inspired to make stuff, to join a local maker space, or take apart your old printer and tinker with the components. We gathered links to some videos to further inspire your creativity and kindle your desire to do something that requires safety goggles.
Here’s a little interview with me, Christin Boyd, at the faire and showing how we made Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2012. Filmed and edited by Howard Gutknecht.
Technology with Intent crafted this short video showing artistic glimpses at some of the most visual and kinetic activities at Seattle Mini Maker Faire:
We hope you enjoyed meeting the makers at the faire. You can take a class, rent awesome tools, attend a lecture, or join one of the maker groups who exhibited at Seattle Mini Maker Faire. You can contact the makers through the their websites, which are listed on our Makers page.
Your kids can join a FIRST team, the Geek Scouts, or the Science Squad. We had two FIRST Robotics teams at Seattle Mini Maker Faire, Oak Harbor Robotics Club (pictured here) and Team XBot.
It’s hard to justify buying a laser cutter, or building your own metal foundry, so why not rent the workshop space and take a class from a pro at All Metal Arts, Metrix Create: Space, or Pratt Fine Arts Center?
Don’t you NEED a pair of metal wings like the ones from All Metal Arts (pictured below)?
Make something. You’ll be glad you did.
-Christin Boyd, Producer, Seattle Mini Maker Faire