Workshops

During Maker Faire Vienna on May 4th & 5th, 2019 workshops about various topics will take place. Participants will be registered directly at the event by the workshop hosts - there is no pre-registration needed!

Please note: There is limited space for all workshops, therefore participants will be registered by the "firste come, first served" principle. Some workshop hosts ask for a contribution towards expenses (for materials etc.) that can only be paid in cash.

Saturday, 04.05.2019

10:00 - 13:00Tino WernerBuild a Sensor-Controlled Varikabi Robot (Deutsch)W04

The sensor-controlled Bot varikabi avoids obstacles or follows your hand, a light, a shadow or a line. 12 amazing functions are possible! With the plug-in kit, you can build one of 7 different animals. Finally, you can test them on different courses.
contribution for material 25€

10:30 - 11:30Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Make a horse - conquer Troy! (English)W05

Participants will make a model of a wooden Troyan horse with our help. After that is done, they will conquer Troy with catapults.

11:00 - 12:00Roza PavleskaUnveil your creativity (Deutsch)W01

Get to know the unique "tool" to create everything in every situation - your individual creativity!

11:00 - 12:30Karin Gruber / Maria Pieringer (Craftistas Wien)D.I.Y. - Key Pendant, Flash Lights and Solar Objects (for girls* & women*) (Deutsch)W03

You can constuct a key pendant from old boards or wires, build flash lights from fabric/felt with an LED or build a solar object. (from 10 years)
contribution for material 5€ / 9€ / 17€

11:30 - 12:15Thomas KöppeLets Build your Own Slingshot (Deutsch)W02

We build with you your own slingshot. After that you can shoot on it with a nerf gun. But, you must catch the marshmallow!
contribution for material 25€

12:00 - 13:00Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Make soap in a mold (English)W05

Choose a 3D printed model for making a mold, then take color and essential oils for your own soap.

12:15 - 12:45Dasha ZaichankaFaces & Places (Textile Workshop) (Deutsch)W01

The workshop is for everybody who wants to experiment with flock foil. You can create a face from cut-out pieces and take it home as a small poster or a tote bag.
contribution for material 5€ / 15€

12:30 - 14:00Karin Gruber / Maria Pieringer (Craftistas Wien)D.I.Y. - Key Pendant, Flash Lights and Solar Objects (for girls* & women*) (Deutsch)W03

You can constuct a key pendant from old boards or wires, build flash lights from fabric/felt with an LED or build a solar object. (from 10 years)
contribution for material 5€ / 9€ / 17€

12:45 - 13:15Dasha ZaichankaFaces & Places (Textile Workshop) (Deutsch)W01

The workshop is for everybody who wants to experiment with flock foil. You can create a face from cut-out pieces and take it home as a small poster or a tote bag.
contribution for material 5€ / 15€

13:00 - 14:00Sabine LasingerHot or cold? – Self-Made Thermometer (Deutsch)W01

Do you want to find out if it is hot or cold? Build your own liquid thermometer and see how it works. (from 10 years)

13:30 - 14:30Christoph Müller / Anel BucanbAm "Cuto" (Deutsch)W01

Cuto is a small and handmade robot. His goal is to make People happy! The workshop shows how to assemble Cuto and change his behavior with code. Idea is to show, how a robot is working. (from 6 years)
contribution for material 20€

14:00 - 17:00Tino WernerBuild a Sensor-Controlled Varikabi Robot (Deutsch)W04

The sensor-controlled Bot varikabi avoids obstacles or follows your hand, a light, a shadow or a line. 12 amazing functions are possible! With the plug-in kit, you can build one of 7 different animals. Finally, you can test them on different courses.
contribution for material 25€

14:30 - 15:00Andreas Däberitz (iFixit)Dismanteling with iFixit: Smartphones and their Components. (Deutsch)W02

Most of us own a smartphone, yet we don’t know much about how they work. What are smartphones made of? To find out we’ll tear a bunch of devices apart and have a closer look at their inner parts.

14:30 - 16:00Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Make your souvenir in lasercut wood (English)W05

Modern technologys meets manufacturing and crafting to create personalization of products.

15:00 - 16:00Cansu PeközElectro-felt! Soft Controllers for the Crocopoi Platform (English)W01

We will be making game controllers with conductive textile materials to use with the Crocopoi platform developed in Fab Lab Barcelona (8 - 17 years)
contribution for material €5

15:00 - 16:30Karin Gruber / Maria Pieringer (Craftistas Wien)D.I.Y. - Key Pendant, Flash Lights and Solar Objects (for girls* & women*) (Deutsch)W03

You can constuct a key pendant from old boards or wires, build flash lights from fabric/felt with an LED or build a solar object. (from 10 years)
contribution for material 5€ / 9€ / 17€

15:30 - 17:30Christa MuhrWATOJI_ japanese bookbinding (Deutsch / )W02

Using a traditional east-asian technique we will make our own notebook. We use material such as floppy discs, wall decoration, paper, etc. Please bring a pencil, ruler and glue.
contribution for material 13,50€

16:15 - 17:15Elisabeth Geiderer / Claudia Hackl3D Printing in a Flowerpot (Deutsch)W01

Are you interested in nature + technology? This is your chance! It's not only the tree that grows layer by layer, but also your 3D printed plant pot. We will send you into a lovely weekend with your own blossoming gift from the sunny OEG3D! (from 6 years)
contribution for material 5€

16:30 - 17:30Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Paint ceramic tiles and medals (English)W05

The workshop connects modern technology, manufacturing and crafting to create personalization of products.

