Barnes and Noble MAKER Faire 2016

Barnes and Noble MAKER Faire 2016

Photos by Wayne Cazier

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Marble Tower downloaded from Thingaverse and printed
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Drones!
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More Drones and First Person Viewer (FPV)
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Plaques milled by Brad Powers!
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Yep! that’s us!
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3D Printed figures
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Concentration while moving the robot arm!
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Remotely piloted drone!
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Great set-up and attendance!
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B&N has LOTS of STEM/STEAM related products!
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More project fun!
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Showing folks how to operate the robot arms!
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Kitsap Library folks! Great source for these events and books!
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Turner Joy’s John Hanson working their booth. Always a fun place to visit and learn!
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Building a battery from common house-hold items! then using a multi-meter to check for power!
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Building a BIG 3D printer. Only $500…wow!
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West Sound Technical Center, Teacher and Kitsap CREATE Board Member, Tony Sharpe
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Testing the BIG 3D printer!
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Almost finished building!
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Print test…DONE!!! Awesome!
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Shameless attempt to get donations!
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Two robot arms…always popular at events!
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Doyle’s Underwater Remote Operational Vehicle (ROV) from www.bluerobotics.com
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Older Rep-Rap 3D Printer. Still works!
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TAZ 3D printer!
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Piloting the Copter Drones via video!

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Meeting 18 November

Meeting 18 November 2016

Photos by Wayne Cazier

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Another fun event!
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Reverse Engineering?!! Well, kinda’….we let kids take apart printers, computers, electronics then explain what each component does. We also let them keep parts to use in later projects!
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Lots of spare parts salvaged from older technology!
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Members listening intently to Doyle’s demonstration
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Doyle introduces the EZ-Robot Development kit! As the name implies….it’s easy!
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Doyle gives a presentation on KANO Kit. Learn how to program Raspberry Pie. Great kit for kids (and adults…trust me…) or got to https://kano.me/ Got this at Toys-R-US in Silverdale.
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Salvaging treasures and useful components!
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Chris Stone giving a presentation about Solar Cells and Solar power.
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Solar Power cells!
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Mike Cambra’s SUPER UBER light bar! This was about 1200 Lumens!
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EZ-Robot Development Kit. about $160 delivered.
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Corinne Beach and son, talk about his project. Wanting to build a flying Dragon from a Drone Copter frame! Great idea!
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Intrusion detection project from Snap Electronics kits! It works!

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Meeting 22 October 2016

Meeting 22 October 2016

Photos by Wayne Cazier

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Exploring what’s inside consumer electronics!
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Seeing what’s inside things!
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Lizard head from Star Trek (replica)!
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Doyle gives a presentation on Near Field Communication (NFC). Cloning RFID/NFC!
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Kitsap CREATE. We share ideas and projects!
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Aaron Shaw show’s off a product from the Seattle MAKER Faire!
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James impresses everyone with a 3D printed flower that changes colors when in contact with hot and cold water. So cool!
Everyone enjoying another Show and Tell session!
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James explaining the reaction principles behind temperature sensitive 3D filament.
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Fun and educational toys! Rope climbing monkey robot, walking hexapod robot and more!
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3D printed marble maze!
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Taking apart more electronics!
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Show off the new Playstation VR! VERY realistic!
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Virtual Reality (VR)!! Under the sea, with sharks!
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VR Gaming! WOW!
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Safety first! The kids had a great time taking all the consumer electronics apart!

Meeting 17 September 2016

Meeting 17 September 2016

Photos by Wayne Cazier

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“Mad Scientist” and Genius, James Pottebaum shows a young engineer how to add automation and enhancements to his home-made linear actuator.
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Kids love to work with “Snap-on electronics!”
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New robot arm kit from eBay (~$30). Took about 3 hours to build. Ages 12+ We will look into adding an Arduino control system.
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Doyle Maleche showing his “Virtual Piano” project. Parts available for under $40. This was a BIG hit at the Kitsap Blackberry Festival this year!
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Easy to build. We will teach you how to build and program the Virtual Piano!
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CAD drawing for the linear actuator! AWESOME JOB!

Meeting 15 July 2016

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Donated project boxes from ProgressiveRC!! Thanks so much!

ProgressiveRC

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New member, Dylan Diefendorf demonstrates his liner rail he designed and built! His hand drawings and blueprints are very professional!
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Julio Gonzalez works on yet…another awesome project! We miss his grand MAN-Beard!
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Brad Power leads the group in making fake rocks!
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Everyone mingles and share ideas!
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…more electronic projects! These kids are PRO’S!
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More projects and fun!
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Another presentation about a new micocontroller!
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…better than Raspberry Pi? smaller, faster, cheaper (kickstart project)
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Doyle talks about upcoming events and projects.
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New Underwater ROV communication nodes from BlueRobotics.com. These modules enable video and control data over 4000 Feet!
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This used to be a 2″ high ROV dome from EZ Tops Worldwide INC. Doyle had them tested. This one collapsed (dome tucked in) at around 800psi…that’s almost 1,800 feet of water!! More testing in progress!