2019 Maker Exhibits

Our “Call for Makers” is open until September 7th.  Click here to apply to exhibit at Maker Faire Orlando.

Want to see all the combat robots participating in Robot Ruckus? Check out out the BattleBot category and the full list of Combat Robots.

We are Hagerty Robotics from Oviedo, Florida. We are a program that aims to spread STEM to our community through our three teams that compete in the various competition levels FIRST and VEX has to offer. Last year, our robot took us all the way to the FIRST World Championships where we had a blast competing and learning. We hope to share our robot and the FIRST motto to the next generation of young innovators at Maker Faire Orlando and we can't wait to see you there!
Robots, unicorn shoes and more. Miga made products are inventive, unique, and locally crafted items. Hang out, take photos, watch us make little robots, you may even meet some larger than life robot characters.
A collection of wooden robot and animal assembly kits.
At my booth, I will show my art and share my experiences. Last year, I was dressed up as my character Nimmy. This year, I will be dressed up as my crazy character Highlight. I want to inspire creativity and show people that with practice, anything is possible.
Demo amateur radio communications: HF, mobile communications with our van, and satellite communications.
Ra Kura is the Florida Base of the Rebel Legion – a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. Formed in 2000, the Rebel Legion is a global volunteer organization of enthusiasts who enjoy, express, and share their interest of quality Star Wars costuming with the fan community.
A collection of projects and exhibits created in the making of our science, machining, electronics, and generally-everything-goes YouTube channel
Artwork Lanterns
This is made with Acrylics and Resin on MDF Board. Shells used on this were hand picked from Sanibel Islands on the West Coast of Florida. This would be one of the many art pieces that I would like to display at the Faire.
Chase is a police themed Power Racing Series Kart
Elegant chain mail jewelry is made from light weight aluminum in bright colors. every piece is hand made and adjusted to fit you on site. the hand made jewelry includes: bracelets, charm bracelets, chocker necklaces, pendent necklaces, and earrings.
The EC MakerSpace is a student-run organization on Eckerd College's campus. Students will be exhibiting some of their favorite things that have been made at the EC MakerSpace along with giving out stickers and making buttons!
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!
Discombobble Art creates colorful, vibrant artwork inspired by pop culture, fashion photography, and the fantasy genre. While primarily working with digital media and watercolor, Disombobble also experiments with various other materials that include gouache, resin casting, wire wrapping, and linoleum printing to create prints, jewelry, and apparel.
Everyone loves mazes, now with ‘Maze Racers’ you get to build and race mazes! Build a marble maze, making it as challenging as possible because when you’re done building, you swap maze boards with your opponent, drop in a marble, and race!
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!
A short glimpse into the long process of my Pothead making.
A table layout with a variety of 3D printed props, dioramas, etc....
Swing by our booth to program and race Dash robots through obstacle courses and mazes. See if you can beat the clock and race to the top of the leader board!
Scratch build fully functional wall e robot
Come relieve the tension of your last minute build sessions with a massage!
Get Pixelated with Silly Rabbit Crafts and explore some awesome Perler items, and even make your OWN!
Make your very own Maker Faire Orlando T-shirt and help support local robotics teams in the process.
Mad Science brings hands-on Science and STEM to students across Central Florida. Come by and learn how creating and making using Science can be FUN!
Featuring presentations of CAN bus, IoT, Python applications, LED matrixes as wearables, electric skateboards, and advanced Arduino embedded systems.
We built a Mars rover to compete in the NASA Robotics Mining Competition
Come and enjoy making your own “MAKE MORE Stress-less” dexterity ball with the 4th grade student makers. Learn about how to use low cost/free materials to make a tool that can help guide creative 21st Century Thinking as well as exercise your hand and mind at the same time. This will be a free “make and take” but we would encourage you to discover the ways that Park Maitland Makers give back to our surrounding community with our amazing Ambassador programs.
Handcrafted :: Modern :: Minimalist Home and Wedding Decor with a Geometric Flare
Originally whimsical plush designs made by two sisters who love to sew and send their small creatures out into the world to have marvelous adventures with their new best friends.
We are father & sons 3d business offering full range of 3d services. Last year we did 3 new designs modeled, printed & videos up every week & ended up with over 200 by years end. This year we are focusing on getting our website up & working on architectural renderings & models too. We look forward to making new connections & meeting new makers everyday. So stoked to be part of this makers faire as this was the biggest & best maker show we have done to date.
