Maker Faire Singapore

When: Sat, August 4, 10am – Sun, August 5, 5pm
Where: Science Centre Singapore, Jurong, Singapore
Admission: SGD 5-10 [for Workshops]
Info: Maker Faire Singapore

The inaugural Singapore Mini Maker Faire is a highlight event of the Singapore Science Festival. It is a 2-day celebration of science, engineering, creativity and the DIY spirit. Maker Faire is the World’s Largest Show (and Tell) festival, a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Workshops include:
  • Make your own paper plane launcher 
  • Portabee: a conveniently portable 3D printer 
  • Make your own portable handphone microscope
  • Treasure Hunting Robot - DIY Life: Lifehacking 101 
  • DesignSpark PCB, a fully featured, free of charge PCB Design tool
  • Making the most of your 3D printer 
  • Sustainable Living Lab make your own catapult, crossbow etc 
Booths include:
  • Ikea Hacking: taking IKEA items and having way lots more fun with it
  • Using off-the-shelf DIY kits to make it into beautiful art piece
  • Catapy itself is a palm-sized motorized car covered by a caterpillar track
  • Ardrone and Arduino modifications
  • Make your own electronic gadgets
  • Urban Microfarming using Aquaponics
  • Twitter-controlled Blimp. 
  • Get your stuff made: Four approaches to open hardware manufacturing 
  • Making animated paper-craft with wireless inductive power 
  • The Rise of the Enchanters 
[Spotted via Daniel Cerventus Lim]