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Albuquerque’s First Annual Mini-Maker Faire

The Event is Almost Here!

ABQ MiniMakerFaire

Buy your ticket online and save $3!

Adult Presale Price $12

Adult Door Price $15

Eventbrite - Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire 2012

 Kids are ALWAYS $5

 
 

 

Speaker Profile: Mikey Sklar

The Digital Homestead

Speaking on Sunday Sept 23rd, 2:00- 2:20

“Back to the Land with a bit of digital assistance.”

Caleb Kraft from Hack-a-Day stopped in to visit Mikey Sklar while he toured the Southwest in August 2012. After showing him some geeky stuff they drove to a nice spot of the Rio Grande and sat around in the river to cool off.

Read about all of Mikey Sklar’s DIY adventures in Homesteading at his amazing blog:  blog.holyscraphotsprings.com

Also For Sale at ABQ Mini-Maker Faire:
YATC2 Kit - Temperature Controller for all your fermentation needs.
This temperature controller is available fully assembled with all accessories or as a complete kit that requires soldering. It is ideal for the following:
  • converting a chest freezer into a refrigerator
  • converting a dorm fridge into a cheese and wine refrigerator
  • converting a hot plate into a temperature controlled cooker
  • converting a camping cooler into fermenter
  • converting a crock pot into a sous vide
Da Pimp Kit‘ – Battery Recovery Unit
Da Pimp is a extremely portable battery tester / desulfator / charger. It uses capacitors instead of a transformer creating a highly efficient conversion of AC to DC voltages. It is available fully assembled with all accessories or as a complete kit that requires soldering.

Holy Scrap Hot Springs Store

 

 

Maker Profile: Oragami

Origami Making

Origami crane

ORIGAMI is the wonderful and creative art of paper folding and the aesthetic experiences with this art is ultimate self-reflection. LET’S get ready for a great experience and appreciate the joy of CREATING gifts that are beautiful masterpieces. This workshop includes paper and unique take-home origami projects – open to all ages. WARNING! Origami has a side effect – it helps build math skills.

Practice Oragami at home!

Maker Profile: Airmonica

Airmonica

Airmonica

The airmonica is a easy-to-learn tweakable DIY musical instrument that you can use to perform harmonic musical ditties by accompanying a tri-tone arpeggiator. There are endless opportunities to expand the airmonica in any way that will make it your your own custom instrument.

“Pick up the Wii nunchuck and start creating your own song!” ~Instructables.com

 

Maker Profile: Painting for Kids

Painting for Kids with Jerome Garcia

child-painting

Jerome Garcia will be helping to teach kids different painting techniques, and hopefully helping kids discover their talents and styles, Jerome will provide paint and brushes along with anything else necessary for a small painting booth…