The 2014 Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire was a huge success! Here were our presenters:

2014 Roster of Makers

  • Acadian Robotics: 3D Printers
  • Baton Rouge Astronomical Society
  • Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club
  • Beaded Jewelry
  • Bethany Armstrong: wearable tech
  • Bill Curry: polargraph
  • BRASS – BR Steampunk Society
  • cARTographic: jewelry made with vintage maps
  • Desire Street: handmade soaps, lotion, bath salts, and scrubs
  • Door Decos: burlap wall hangings
  • Doug Staas, Fire Artist
  • EBRPL: 3D Printing and Arduino at the Library
  • Electric Bikes
  • Experimental Music and Digital Media
  • FAIR FIT: fashion design and sewing classes
  • FreqTalk: lo-fi music synthesizer
  • Garden Halos: flowers and twine made into lovely headbands
  • Glenn Kaufmann: Oculus Rift
  • IEEE: Baton Rouge section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Kristin McPherson: crocheting
  • Lo Squalo: painting demonstrations
  • LSU/Association for Computing Machinery: Arduino Makers
  • Mari Walker: crochet hats
  • Miles of Smile Sewing
  • Miss Merryheart Aprons
  • Moparts: motor parts sculptures
  • Origami Books
  • Pure Delight Coffee
  • R2D2: homemade R2D2 that serves beverages
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Red Stick Spice Company
  • Scratch: introduction to programming
  • St Joseph’s Academy: recycled garments and various tech projects
  • Upcycled Book Art
  • Wacky Bikes

Don’t forget to grab some delicious food from the food trucks that will be on site:

  • Cupcake Allie
  • Pullin’ Pork
  • Taco de Paco

Presentation Schedule

All presentations will be held in the conference room in the main lobby with the exception of Scratch (marked with *). Scratch will be in the 2nd floor computer lab.

10:30-10:45 Glenn Kaufmann Oculus Rift Demo
11:00-11:30 Dominic Bordelon Introduction to Arduino
1:00-1:30 Mike Brandyberry 3D Printing at the Library
1:30-1:45 Adam St. Pierre Creating 3D Models with SketchUp
2:00-2:45 Peggy Saizon Origami Flowers from Books
3:00-3:45 Bethany Armstrong Wearable Tech


11:00-12:00* Theresa Wagner AppInventor – Intro to Programming
1:00-2:00* Theresa Wagner AppInventor – Intro to Programming