If the western country needs Tony Stark to build an Iron Man, Penang Mini Maker Faire definitely need Johnson Lam well known among Malaysian makers to join our faire on 15 &16 October 2016 and he did at the very beginning.
Johnson Lam the founder of KakiDIY always has been a a hardcore DIY enthusiast who builds up his skills and turn his first DIY computer business at the age of 19. In 2014, he decided to create a KakiDIY online platform for DIY enthusiasts and Maker Community to collaborate, share and provide services to others.
KakiDIY is a direct translation from a Malaysian slang “Kaki” means Buddy and also a Hokkien slang which sounds like “Yourself”. The meaning is synonymous with DIY so it was chosen to be the ‘brand’ for the site.
KakiDIY encourages people to Recycle, Reuse and Reduce waste by making them into usable items; making worthless discarded items into usable items, toys and gadgets to enhance lifestyle KakiDIY also incubated and helped passionate Makers and make them entrepreneurs.
In this year, they have helped MC Arts & Craft grew and now they are now independent and will also be exhibiting in the Penang Mini Maker Faire!
KakiDIY were in Penang Mini Maker Faire ever since the beginning of its inception. It started just as an upscale and recycle showcase previously, showcasing projects made out of recycled / reused household junks. There will be a lot of showcase from KakiDIY.
In addition, a new list of projects such as DIY Pokeball, Vertical Planters, Cardboard Drones and and 3D Printed Drones. A fun and interesting with booth activites such as DIY VR Cardboard, Ice Cream Sticks Photo Frame and Rose makes from Pandan Leaves.
Want to know more? Feel free to visit their website: http://www.kakidiy.com/