Handmade steampunk inspired jewelry.
Make a 1" or 2.25" button at Maker Faire Orlando using our art, or bring your own!
self contained workshop and sales room by means of a 6x14ft enclosed trailer
Demonstrating Blender, a free-to-use computer graphics program, and making 3D art.
Power Racing Series Entry, electric go-kart & drivers themed as characters from Dr.Quinn Medicine Woman.
At this exhibit FRC Team 4118 Roaring Riptide will be demoing their robot from the past year, explaining some of their assistive technology solutions, and spreading awareness of FIRST in order to help bring STEM education to everyone. If you enjoy STEM and seeing how students are building the future, come see what Roaring Riptide is all about!
I love the YouTube channel SimplyNailogical and decided to make my power wheels holographic in honor of her. We built the car in 2017 and put together a website to show the process and updates. Be sure to check it out!
Running and in progress builds of robots from Star Wars
ENLIGHTENED MONKEY ARTS uses cutting edge technology to create a site specific projection mapping exhibit. Projections will be shown on 3D objects. Display with include interactive elements including fog machine and smog puffer.
Power wheels racing series entry
Theatrical/Art Props sculpted/molded/handmade by AEO Artists
We're a bunch of computing hobbyists in central Florida.
An artist with prints and crafts for sale. Try'na pay the rent
Gra-V Robotics is an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming family of FIRST Robotics teams consisting of student members from communities throughout Central Florida.
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.
A collection of unique, homemade electronic musical instruments and interactions.
Dovah Design specializes in the creation of custom props, armor, and costumes from her home workshop in Longwood, FL. Specialties include foam carving, mold making, and custom prop design.
Unique and quirky painted rocks that are meant to bring joy, pass on to a friend as a random act as kindness or share with a loved one. Find one that matches your personality!
Entry in Power Racing Series, Custom $500 electric go kart
Let's duel! Learn the art of tea dueling during this interactive competition of skill and unwavering nerve.
A shirt with touch sensors (based on an Instructable and Snap Circuits), plus handwoven fabric with touch sensors. Demo of spinning and weaving yarn. Free take-away activity.
The Myra Makes Creative Adventure Space is a place for kids aged 4-12 and their families to participate in roleplaying, invention, and arts and crafts activities centered on empathy, design thinking, and problem solving.
Variety of items created by Young Makers & adults including 3d printing, electronics, artwork, coding demos, cardboard construction, and more.
chainmaile creations and accessories. Her husband The Blue Fool will also be joining her with his card game The Abandons which funded last year on kickstarter!
Whimsical, magical mixed-media watercolor paintings!
Melrose Center staff will demonstrate interactive Virtual Reality and Fab Lab experiences for visitors to our 2019 exhibit. Learn about the classes and resources available at the Melrose Center, including Audio, Photo and Video studios, sound booths and editing bays, driving and flight simulators and more.
We will be demonstrating how a Canon wide format printer, a Graphtec cutter plotter and a laminator can be used create unconventional parts and products using specialty medias designed for applications outside of the usual mainstram applications.
I will be once again entering a Star Trek Enterprise NCC-1701 themed power racer.
A display of some of the collected works of story artist, illustrator, and designer Gabriella Serralles including original comics, original artwork, and fan art. Acrylic charm keychains and fun stickers can be found at my booth, as well as commission opportunities for original, entirely unique artwork made at the Fair for anyone who wants them.
I give new life to discarded and forgotten objects to make 2-foot tall sculptures that resemble a robot, each with their own personality.
Hand-crafted wood, metal and crochetted items. We recycle what others throw in the landfills.
Origami, Accessories, and Handmade Collectables
Hand Screen Printed Clothing for Sale. Original Art work and Screen Printing all done by HouseBroken Clothing.
It's back from the future, Doc Brown's time machine is stopping by Maker Faire Orlando for guests to check out
This wooden alpaca was 100% designed and built by two 9-year-old boys (now 10). It is a very impressive bit of making for two so very young!
Handmade recycled copper wire tree of life pendants
Geeky themed handcrafted home fragrance, all natural bath, beauty and spa products.
A bit of tinkering, a bit of skill, and a well built teapot - Splendid Teapot Racing is a Steampunk sport not to miss! Test your skills on our race course with our Formula Tea Racers, and race for pride and bragging rights. We will have daily time trials, so come see how you stack up against other racers! Have your own teapot racer? Take a lap or two around our track and walk away with an exclusive token from the Central Florida Steampunk Association. Racing is available throughout the day and open to RC race drivers novice to advanced.
