Maker Exhibits

Check back often as we are accepting maker exhibit applications through August 31st. Makers, there is still time to apply!

I hacked three normal bikes apart and made a two seat tandem recumbent bike.
Crafty Dork is an Orlando based artist that creates cute and whimsical creatures made out of synthetic fibers, clay and resin.
Hand made canvas mounted prints featuring the art of Golden Druid.
Learn about Pepakura Papercraft models. Create your own papercraft on printed cardstock.
See how to develop your own Virtual Reality Game using Blender, Unity and HTC Vive!
Using reclaimed motor vehicle parts, we'll design and build a fire breathing daisy.
We will exhibit materials for leather crafters. Within our exhibit we will hold educational segments and hands-on demonstrations on leather crafting. These demos will include leather bracelet making and making a leather key fob.
This exhibit will show a few drones and servo testers demonstrating how to control brush less motors and servos. we also have a drone simulation program for people to play with on a laptop and usb drone remote.
We are Gra-V Robotics (FRC 5816) building out of Orange Technical College in Orlando, Florida.
We offer help with any step of the way from concept through to production. We can illuminate the process and offer tips to success and avoiding common pitfalls.
The Lockpick Village is a physical security demonstration and participation area. Visitors can learn about the vulnerabilities of various locking devices, techniques used to exploit these vulnerabilities, and practice on locks of various levels of difficultly to try it themselves.
FTC Robotics teams #7017 and #11619 will display their work in progress for this year's FTC competition, including both programming and hardware. Students will also display their original Android apps programmed with MIT's App Inventor software. They will display their apps, as well as their coding. Both groups will be able to discuss their process, goals, knowledge base, and questions.
Drive a hacked Teddy Ruxpin with a game controller.
At my booth, I will show my art, share my experiences, and have a fun activity for the kids to do. I want to inspire creativity and show people that with practice, anything is possible.
I hand make all natural skincare products which include Salt, Coffee, Sugar Scrubs, Bath Salt and Bombs, Chap Stick, and Body Butter!
Past and future entries from the Southeast's only kinetic sculpture derby will be on display with their creators available to explain the build process and why they made them.
Pens, ink, watercolor, and wood!
The Florida 501st Garrison is the Florida chapter of The 501st Legion, a world wide Star Wars costuming organization. Our members come from all walks of life and from all across the state with one common trait, The Empire!
Racing drones still use analog video systems invented right after WWII. The video is pixelated, and the color washed out. Honestly, It's kind of embarrassing. Together, we can do better.
Our mission is to inspire youth using 4-H principles along with the tenets of gracious professionalism to explore science and technology through a mentor based program, which develops leadership and life skills while encouraging innovation, creative solutions to engineering and technical challenges.
Learn simple wire wrapping techniques using up cycled kiln fired wine bottle rings to make a pendant. Or Christmas Ornament. Come see our bottle wind chimes with fused glass clangers, fused glass candle holders and screens, framed mosaic glass pictures, dichroic pendants and other items we make. Be sure to check out our upcoming classes if you're interested in trying glass for yourself.
Human Powered Snow Cones
The exhibit will display a prototype CNC rod bending machine, a delta style 3D printer and examples of rapid prototyping. A wind thing that is made from 3D printed parts. A model engine to house a usb drive. We have incorporated the wind thing into a hat which is worn by John Hildebrand.
We will be demonstrating Ham Radio in multiple modes, including HF digital and voice communications. Patrons will have the opportunity to observe licensed amateurs operate or if they would like to experience it first hand, they can operate under supervision of one of our hams. More items may be added as we get closer.
We will have vinyl decals and stickers. We have a bunch of ready made decals AND we are of course bringing our Klic N Kut so you can pick a design and watch how a decal is cut. We love a challenge so custom designs are very welcome!
InSource solutions helps manufacturers be more productive and profitable. Our goal is to revitalize manufacturing in America. At Maker Faire Orlando, our exhibit will demonstrate how robotics and computer graphics are used in manufacturing. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with the robot. In addition, we will display several products manufactured in Florida.
