20 Aug 2017

Meet the Maker – The Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

The Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers The Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers if a voluntary organization with members from all over Ireland who promote and encourage the crafts of weaving, spinning and dyeing. We are currently reaching out to anyone with interests in fiber crafts so that they can be inspired … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – The Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
21 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Arckit

Arckit We’ve pushed the working model further than we ever thought possible. As an architect, I wanted to create an architectural model system for the 21st century. It needed to be modular, cost-effective and incredibly easy to use. In an increasingly digital world, there was nothing even remotely like this for physically communicating ideas to … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Arckit
20 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – TOG Hackerspace

TOG TOG Hackerspace is a non-profit maker-space based in Dublin 8.  We are a community of makers interested in science, technology, engineering, modern culture, and creative arts. TOG provides a collaborative space for learning by doing. For Dublin Maker, we have built a wide range of projects and they will have something fun for everyone.  The … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – TOG Hackerspace
20 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Fun by Music

Fun by Music Sofia is my name and I love Sound! I run Fun by Music for several years. Working with families is my best ground, and so, for Dublin Maker I will run an instrument making workshop, using mostly recycled materials. The goal of the experience is to explore sound and material, see what … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Fun by Music
19 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Woodturning: Undo the Undo

Woodturning: Undo the Undo I spend most of my time on a computer. I live in the digital world where nothing is permanent, everything is tentative. A mistake can be undone as easily as pressing Ctrl+Z. One of the joys of wood turning is that there is no Undo. Oh, for sure its also one … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Woodturning: Undo the Undo
19 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – MakerDojo

MakerDojo – Screamer MakerDojo is a club encouraging the general public to explore science and technology in hands-on “hacker” style workshops inspired by the growing Maker movement, a worldwide community of hobbyists, students and enthusiasts who take a creative, DIY approach to technology, science and engineering. We give practical experience of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – MakerDojo
17 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Unraveling the Knot

Unraveling the Knot- An Exploration of Celtic & Japanese Knots What was the first knot you ever tied? The one you most recently made? Knots are part of our daily lives, but rarely do we reflect on them as part of our technological and cultural heritage. Knotting traditions predate our use of stone and metal … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Unraveling the Knot
17 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Physics Busking

Physics Busking We are a gang of physicists, teachers and researchers whose mission is to bring science to the public through interactive activities and demos. Physics Busking is organised by Castel DCU and the Institute of Physics, and supported by Science Foundation Ireland. Join our ” Make-N-Take ” to make all kinds of fun scientific … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Physics Busking
14 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Creative Spark Print Studio

Creative Spark Print Studio Creative Spark print studio is based in Dundalk, Co.Louth. We offer a professional, membership-based fine art print studio, which has 24 hour facilities and equipment for artists to access to develop work. We also offer training & workshops to community groups, primary/secondary and plc students. Creative Spark, centre for creativity and … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Creative Spark Print Studio
11 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Maynooth University Makers Club

Maynooth University Makers Club Maynooth University Maker Club is proud to participate at Dublin Maker Festival with a bunch of demonstrations of robotics and brain computer interfaces. With 4 international teams from “Mines Alès” engineer school and Montpellier University (France), Nancy-Loraine University (France) and Yasar University (Turkey) will show you how to manipulate robots from … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Maynooth University Makers Club