Optics and Photonics is the science and technology of light: from powerful lasers, energy-efficient LEDs, to fiber communication and bio-medical imaging. Within our college, we host annual Optics Demonstration Design competitions where we ask photonics-major students to design and build setups that demonstrate the concepts and applications of optics, from topics as simple as the reflection and refraction of light, to technologies as complicated as optical communication and non-conventional imaging systems (Schilieren imaging, Holohram amd other "exotic photography"). They have been presented on CREOL’s Optics Day, STEM day, MakeFest (Orlando Science Center) and other outreach events.
An electronic scavenger hunt using multiple IoT nodes scattered throughout Maker Faire.
S T E A M Powered Eco Fashion Accessories and Collectibles
The AP Bottle Racer Launcher features a double-launching mechanism
The exhibit will showcase various examples of using recycled containers for set and forget hydroponics.
We build fast go karts on a college dorm room budget using 3dprinting, spare parts, and found materials.
An exhibition of the artistic works and whimsical creations by the founders and artists of Makers Hollow.
Ali makes small sculptures of a few of everyone’s favorite characters from pop culture, each hand made and perfect to hang on your wall and brighten up any room. She’s been sculpting since she was a child, and now her favorite thing is sending her sculptures off to new homes where they’ll make no just her happy, but anyone who comes across them.
Custom laser cut artwork.
Provides a showcase and demonstration of creations made from Maker-related skills that are no longer common knowledge since the advent of computer technology (such as using machinists' hand tools, manual drafting, restoring vintage tools, etc.) You don't need a fancy $15,000 CNC machine to make a wooden chair - all you need is a chisel, a saw, a hand plane, and a couple of Maker skills lost to history... until now.
I am an illustrator and comic book artists! I regularly create licensed artwork for properties such as; Star Wars, Spider-Man Homecoming, Stranger Things, Ant-Man 2, and many more. I’m currently working for Marvel Comics, Topps, Upper Deck, Cryptozoic Ent. and several other companies. I also create commissions for clients and fans from all over the world.
Handmade fantasy art sculptures and jewelry.
The N scale model railroad layout covers many scenes from Jacksonville, FL to Folkston, GA.
Our team will present our small-scale robot, how it works, and how you can get involved in FIRST to work with your own team and build a robot.
Members of the Central Florida Steampunk Association will be displaying various examples of prop making and costuming, which includes leather working, simple electronics, steam power, sewing, jewelry making, and much more.
Byte Amusement Group ( the presenters of Free Play Florida ) is a 501c3 Non-Profit and will be exhibiting the Retro Computer Exhibit. We may even have an Arcade or Pinball to play !
2012 Camaro 2SS/RS Convertible - Transformer Themed
Team Miles is a leading competitor in the NASA CubeQuest Challenge. The challenge offers $5.5 million in prizes for teams and will provide launch services on the 2020 NASA SLS-EM1 mission for the top three teams. They are building a 6U CubeSat intended to communicate in Deep Space and traveling to the vicinity of Mars.
Daleks and how to build them. There are lots of build techniques to building one and lots of things you have to think about before building.
Plywood box that looks like a log and goes fast
Mineral Element Browser (MEOWSER) is an interactive science exhibit about chemistry and rocks. The kids will love pointing at rocks and watching the the lighting and displays change.
MindstormDrive is a student created, themed robotics obstacle course designed specifically with the Lego Mindstorm robots in mind! Equipped with remote controlled robots, Orlando Makers will be challenged to traverse the course to the finish line as they try to beat our course!
Its a pinball machine. With a Raspberry Pi. We made it. It's awesome.
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. 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.ChipScapes.com to learn more.
The AP Bottle Racer Launcher features a double-launching mechanism
Steampunk Inspired Leatherware and more.
I make avant guard art dollz that are a bit odd. They are a combination of creepy and beautiful-- scary and pretty.
Crystal Knockout is home to our reduced-chemical & vegan nail polish line! It also includes bath & body items, jewelry, 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 handmade nail polish (including the ever-popular color-changing thermals!).
A hands-on demonstration of binary logic circuits using only switches and relays.
Explore the world of Star Wars costuming and learn how to make your own Mandalorian armor!