Custom Steampunk Leatherwares and more.
Learn how to control sensors in your e-textile, using a touch screen to modify a Scratch program. Hands-on operation with a hand-puppet.
The Mystery Machine's first official race!
I will be painting live throughout the day
Exhibit with some of my work, a PC, and one or both of my cutters.
Stop by to blast off with the help of Southwest Middle School students. Design and build your own straw rocket. Then use our rocket launcher to hit the target with your newly designed rocket. You're successful launch will earn you a small prize. Also check out some of the projects that students designed and built in their STEM Project Lead the Way classes this year.
I make all kinds of different geeky pillows, plushies and jewerly. I love making different kinds of item's. This year we will be having different kinds of Halloween themed Diy kit and new for the first time Diy Slimes. If you like more information please check out my links or come by our table this year.
DazzleGlaze Lacquer has a new name and a new look! Crystal Knockout is still home to our popular nail polish line, but offers an expanded selection of handmade items, including jewelry, hair/body glitter, organic sugar and salt scrubs, and even art all with the same themes: self-empowerment and a deep appreciation for the beauty of mother nature. While you will be able to check out a small selection of all our items, our centerpiece will be, as always, our reduced-chemical, vegan nail polish (including the ever-popular color-changing thermals!).
Learn the process of creating armor and replica props from local supplies.
Jaycon Systems is a quick turn prototyping to manufacturing company.
People of all ages can have fun learning how to make melt-and-pour soap, while creating their very own to take home. We'll provide a variety of scents and colors, and even 3D printed letters and shapes that you can put into your soap.
A homemade wooden pipe organ that plays MIDI files. This organ is back with improvements including LEDs indicating the pipes that are speaking. At last year's Orlando Maker Faire this project was awarded a Maker Of Merit ribbon.
Fix the Factory is an interactive programming experience where children program Everstorm with LEGO blocks.
Live painting on a variety of different sized canvases. Maybe even one big canvas depending on the space.
Game designed with arduino by high school youth that allows to know aspects of the Mayan culture in a fun, dynamic and interactive way.
We make upcycled items.
Come build a catapult and test your medival siege skills on the range. Ping pong balls included!
Geeky themed handcrafted home fragrance, all natural bath, beauty and spa products.
High school project integrating e-textile technology with the Mayan Guatemalan culture
Origami, Accessories, and Handmade Collectables
I will be entering a Star Trek Enterprise NCC-1701 themed power racer.
A 4-bit microprocessor trainer for you to try your hand at machine language programming.
We are displaying the robots we have built or modified. I will be there to talk to anyone who is interested in our robots.
At this exhibit, we will demonstrate and talk about the Homebrew Computer, which is a 16-bit TTL computer built primarily from 74-series logic ICs.
One of FamiLAB's Power Racing Series entries for this year- This is a (hopefully) improved version of last year's Mad Max themed car. Notable features include a welded aluminum frame, brushless motor, and large amounts of luck holding it all together. Come check us out at the power racing track, cheer us on, and be sure to vote for us on the moxie board!
An exhibit using mock drain pipes and connectors to show how 2flo screens will cover drain plate to prevent clogs.
Exhibit of 3D printing applications. Exhibit will include SLA and FDM technologies.
The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment in the electronics field along with providing continuing education for those previously or currently employed in this occupations.
Bringing a Steampunk modern past time to light at this years Maker Fair, a race of miniature sizes in the name of Tea. Can you cross the finish line in time? Bring your Tea Racer and find out if you have what it takes.
I will exhibit my Makerbot 3D printer and Desktop scanner, show off my models. I have the mini-jet ski water jet, printed people, John Hancock building w/ simple circuit for flashing led lights, models that I am using for lost pla casting, a prototype injection mold 3D printed, plus others.
