A2 Mini Maker Faire

Developers, artists, and enthusiasts will display their ideas at the first Ann Arbor “Mini” Maker Faire, August 29, 2009, at the Washtenaw County Fair Grounds.

Location: Washtenaw farm council fairgrounds
Hours: open to the public 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday August 29, 2009
Website: http://www.a2makerfaire.com

Organized by members of the Ann Arbor tech and arts communities such as a2geeks and GO-Tech, this “Mini” Maker Faire is a small, local version of the huge Bay-area Faire, the newfangled fair that brings together science, art, craft, and engineering, and music, in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. The aim is to inspire people of all ages to roll up their sleeves and become makers. This family-friendly event showcases the amazing work of all kinds of makers–anyone who is embracing DIY and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

Current Exhibitors:

  • i3 Detroit
  • YAAARC Robotics
  • Cupcake Car
  • Laser Lunchboxen
  • Smithy CNC
  • butterfly blanking die
  • that thing bob wants me to do
  • Open Soda
  • Experimental Musical Devices
  • Learn to solder
  • Homemade Arduino modular synthesizer
  • Vortex Doomsday Cannon
  • Recycled bits and quick fixes
  • Ham Radio
  • Modati Studios
  • SERENGETI CANOPY: CURTIS GLATTER
  • Discover Electronics
  • Motown Bound
  • Second Skins: Reworking Leather
  • Wii Will Wii Will Rock You! !! !!!
  • RaPro
  • SAD: Sensory Augmentation Devices

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Come Join i3 Detroit at the A2 Mini Maker Faire this Saturday!

Giant Bristlebot Build Day 2

Prototype Build Day 2:

Here we are on Day 2 of our prototype build of a giant bristlebot for the A2 mini maker faire. Now that we have proved our proof of concept with the prototype we will move towards building our final version. We will continue our build this Saturday August 15th @ 10:00 a.m to 4:00 pm in Swit’s garage @ 515 Loloyd Ave. Royal Oak Mi 48073. If you would like to join us and help out or if you would just like to come by and meet everyone at i3 Detroit you are more than welcome.

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