3D Gloop! is a unique multi-purpose 3D printing adhesive compound. Use it to stick troubled prints to your build surface, create a bond between prints stronger than any other glue, or even smooth out the layer lines from FDM fabrication!
Sign up for a drone building workshop provided by 107 AVIATION. The workshop is based on multiple mechatronic design and engineering components. I'm open to ideas and suggestions.
Human Powered Snow cones via an 8' tall hamster wheel
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!
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.
Lillie Pad Events is a Mobile Makerspace. We will be showing examples of available activities that can be booked for events. We will be selling straw connector kits.
We sell handmade buttons/pins, vintage/upcycled clothing, artwork and more
Hoffman Engineering is a youtube channel which dives into the world of 3D printing, 3D scanning, CAD and lots of nerdy projects! Expect to see animatronic Pokemon, 3D printing, and neat cosplay costumes.
Sculptures and other works with sculpting demo.
I have created an app for musicians called Tonality – a comprehensive guide to chords, scales, and much more. It has tons of interactive features to demonstrate, including the ability to play it like a musical instrument, plug in a MIDI keyboard, or identify chords from acoustic instruments like guitars. Tonality is also accessible for the blind.
Technology based artwork exhibited with a make your own LED Apparel station: our booth offers visitors the opportunity to create their own light up apparel and trinkets and LEDs. For a fee, Visitors may create light up hats, pins, barrettes, masks, etc.
Fractal Art Exhibit by Joseph Presley Limited edition fine art prints on paper, canvas & metal. Original fractal animation showings throughout the exhibit. Demonstrations of different 2D and 3D fractal applications. Sharing information regarding the next International Fractal Art Symposium.
Learn about Pepakura Papercraft models. Create your own papercraft on printed cardstock.
This exhibit will show the robot created by JT Hall.
Creating Comfort with Character since 2016
Little Dog Racing's premier kart, Lemon Aid, combines punnery excellence with a lean, mean, racing machine.
Handmade soaps
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.
I create character designs for animation and video games.
Multi-colored laser projector attached to an analog synthesizer to create laser abstract patterns.
Mister Crabs provides Hermit Crab Shows with Touch Stations, Observation Stations, and Crab Race Comedy Shows. Learn about land hermit crabs that are native to Florida, see hundreds of their creative hermit crab homes including from Legos, shells, transparent glass, 3D printed and many others. Also participate in your create crab shell, create a Crabitat, and learn about our Adopt-a-Hermit program.
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.
hybrid boatcar
Last year we completed a successful KickStarter campaign. This year we are looking forward to sharing with you our progress.
Hand cut artwork on wood, original illustrations, fan art, stickers, and more!
3D Printing related items including objects that we printed as well as the printers. We will be displaying the FK-1 for the first time in public!! The FK-1 is a 1200x400x475mm home designed and built 3D Printer! Come see this monster!
Exploring the 3D printing Process with 3d printers and hands on examples of items 3D printed. Explanation of how a 3D printer works and its individual components.
Professional Chocolatier, Kathryn Neel and her team will teach the art of creating molded chocolates using a variety of fun molds while discussing the art and science of chocolate making.
Fresh from Jurassic Park, JP29 is screen accurate replica built by a local Jurassic Park fan and movie car aficionado.
Pop by the Steampunk Garage booth to catch a glimpse of chainmaille being constructed - one painstaking ring at a time! Feel free to grill the maker on any chainmaille-related trivia while you're there.
Tampa Hackerspace
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.
Traditional sprayers cause hand fatigue but now you can SprayMo® with less work! TM. SprayMo® (which is currently under development) is a new home & garden spray bottle that requires 10X less effort than conventional sprayers. Fewer pumps means less hand fatigue. Your new way to Spray! TM
Help us create the world's largest Sierpinski Triangle Fractal made out of individual triangles. We will show you how you can make your own 2 dimensional and even 3 dimensional fractals.
Discover the elegance and skill of this most genteel and worthy competition! Learn the rules of this honorable sport for ladies and observe demonstrations via this interactive activity. Through skillful turns and placements of parasols; precise timing; and through coquettish flirtations, competitors will challenge each other in this Steampunk battle of flair. Demonstration parasols available upon request.
Character artwork, Make your own superhero video game and a make your own button maker.
The MIDI-chlorian Collective will be showcasing their latest project: the MIDI Channel Mapper. This device allows you to map any input MIDI channel to any output MIDI channel with a user-friendly interface. We will be sharing our experience creating it as well as demonstrating how it is used with real musical instruments.
