Author Archives: Margaret Hoang

Wichita Mini Maker Faire

Experience the inaugural Wichita Mini Maker Faire this Saturday, July 18 at Exploration Place in partnership with MakeICT. What: Wichita Mini Maker Faire When: Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, Kan. 67203 Admission: Included in general museum admission, free for Exploration Place and MakeICT members.Continue Reading

2015 Maker of Merits

BAC Music (4) Album artwork (3) Bandit guns (3) GDD BOOMBOX (3) Studeo_b (3) Two Bit Circus – Dunk Tank Flambe (3) Creation Hardware (2) JE DUNN (2) Nerdbots (2) Red Star Studios (2) SEEMECNC (2) Woodworkers (2) Hang ups in kc Scarves by Hilda Bopbopkat Fast track Cat’s Purrdy’s Wheels of whimsy Robot Driver’sContinue Reading

Test Kitchen Food Demos!

Want to learn how to make Pies, BBQ Rubs and Pizzas? Join us in Science City Test Kitchen during Maker Faire and learn with the greatest! SATURDAY June 27 AND SUNDAY June 28 at 11AM – 12:30PM Cream some vanilla (or chocolate) pies, add your own fruits to customize to your tastes with Tippin’s. SATURDAYContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Lost & Found Design

What is the inspiration for the design of your jewelry and homegoods? My very first inspiration was a honeycomb pattern. I created some overly large jewelry from lasercut wood and I was so intrigued by the process. I was hooked. Now I have branched into home goods alongside my jewelry because I can work inContinue Reading

Let’s Have Fun – Kid Area at Maker Faire KC

Want to know what may interest your kiddos during Maker Faire Kansas City? We have a pretty big area dedicated to young Makers in Science City! Check out just some of what will be where below: Science City – Maze Park All Star Science Show with Jeff Rosenblatt at 1PM Sat & Sunday Science CityContinue Reading

Maker Faire Kansas City Program

View the program below via ISSUU, or download a PDF for your viewing pleasure! Please note that not all the schedules are listed on the program. For the most up-to-date information, please download our app! The app will be updated Tuesday evening. It will be labeled “coming soon” until Tuesday evening. Download instructions 1) GoContinue Reading

Meet the Maker (duo!): Don’t Waste Sweat at the Gym

“Don’t Waste Sweat at the Gym” is a collaborative piece between two crazy creative Makers in Kansas City – Eric Lindquist and Nick Ward-Bopp.   Could you please tell me more about the creators behind the piece and what the piece represents? The people at Maker Village have been working among a community of otherContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Script-to-Screen Part One

For the first time EVER, Maker Faire Kansas City is taking over the ENTIRE B Level of Union Station Kansas City. Our entire B Level, including the Extreme Screen and H&R Block City Stage, will be dedicated to Film Making. The area is being curated by our very own KC Film + Media Office. TheContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: GDD Boombox

Who and what is GDD Boombox? GDD Boombox is a small business that takes old vintage suitcases and repurposes them into portable audio loudspeakers.  GDD Boombox is a collaboration between myself, my daughter and neighbor. How was GDD Boombox born, so to speak? GDD Boombox was born out of the need for my daughter to get her newlyContinue Reading

Meet the Startup: 3D Maker World

Tell me about 3D Maker World in five words. Probably just by our name: A world for 3D makers.   Just kidding. Really, tell us about 3D Maker World? You may use all the words you like… We are a start-up company focusing on 3D printing technology. We design and manufacture desktop 3D printers, andContinue Reading