Maker Faire

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Inventors Unite For Maker Faire Detroit This Weekend At The Henry Ford

It’s a weekend to celebrate arts, crafts, engineering and technology — Maker Faire Detroit is here!

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

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New Wonders In Store For Maker Faire Detroit July 26-27 At The Henry Ford

With more than 400 makers, this two-day festival has a little bit of everything for the whole family to enjoy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

An example of the kind of things tinkerers make for the Maker Faire. Photo,

Call For Makers Now Open For Maker Faire Detroit 2013 At The Henry Ford

Attention all tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers — in short, “Makers.” The call for entries is now open for this summer’s Maker Faire Detroit 2013 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2013

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Henry Ford Muesum Renews Popular Maker Faire

Did you miss it the first time? Don’t fret. The popular Maker Faire Detroit will return to The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn from July 27-28, 2013.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2012

(Photo: Maker Bethany Shorb silkscreens designs onto neckties.

Maker Faire Detroit Returns To The Henry Ford

Maker Faire Detroit offers everything from robots, flame shooters, animatronics, solar-powered mechanical sculptures, fashionable finds, to musical performances, fire arts and hands-on activities.

CBS Detroit–07/27/2012

An example of the kind of things tinkerers make for the Maker Faire. Photo,

Makers, Tinkers, Hackers, Inventors Unite at The Henry Ford for Maker Faire Detroit

On Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, more than 400 makers will bring their MacGyver-style do-it-yourself wonders to the home of innovation, The Henry Ford, for Maker Faire Detroit 2012, the Midwest’s largest two-day festival dedicated to those that build, tinker and create.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012


TechShop To Open Maker Location In Allen Park

Have you ever wanted to build something, but didn’t have the tools to make it? TechShop is the place for you.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


The “Maker” Movement

“Makers” use technology such as 3D printers and easy-to-use programming tools to create devices that send Twitter messages when a plant needs to be watered, or a harp made of lasers or even 3D-printed playable electric guitars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

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Maker Faire Gives Glimpse Into Wheat Processing

Ever wonder how wheat was thrashed and prepared for processing into flour for bread and pastries in the early part of the 20th century?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2011


Maker Faire, Camping And More This Weekend

Read on to learn how to break a world record, witness a 1958 Firebird III up-close or attend a world festival all during this last weekend of July in Metro Detroit.

CBS Detroit–07/30/2011