Many thanks to the Makers and attendees of the inaugural Greenbrae Mini Maker Faire, the first in Marin! Please join us again on September 13, 2014.
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Here are a few images from the event!
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Meet our Makers: The Viper
The Viper is a Battlestar Galactica themed flight simulator capable of 360 rotation on two axes. It consists of a fuselage from a Piper Cherokee, a custom motion platform, and over 10 different computers that are networked together to create an immersive flight experience.
It was built by 5 Marin high school students over 8 months with the help of a few adult mentors. http://the-viper.org
Meet our Makers: S’Nova Kayfetz’ Hovercraft
Two battery powered handdrill-size blowers lift the hovercraft and S’Nova 3 inches off the ground on a cushion of air enclosed in plastic. A fan connected moves the 42 inch diameter hovercraft at walking speed as S’Nova sits on a seat operating the steering wheel.
S’Nova gradually designed and improved a series of hovercrafts starting with a disk he stood on holding a leaf blower with lift, but no movement nor steering. He enjoys art, soccer, speaking Mandarin and attending Fe Tian Academy as an 11 year-old 6th grade student.
Every quarter hour during the fair S’Nova will demonstrate his hovercraft and discuss it with anyone interested.
Our makers are confirmed and we will introduce them soon.
You’ll see robots, a Viper flight simulator, a hovercraft, upcycling projects, 3D printing, games, creative activities and Marin’s innovators and Makers with a range of incredible projects.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Where: Bon Air Center, Greenbrae, CA 94904
What: Greenbrae Mini Maker Faire will be Marin’s largest ‘Do-It-Yourself’ festival, showcasing local makers with activities, show-and-tell, and exhibits on arts, crafts, science, robotics, music, technology, sustainability, education, food, and creativity.
Greenbrae Mini Maker Faire celebrates the imagination and ingenuity of our community, with hands-on learning and creative activities. It’s a day of sharing knowledge and talents in a family-friendly event that is fun, entertaining, educational and encourages the ‘maker’ in all of us.
Who: Greenbrae Mini Maker Faire is a collaboration between the host organization, Bon Air Center, and local maker groups, individuals and organizations.
Greenbrae Mini Maker Faire is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.