This Sunday, the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will host Pittsburgh’s first Mini Maker Faire. HackPittsburgh has been working hard with the museum and other volunteers to make this a great event that shows off the skills and ingenuity of makers throughout our region.
We are pleased to showcase over 70 makers with a wide variety of projects including:
- BirdBrain Labs Lightshow Spectacular
- Carnegie Mellon Robotics Club
- Garden Up
- I Can Has a Dinosaur
- Makers’ Alliance
- Obscure Games
- Shippensburg University Women in Computer Science Club
- Spare Room Workshop
- The Travelling Pittsburgh Craft-O-Tron Machine
HackPittsburgh members will also be showing many of our projects including:
- M3Bot by Gabe Cottrell
- LEAD Balloon
- Make Your Own Button
- Power Wheels Racer
- inTeleLearn by Sayan Chakraborty and Ed Paradis
- LED Flower Project by Valerie Head
- Luna Moth Bot by Laura McCarthy and Ed Paradis
- Johnny 0.5 by Elijah Richter
- Recliner Computer Workstation by Nicholas Schembri
- The Yurt: Camping in Luxury by Logan Stack
- The LittleBirds Project by Mandy Stultz
- The Interactive Rug Loom by Mandy Stultz
- Cheesebot by Matt Stultz
Some of our members’ side projects will have great things going on too:
- Pittsburgh Knot Tying Club will be running a knot tying workshop and will show off their tower.
- Pittsburgh Lockpicking Club will be running a lockpicking workshop.
- Wayne and Layne will be running a soldering workshop.
- Functional Prototype LLC will be demoing DIY Fabrication technologies.
This is an all ages event with something for everyone. It will be held from Noon-6pm, with workshops going on throughout the entire event. For more details and tickets, go to the Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire website at pghmakerfaire.com .