This Year’s Makers

Tomorrow’s the big day, and we could not be more excited about the line-up of makers we have for this year’s Faire!

  • ACME Gift: custom button making
  • Big Poppi Bicycle Co.: bike build
  • Cattown Hobby: RC cars and drones
  • Edimorphosis: insect cooking flour
  • Electronics Design Club of K-State: light painting with LED strips, robotic arms with light sabers, an LED table top, and more!
  • Echelon UAV: drone photography, drone parts and electronics
  • Flint Hills Discovery Center: building a giant rope bridge
  • Flint Hills Woodturners: woodworking demonstrations
  • Flyover Board Co.: handmade cruiser skateboards
  • GDD Boombox: repurposing vintage suitcases as audio systems
  • Grey Owl Jewelry: handmade jewelry
  • Indescribubble: giant bubble demonstrations
  • Innovative Manufacturing Club: 3D printing, custom circuitry, prosthetic design
  • K-State Ceramics: pottery wheel
  • KCR2 Builders Club: full-scale working R2-D2’s and other astromech droids from the Star Wars movies
  • Kansas Quality woodworks Assoc.: woodworking demonstrations
  • Konza Rotary Club: water filter demonstrations
  • KSU Amateur Radio Club: demonstrations of vintage equipment, Commodore 64, 1930s Teletype machine
  • KSU Nuclear Society: radiation puppet show
  • KSU Theatre: setting the stage, scenic art techniques
  • Manhattan Arts Center: interactive art projects
  • Measureball: award-winning design firm previewing their latest product
  • Missing Link Eclectic: custom chainmalle jewelry and crafts
  • Manhattan Public Library: 3D printing, Makey Makey fruit piano
  • Popemoe Entomology Club: insect pinning
  • Prairie Folk: handmade goods made of digitally printed and hand block printed fabrics
  • RadioShack: RadioShack products and their support of the maker movement
  • Salsa and Beets: delicious homegrown foods
  • Straight Upp Creative Studio: painting ceramics and canvas
  • THREAD Hot & Fresh T-Shirts: make your own custom tee
  • Two Crow Press: letterpress printing
  • Uncorked Inspiration: canvas painting
  • USD 383 Stem: marble maze
  • Veronica’s Veil: henna for the body, henna kits
  • Who Wood: custom wood art
  • Wildcat Creek Watershed Council: rain barrel construction
  • Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum: Classroom on Wheels and make it, take it projects

We’ll also have a variety of other activities for young attendees to participate in, like building paper airplanes, molding clay, and working on a giant group chalk mural. Hope to see you all there!

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