Renaissance Robotics is a mostly homeschooled, community based FIRST Tech Challenge team that has been competing in the Central Florida area since 2012 . FIRST Tech Challenge is a STEM education program for grades 7-12, using robots playing in a sports type model. FIRST has STEM education opportunities for grades K-12th. Are you a Jouster? or a Jester? Come see us and test your skill with Renaissance Robotics' new Joust-Bots! Can you beat the Gauntlet? The field of robotics is a modern day renaissance where many arts come together to birth new technologies. Design, engineering, math, strategy and gracious professionalism form the heart of Renaissance Robotics.
Want some complementary jerky samples? We've got some! Come on over to our booth and hear about some exciting developments coming for Uncle Bo's Jerky! Along with that, we'll be showcasing our arduino powered commercial dehydrator.
Sappho Chocolates will be doing demo of chocolate making using a variety of molds and discussing the science of chocolate making.
Original, Abstract Resin Art
Affordable handmade jewelry that starts conversations!
Combat heavy weight robot
We're a local Orlando-based group of makers who meet regularly to discuss, share ideas and work on robotics, electronics, Arduinos, 3D-printing, FPV drones, and other techie activities.
Winner of the 2016 Power Wheels Race at the Orlando Maker Faire returns in all of its fuzzy glory!
FamiLAB’s mission is to be a community that fosters learning and creativity through hands-on projects, collaboration, and the sharing of skills & tools to improve ourselves and enrich the world around us. A few of our members have been working on some amazing projects including building our new space. Check out our booth to see what we've been making!
A show and tell of the work Roundtable and its crew have done on major theme parks and movies as well as the plethora of bizzar personal projects ranging from sculptures to giant cosplay.
Converting a Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Baby Tricycle! It will soon be an amazing ride on cupcake!
Drop by our table for a display of unique custom Funko Pop toys and a plethora of handmade geeky jewelry!
Learn how e-textiles can be created by spinning yarn, weaving fabric, adding sensors and uploading information to the web. Hands-on weaving activity on a rigid heddle loom.
Handmade Wire Wrapped Recycled Tree of Life jewelry.
I make custom wooden toy swords for children and wooden swords for adult cosplay costumes.
The Marbelous Bells is a machine that can play music with wooden marbles dropped onto a bell set.
Mobile Classroom and Maker/Hacker space
DeltaMaker reimagined the 3D Printer. The DeltaMaker printers feature a 360 degree viewing area, durable metal frame and integrated onboard slicing. The perfect printer for home, business and school, the DeltaMaker 3D Printer allows individuals to transform ideas into physical objects faster and reliably.
A beverage dispenser which combines maximum cooling efficiency with easy access to beverages within.
we will have 9 combat robots weighing from 150 grams (about the weight of a smartphone) up to 220 pounds.
It's back from the future, Doc Brown's time machine is stopping by Maker Faire Orlando for guests to check out
The DuinoKit was designed to be a fun and interesting hands-on kit to introduce people to Arduino electronics.
Display of 3D printed models and items
Orlando Maker Faire take 2.
Display of full size mobile Dalek (at least one) and parts & pieces.
The N scale model railroad layout covers many scenes from Jacksonville, FL to Folkston, GA.
The Photo and Stamp exhibit focuses on the artist's ability to capture the beauty in everyday life through mixed media compositions. Each unique piece ranges from matted 3-Dimensional photo cards to jewelry to functional artwork, such as coasters, wine charm rings, and even birdhouses.
SMART Lab 3.0 is a Pop-Up science museum for families to explore science concepts through hands-on activities.Each activity is designed and build to be interactive, engaging and fun.
Explore the world of Star Wars costuming and learn how to make your own Mandalorian armor!
Get Pixelated with Silly Rabbit Crafts and explore some awesome Perler items, and even make your OWN!
wood cutting to make wine racks, condiment caddy, tablet stand, etc.
A collection of pieces, almost completely surrounding animals and their environments.
Device that allows interpreting the sign language and audibly projecting the message that is transmitted by signs to audible language. What allows a deaf-mute person to communicate with someone who speaks and listens and who does not know sign language
Exploring the different techniques and tools used for creating costumes using casting! This includes resins, silicones, and expanding foam! I will be demonstrating casting of materials for making costumes all weekend long. Examples of the different processes will be displayed as well as finished products and works in progress. I am bringing an arsenal of tools to show off and teach guests about the casting processes.
