Barb Noren is a maker, educator, and general geek.

Barb is a generalist maker, Director of Programs at reDiscover Center, and board member at CRASH Space, who has spent her life exploring a wide variety of media, from 3d modeling to woodworking to electronics.  She enjoys designing and building musical instruments, such as her Hexachords and Dodecahedrum, 3d printed contraptions like her robot octopus familiar, and videos that show the processes she uses.

From 2015 to 2019, Barb created nearly 200 videos for her YouTube channel. In 2020, she left YouTube to diversify her making, education, and entertainment pursuits online. Now you can keep up with everything she’s doing on her website Barb Makes Things.