14 Jul 2015

Meet the Maker – Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy – Woodturning I work with wood primaraily. I turn it on a lathe and carve it with a tools called gouges. But to this I add resin, electronics and paint/dye to varying degrees as my design calls for them. Or sometimes none of them. Wood is a phenomenal material to work with. Its … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Tom Murphy
03 Jul 2015

Meet the Maker – Intel

INTEL @ Dublin Maker This year Intel Ireland will again be the MEGA sponsor of the Dublin Maker event on the grounds of Trinity College Dublin. Intel supports Dublin Maker to encourage innovation to introduce young makers to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in revolutionary and innovative ways beyond the traditional classroom setting.  At … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Intel
23 Jun 2015

Meet the Maker – Irish Lace, A New Tradition

Fiona Harrington – Irish Lace, A New Tradition Fiona Harrington once again brings her wonderful lacework to Dublin Maker 2015. Handmade Lace has existed in Ireland for almost 200 years, but today only a handful of lacemakers remain. It is a highly skilled and a very rare practice. This year Fiona has been working with … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Irish Lace, A New Tradition
28 Jul 2014

Meet the Maker – Big Robot

Big Robot – James Ward I am James Ward, I am a maker from Dublin. Since the Dublin Maker seems to have a lot of robotics featured I wanted to make something inspired by this. I looked at the old tin robot toys from the 1950s and decided to create a giant version of one … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Big Robot
25 Jul 2014

Meet the Maker – Thank Potato

Thank Potato Connecting communities through growing food arts science & a vegetable. THANK POTATO features an unique contemporary potato grow show, art & science exhibition. Urban Farm‘s THANK POTATO potato collection is grown in up-cycled water cooler bottles and artificial grass off cuts, utilising waste stream materials to house and grow our potato plants. There … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Thank Potato

Meet the Maker – National Homebrew Club

National Homebrew Club We are the National Homebrew Club with chapters around the country. We would like to show people how simple the process of making your own beer is and get more people interested in the hobby. We will also run a ‘little me’ brewing demonstration and some brewing experiments on the day to … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – National Homebrew Club
25 Jul 2014

Meet the Maker – Mobile Pillow Alarm Clock

Mobile Pillow Alarm Clock – Myriam Leggieri The Mobile Alarm Clock Pillow (aka Smart Pillow) is a belt that can be wrapped around a pillow (or anything else) to serve four purposes: wake you up without wrecking your head with music and noise as usual alarm clocks do wake you up by light signals in … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Mobile Pillow Alarm Clock
25 Jul 2014

Meet the Maker – Adore, Adorn, Play

Adore, Adorn, Play – Niki & Cheryl Niki and Cheryl love fashion stuff that Does things. So they are at Dublin Maker to tell your grandma’s stories using smart technology. Niki is a fashion designer who exhibits internationally and develops much loved fashion collections. Cheryl is one of the most inspiring activists in TOG, who … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Adore, Adorn, Play

Meet the Maker – TOG

TOG Dublin Hackerspace TOG is a hackerspace based in the centre of Dublin, Ireland. It is a shared space where members have a place to be creative and work on their projects in an environment that is both inspiring and supportive of both new and old technologies. We will be showcasing project created by members … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – TOG
23 Jul 2014

Meet the Maker – RoboSlam

RoboSlam – Ted Burke & Damon Berry RoboSlam is an ultra low-cost robot building workshop for beginners – a rapid introduction to building robots using “real” electronic components. Our mission is to create a recipe for an incredibly inexpensive robot (our target is €10) that’s easy to build and easy to teach others to build. … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – RoboSlam