I will exhibit some of my projects that implement MIDI (Musical Instruments Digital Interface) using Arduino. Also a work in progress with the Raspberry Pi.
Arcades are fun, but can be expensive. Why not make your own out of cardboard?
Competitor at Battles at Maker Faire Orlando 2017
Family Friendly Pop Culture hand cut paper cut Art and children's books.
Fresh from Jurassic Park, JP29 is screen accurate replica built by a local Jurassic Park fan and movie car aficionado.
Wine making is a great hobby. The problem is that monitoring the wine during fermentation involves precise measurements and calculations to determine the status of each batch. Additionally, the batch is very susceptible to microbial contamination when introducing the measuring devices which may have not been properly sanitized, or from an airborne source just from opening the container.
This is a 30" by 48" kinetic art piece. Scores of 1" glass marbles are in constant motion demonstrating many principles of physics. It will hold the attention of young and old alike.
Candle Capsule is a unique patented tealight candle holder that secretly hides 16oz of space. This product is capable of not only storing small items like money, gift cards, jewelry and more. This product can also be used as a nightlight or a vase. How you ask? It's all on how you choose to use or what is place inside this multipurpose hand crafted product line. Many designs to choose from. Great for personal or gifting uses.
iBrick Academy will be offering information on upcoming programs, camps, after school programs and more.
Once you have your great idea, how do you convert that into a product? Inventors' Council of Central Florida offers free guidance to help you navigate the product development world. Participate in market surveys which will define future products and WIN PRIZES. Come to one of our meetings on the first Saturday of each month.
Running and in progress builds of robots from Star Wars
PiPlay - Gaming hardware for the Raspberry Pi. Play with the PiPlay Portable, PiPlay Deskcade, and the Nintendo Switch Arcade.
15-year-old digital artist
The Patternistic Light-up Electric Dance Suit (P.L.E.D.S.) is a wearable electronic device made for dancing! Arduino controlled, RGB LED strips light up in patterns with colors shifting based on movement. Move your left hand and the colors on the left change, move your right hand and the colors on the right change. Belt mounted buttons change the animation mode or execute a special animation! Devised and worn by my daughter, the PLEDS is ready to bring bright colorful dancing joy to the masses!
Showcase of Rapid Prototyping projects by Valencia College students.
Help us create the world's largest Sierpinski Triangle Feactal made out of individual triangles. We will show you how you can make your own 2 dimensional and even 3 dimensional fractals.
chainmaile creations and accessories. Her husband The Blue Fool will also be joining her with his card game Dead Ends.
Unlock a wealth of free classes and experiences with your Orange County Library card. Swing by to learn more about our technology and fiber arts programs, including digital media and web design, coding and robotics, as well as sewing, knitting and crochet.
ChipScapes are artworks made from taking pictures of microscopic computer chips. By using special lighting and angles, bright colors are created to make interesting art. ChipScapes include the chip images, history of the chips, and the actual chips themselves. Explore www.ChipScapes.com to learn more. SteamTronix are unique original pieces of art based on computer chips, no two are the same. My jewelry sometimes uses upcycled old electronic parts, sometimes my ChipScapes artwork (see below), and sometimes both. SteamTronix borrows from Steam Punk, Cyber Punk, and Art Deco styles. I enjoy the creative process and love to share technology. Art speaks all languages, even binary. Explore www.SteamTronix.com to learn more
We will be erecting a 15' wide by 10' tall archway welcoming makers and attendees, we invite you to help make it pretty!
Come meet the Witch Doctor and Shaman from BattleBots! The 250lb multi-bot will be showing off its battle scars while Andrea, Mike, and Paul will be available for questions throughout the day.
Making Natural Handcrafted Soap
Please note that due to the number of individuals, groups, and organizations participating, content is subject to change at any time.