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Getting Started in Woodturning With Stuart Pickering
Stuart will be back on the Record Power stage with a live demo/talk on ‘getting started in woodturning’. If you're interested in woodturning or just want to find out how to get started come and join us for talk.
Gorilla Glue Demo
Spoon Carving by Lee Stoffer
Makers Central invite you to come and watch this fascinating and relaxing talent by Lee Stoffer from Covert Craft. Lee has developed the skill to carve spoons & bowls using good quality edge tools. This truly is a fantastic talent and will be an amazing experience to watch.
Check out Lee’s website here for more info http://covertcraft.com/about
Woodcarving by Numbers - Step-by-Step decorations with Record Power's Mike Davies
Giaco Whatever & Laura Kampf
Come and join Laura Kampf and Giaco Whatever to hear their incredible stories about making and their journey on YouTube. Giaco & Laura will also be answering any questions you may have for them. We can’t wait for this!
Check out Giaco's YouTube channel here:
And Laura's here:
Jimmy Diresta will be doing a live YouTube video for everyone to watch. The Viral YouTube maker has a huge audience of viewers on their channels, so to have him make something live here at Makers Central will be a show not to be missed.
Check out Jimmy’s channel for more amazing videos.
Yuval Lahav, Woodturning Lidded Boxes
Everything You Need to Know to Build Your Own CNC Machine!
Rich Loen has built many CNC machines including routers, mills, and cutters. He’ll share the knowledge he’s gained both building CNC machines from scratch, and converting metal-working mills to CNC.
Rich will cover:
• Hardware options - machine frame, linear bearings, ball-screws, belt drives
• Electronics - stepper motors, servos, drivers, power supplies, control interfaces like smooth steppers, G540, Planet CNC hardware.
• Spindle options - routers, air/Water cooled spindles, high-speed spindles
• Control Software - Mach3, Linux CNC, PlanetCNC, etc.
• Design Software - Fusion 360, Vectric V-Carve Pro, Other options
• Suppliers of hardware and software
Rich will be joined by Chris Manning (@silver_hand), a watch maker and silversmith with years of CNC lathe and mill experience.
Rich will also bring a small CNC mill he made for carving names into hockey pucks - and if you’re lucky, you can get your name carved into a puck during the event!
Rich Loen is an Ottawa engineer, woodworker and artist. He’s the founder of InGenius Software, an Ottawa high-tech firm, as well as many other Ottawa software and hardware companies, since graduating from Carleton University in 1985.
Uri specialises in engraving and tool making . His work is just amazing to watch and he will be doing a live demo for you all at the show. In the meantime, check out his channel here and watch some of his awesome videos.
Don't forget to check out Uri's channel!
Bandsaw Masterclass with Record Power’s Craig Heffren
Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds
Come and join Mike Montgomery live on stage only at Makers Central . Mike is entrepreneurial designer , builder and content creator. His brand Modern Builds is not just about accessibility of designs, but accessibility in materials, information, and projects themselves. Mike will be live on stage to answer questions and to talk to you about some of his awesome inventions.
Modern Builds YouTube Channel
iFixit is a free online repair manual written by everyone. Their worldwide mission is to empower people to fix their own stuff and save money while keeping electronics out of landfills. In their live demo they will tell you about how they support the maker community, and—as they are famous for their teardowns—take apart some well-known devices.
Check out their YouTube channel here:
John Clothier - Artistic Woodturning Using metal leaf and colouring
Check out John's YouTube channel here:
Chop with Chris
Come and chop with Chris. Chris will be live on stage to talk to you all about his journey in making stuff. Chris also kindly donated one of his handmade axes to the prize draw. Don’t miss Chris live on stage at Makers Central
Check out Chris' YouTube channel here:
Home Made Modern
Come and see Ben & Jessie Uyeda from Home Made Modern & IJessup. The Brother and Sister duo have been making videos online for over 5 years now and have a wealth of expertise in design and build. They both share designs and ideas with the hopes of inspiring people to make more of the things they own. Don’t miss this!
Jamie Page, Intricate Scrollsawing
Check out Jamie's YouTube Channel Here:
Jim Overton Q&A With Zac Higgins, Pam Harris & Jake Thompson
Jim Overton will be hosting a mammoth Q&A session covering all aspects of resin casting with top YouTubers and resin aficionados Zac Higgins, Pam Harris and Jake Thompson. Come and enjoy the banter and have all your resin casting questions answered from pressure pots to vacuum chambers and from epoxies to polyurethanes. Check out their YouTube channels below:
Colin Furze will be presenting on the main stage at Makers Central 2019. Come and meet the inventor and maker himself, and see some of his awesome and huge creations! As one of the most popular makers on YouTube, you definitely won't want to miss this!
Come and join April Wilkerson live on stage at makers Central this may. April is a huge inspiration to many people around the globe and will be live on stage talking about her makers journey. You will also have a chance to ask April questions, so don’t miss this.
Check out April's YouTube channel here:
Fools With Tools - Prize Draw Results + Chess Board Auction
The guys from Fools With Tools Podcast will be live on stage at Makers Central. The duo makers , Steve House, Brett Mcafee & Alex Bull-Halfpenny love making stuff and their passion for the maker community got them convinced to stat a podcast to share their passion with the world. These guys are awesome , come and listen to them waffle.
Along with the prize draw results, you'll have a chance to walk away with this one of a kind chess board, built from a collaboration of makers all over the world. It will be auctioned off to the highest bidder with all monies raised going to the NSPCC!