25 Photos - Sep 24, 2014
Photo: Our Maker Faire site, pre-build, with lots of stacked PVC...Photo: The first dome coming togetherPhoto: At a certain point, we realized we needed a second ladder to safely finish off the first dome, so we started right in on dome 2!Photo: Putting the finishing touches on dome 2Photo: One day, two geodesic domesPhoto: Pipes and connectors coming together with some gentle but persistent mallet tapping.Photo: Setting the bolts and washers to the pre-drilled holes.Photo: Body english + rubber mallet = PVC geodomePhoto: And it's strong too!Photo: Sunset from the dome...Photo: Bring up the tarp!Photo: Our tarping system was made up of modular gores, or teardrop shaped triangles that we could stitch together.Photo: The tarps came printed with grommets that we used both to join and secure the tarps.Photo: Photo: The finished tarps.Photo: Once Maker Faire got started, our hands were full teaching SketchUp and 3D printing.Photo: SketchUp slap bracelets for all!Photo: One of two PVC light fixtures we designed for our post-fabrication scrap.Photo: Photo: Time to bring 'em down!Photo: Photo: Photo: The SketchUp team at World Maker Faire '14.Photo: Photo: