The inaugural Asheville Mini Maker Faire is coming up fast; it will be held on Saturday April 6th from 1-5 on the UNC Asheville campus. The response from he community has been incredible, and we are expecting to have over 30 exhibitors showing off some amazing projects. I guess that should come as no surprise given Asheville’s reputation as a hub for the arts, creativity, and just a touch of weirdness (okay, maybe more than just a touch).
All of the exhibits should be entertaining, and trying to pick 5 to highlight is a challenging task. Nevertheless, we rose to that challenge and chose 5 ‘must-see’ exhibits from the inaugural Asheville Mini Maker Faire.
The ArtCrawler is a recycled United States military vehicle that serves as a platform for audio-video recording, 3D printing, CNC cutting, and sculpture fabrication and welding, as well as being a mobile power station. Local maker Sean Pace aims to engage students by not only bringing these tools to different communities, but by also providing workshops and classes that show how these tools can be used. His goal is to help produce a world of confident creative people who have learned to harness the power of technology and who understand the tools driven by it. And did we mention that its HUGE!? And that the sides open up like wings!?
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