Sunday, 05.05.2019

10:00 - 13:00Tino WernerBuild a Sensor-Controlled Varikabi Robot (Deutsch)W04

The sensor-controlled Bot varikabi avoids obstacles or follows your hand, a light, a shadow or a line. 12 amazing functions are possible! With the plug-in kit, you can build one of 7 different animals. Finally, you can test them on different courses.
contribution for material 25€

10:30 - 12:30Michael HapplLets Build a Robot! (Deutsch)W01

If you're interested in robots, this is the workshop for you! First we explore how a robot works, then you can assemble your own robot called "Lightbug". The finished robot is yours and you can take it home! (from 10 years)
contribution for material 35€

10:30 - 11:30Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Make a horse - conquer Troy! (English)W05

Participants will make a model of a wooden Troyan horse with our help. After that is done, they will conquer Troy with catapults.

10:45 - 11:15Barbara Indra / Karl IndraCreate your Own Mini Macrame Flower Basket (Deutsch)W02

Trend theme macrame! With the mini flower basket you get a little insight into the exciting knotting technique.
contribution for material 5€

11:00 - 11:45Sigrid "MO" MoschnerYour Fan - Created by Yourself (Deutsch)W03

Design your own Fan, in your colours. We paint in Acrylic and/or Water Colours, Metallic effects available, too. No previous knowledge necessary! (from 6 years)
contribution for material 10€

11:30 - 12:30Thelma Barbará / Patrick AwartTransform your TV into a Public Viewing Device (Englisch)W02

In Austria most TV Sets are sold with an RF reception unit and thus liable to "GIS", a public TV licence. If you do not want to receive public TV you can remove the RF Unit. This is what this workshop is about!

12:00 - 13:00Ingo JöchlMaking a Candle using Milk Cartons (Deutsch)W03

In this workshop we make candels out of used burned candels. Therefor we use milk packages. They will be filled with upcycled (cleaned) wax.
contribution for material 5€

12:00 - 13:00Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Make soap in a mold (English)W05

Choose a 3D printed model for making a mold, then take color and essential oils for your own soap.

13:00 - 14:00Reinhard Hawel / Alfred SiegenfeldConstruction of Simple Morse Keys (Deutsch)W01

We explain how a Morse key is built. We build our own Morse key and we will use it. At the End of the Workshop everybody will understand Morse code and can key his/her own name. (from 6 years)
contribution for material freie Spende

13:00 - 14:00Sabine LasingerHot or cold? – Self-Made Thermometer (Deutsch)W02

Do you want to find out if it is hot or cold? Build your own liquid thermometer and see how it works. (from 10 years)

13:15 - 14:00Pamela Eder (Green Kitchen)Healthy Body Care (Deutsch)W03

With little ingriedients it is possible to make your own body care. (from 5 years)
contribution for material 8€

14:00 - 17:00Tino WernerBuild a Sensor-Controlled Varikabi Robot (Deutsch)W04

The sensor-controlled Bot varikabi avoids obstacles or follows your hand, a light, a shadow or a line. 12 amazing functions are possible! With the plug-in kit, you can build one of 7 different animals. Finally, you can test them on different courses.
contribution for material 25€

14:15 - 15:00Lisa SchumiHoop Art Embroidery (Deutsch)W03

Lisa from KREAMPACK invites to a beginner workshop in hand embroidery. We will practise basic stitches together such as conturing and satin stiches in order to make your first embroidered hoop art.
contribution for material 5€

14:30 - 15:30Sören Lexplasticpreneur - Turning Plastic Waste into New Products (Deutsch)W01

With our plasticpreneur mashines we shredd plastic waste into granules - which we then heat and turn into new products. This turns yogurt cups and shampoo bottles into pegs, flower pots and rulers. (from 10 years)

14:30 - 15:00Andreas Däberitz (iFixit)Dismanteling with iFixit: Smartphones and their Components. (Deutsch)W02

Most of us own a smartphone, yet we don’t know much about how they work. What are smartphones made of? To find out we’ll tear a bunch of devices apart and have a closer look at their inner parts.

14:30 - 16:00Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Make your souvenir in lasercut wood (English)W05

Modern technologys meets manufacturing and crafting to create personalization of products.

15:15 - 16:00Thomas Karl ReisBuild Solar Cookers from an Old Television and a Solar Cooker form Old Barrel (Deutsch)W03

I show how to make a solar cooker form an old television and a biogas reactor from old barrels.

15:30 - 16:30WerksalonTurning OLD into NEW. How to Treat Wooden Surfaces. (Deutsch)W02

The team of "Werksalon" shows how to breath new life into old furniture.

16:00 - 17:00Gudrun Schuchmann / Lukas HuberExperiencing Signals and Their Processing (Deutsch)W01

We'll examine signals by generating and transmitting them. From smoke signals to glass fiber, from morse code till internet. Experience electronic transmission and have a look at Ö3 radio waves. (Workshop in German without translation). (8 - 12 years)

16:15 - 17:15Stefanie WuschitzNetworking Meeting for Feminist Makers (Deutsch)W03

There are lots of makers with critical and/or feminist perspective on technology! Just that they don't know each other. At our networking event participants can share there newest hacks and eat cake.

16:30 - 17:30Mechanical Techical School Faust Vrancic Paint ceramic tiles and medals (English)W05

The workshop connects modern technology, manufacturing and crafting to create personalization of products.