Have you ever looked inside a tape deck? Have you ever unwrapped a hard drive? Come learn about different tools and the inner workings of used electronics as you take them down to their bare components! Waiver required.
Participants can pose for a photo and then watch as it is typed onto a page as ASCII Art
An exhibit of illustrations, graphics and fine arts I have created. As well as collector cards I create some of which are licensed by Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon, Netflix, and Topps. I will also do live painting/drawing to show my technique and process.
Why are swim fins just flexible boards? Finally we have developed fins from the ground up for their real purpose - Propulsion.
The Landspeeder is a bespoke power racing series car that will compete in the Orlando Power Racing Series event
Now in our fourth season, Opera Orlando is thrilled to once again partner with Maker Faire Orlando for a weekend of making music. Join us on the outdoor stage Saturday and Sunday for performances featuring our extraordinarily talented local artists and youth company.
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.
Showcase of Rapid Prototyping projects by Valencia College students.
Watercolor illustrations and sketchbooks, plus a painting station where I will paint live.
Led by our 5th grade Design Thinking students and our WE Schools community service team, WE Make a Difference is a collaboration that invites attendees to participate in a mini-maker challenge/free make station that can truly make a difference!
We have electronic kits and supplies.
Nerdy suncatchers, hand painted on acrylic. They look like stained glass, but they are lightweight and shatter resistant. There will be finished pieces for sale, as well as sample pieces showing the various stages of creation.
GenkiGoth Studios is comprised of Miriam and Dee Jay, two Florida based artists whose combined backgrounds in classical, urban, and multi-media art embrace their love of nerd culture through their loosely narrative, but mostly spontaneous paintings.
I make animated cakes for children dying of cancer.
Kumihimo - the ancient Japanese art of braiding - provides products for many modern applications. Try your hand at creating a braid using traditional equipment.
Learn basic pop up techniques to create your own card. Decorate it for any occasions.
Come meet freelance illustrator Kate Carleton and see her art and ask questions. Kate has worked on many properties including her most recent publication with Del Rey Publishing and Netflix for the "Visions from the Upside Down" Stranger things art book coming out Oct.15, 2019.
PiPlay - Gaming hardware for the Raspberry Pi. Play with the PiPlay Portable, PiPlay Deskcade, and the Nintendo Switch Arcade.
A vehicle designed and built for the 2019 Power Racing Series.
Stained glass demonstration
Wild Piglets Mini Bike Club are made up of members returning to their youth to ride for fun mini bikes. We love entering parades carrying the American flag and having a crazy time. We have taken our mini bikes and added side cars and built steam punk versions.
A display of three-dimensional stroboscopic zoetropes that I call Makertropes.
DaVinci Robotics Academy's STEM Club Students will be showcasing a wide variety of student projects including their JOUST-BOTS where Makers Faire attendees can test their robot driving skills on our ring jousting course. Are you a Jouster? or a Jester? Come see us and test your skill with our Joust-Bots! Additional static displays include Tetrix, EV3, Arduino, LEDs, Special Effects and more.
Projects by Jeremy S. Cook, including several Jansen-style walkers, and other surprises!
I create hand- bound journals with hand dyed dyed pages and custom covers, altered (decorated) bottles in a wide variety of themes, clay creations such as dragons, birds, and bowls. I also create and assortment of small jewelry is: earrings and bracelets.
17-year-old digital artist
The Amazing Keryx knows your now! An Oracle's wisdom for your personal Hero Journey. Positive for any age. Fortune teller uses a self-made deck of basic shapes, combined with elements of ancient and modern storytelling to reveal your hero within. To make clear the labyrinth of everyday life. To say: "YES you can!"
Our exhibit will consist of electronic components and kits for the kids. Along with hands on projects that the kids can build on site. and see the what Scientific principles can do.
GFLUG is an Adult Fan of LEGO Club (AFOL) organized for friendship and fellowship around our love of the brick. We collect, build, and display our My Own Creations, MOCs, in the Tampa and Orlando areas and points in between.
Karen isn't making balloon sculptures today, she is teaching YOU how to make them. Make your own balloon hat to be sure you look good as you walk around the exhibit hall.
Dive into the worlds of Hope Falls and Shadows in the Light. Fire Art, Original canvas, fanart and more.
Please note that due to the number of individuals, groups, and organizations participating, content is subject to change at any time.