Places and Spaces for Makers

We’ve already approved over 180 Makers, and are continuing to review the exhibit proposals for Maker Faire Orlando 2015. This week we are featuring exhibits by members of 6 local Maker and Hacker Spaces. These spaces are located in and around Central Florida and are organizations where YOU can make stuff (and maybe some new friends)!
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Just check out some of the amazing projects coming out of these spaces!

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Featured Educators’ Pick: Czartroniks

Ron Czarnik has been programming, making music, building things and taking them apart for most of his life. He discovered Arduino microcontrollers at Maker Faire a few years back and since that time he has produced an evolving multitude of unique electronic musical instruments. His work, twice featured on Instructables.com, incorporates many disciplines including decoupage/collage, recycled art, painting, electronics, woodworking, animatronics, music theory, sound synthesis and interface design.

If you’re interested in learning more about Arduino and how you can use it to make your own instruments, this is the exhibit for you!

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Six Makers that are new to Maker Faire Orlando!

We’ve already approved over 175 Makers, and are continuing to review the exhibit proposals for Maker Faire Orlando 2015. This week we are featuring 6 Makers that are new for 2015!

Featured Educators’ Pick: Florida Solar Energy Center

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Come have some Fun in the Sun at Maker Faire Orlando with the Florida Solar Energy Center! As a featured Educators’ Pick, we think this exhibit will give educators, students, and makers the opportunity to learn something new as well as get some great project inspiration.

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You will be able to observe the power of the sun to cook food using parabolic, panel, and box cookers. You can also use photovoltaics to power electric devices and observe how hydrogen fuel cells work to produce electricity and power vehicles.

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Big projects, great artwork, and geeky sweets!

We’ve already approved over 175 Makers, and are continuing to review the exhibit proposals for Maker Faire Orlando 2015. This week we are featuring 6 Makers with some very big projects, some great artwork, and some geeky sweets!