The Maker’s Faire is a yearly event that descends on San Mateo, Calif., bringing together crafters, engineers, hobbyists, welders, pyromaniacs and a motley assortment of other fringe entrepreneurs to show off their handiwork. VentureBeat’s Chris Morrison visited the Faire this weekend, returning with a little commentary and a lot more pictures of this unique Bay Area event.
Warning: About a dozen more full-sized pictures follow the jump.
Electric motorcycles from Electric Motorsport:
The steampunk take on a Vespa:
A pedal-powered bus:
And now, a few oddities:
If the electric car doesn’t take off, it’ll probably be the electric cupcake:
This thing isn’t actually moving, by the way. But it’s nice to pretend:
And this final picture nicely sums up the spirit of the entire event: