Austin Again! Round Rock Mini Maker Faire Preview

Originally posted on MAKE:

Round Rock_MMF_logos_GooglePlusTechShop was born at Maker Faire Bay Area (so the legend goes), and the membership makerspace chain has long been a participant and sponsor at Maker Faire. So it’s no real surprise that one branch has stepped up to organize their own Mini Maker Faire.

Round Rock Mini Maker Faire will take place this Saturday, June 8th, at TechShop Austin/Round Rock.  Here’s a preview of some of the cool makers that will be showing their stuff:

The Type 40 Mark III console is an interactive sound sculpture. It is modeled after the control panel in Dr. Who’s Tardis. The console surface is covered interactive controls that trigger samples, loops, and other sounds. You can also modify tempo, tone, pitch, and apply different sound filters to create your own dynamic soundscape! Watch:

The Nerdy Derby, a no-rules miniature car building and racing competition inspired by the Cub Scouts’ Pinewood Derby…

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