How do you define ‘maker’?
In our brand-new video, we ask some of our favourite content creators how they define the word ‘maker’, and what being a maker means to them.
Joel took the ultimate content creator plunge in early 2018, quitting his job at Adobe to follow his 3D printing passion full time.
It was at this very hour 1 year ago TODAY I left the Adobe offices for the last time and began my career as a host and content creator.
ONE YEAR HOLY COW! #highfive pic.twitter.com/fQ6wBGY8Ch
— Joel Telling – 3D Printing Nerd (@joeltelling) February 3, 2019
You can find Joel on YouTube as 3D Printing Nerd, and he also makes appearances for MatterHackers at various conventions — including Maker Faire New York, where we accosted him for this video.
Jackie Craft is a cosplay goddess. She has turned her passion for prop making and costume design into her career, and her creations are incredible. Seriously, look at how cool they are:
You can find Jackie on Instagram, and at her website, where you can also buy costume patterns to recreate her designs.
Based in Cologne, Germany, Laura Kampf is best known for her dog, Smudo. Avid Smudo devotees may have noticed that Laura is a talented wood and metal worker with a penchant for turning unwanted scrap into fantastic and stylish creations. She also built her own tiny house, complete with an additional tiny house for Smudo.
Yes, okay, we’re all about Smudo here at Raspberry Pi.
Bob Clagett likes to make stuff. All kinds of stuff, from wood, to metal, to electronics. His 2.3 million YouTube subscribers tune in for weekly tutorials, tips, and Josh, who occasionally makes appearances on screen, and otherwise helps Bob run I Like To Make Stuff behind the scenes.
Please note: our actual favourite member of the ILTMS team is Ginny Clagget, Queen of Hugs and Wonderfulness.
You know who he is. We know who he is. So here’s Jimmy cutting things in half with
Ron Swanson Nick Offerman.
What does it mean to you?
From woodwork and electronics, to crocheting and baking: makers come in all flavours. How do you define the word ‘maker’, and what does being a maker mean to you? Tell us on YouTube, or in the comments below.