I've had a sideline business/hobby for 40 years designing and illustrating silly, whimsical, unusual, plausible, and sometimes prophetic inventions and systems. I love to share what I do as well as sell my signed books and limited edition prints.
Pedal car built exclusively for the Death Defying Pedal Car Figure 8 Races. Modeled after a Ford Model T and the Bugatti race vehicles of the 1920's. Adjustable "differential" for chain tension and low center of gravity for superior handling.
A 30 mph, 30 mile range, 1 hour recharging, 1000+ MPGe electric recumbent tadpole cargo trike compatible with XtraCycle equipment and accessories. All Shimano 27-speed components and grip shifters. No pedaling necessary.
Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.
Switch to a fun, sporty affordable electric vehicle. Switch Vehicles, Inc., located in Sebastopol produces a series of kits so you can build your own EV. Or we will build it for you.
A pedal powered contraption with one 9 foot wheel, and side steering with two smaller wheels. Loosely based on the Rudge Rotary tricycle from 1887, but blown up three times in scale.
A pedal powered contraption built to look like 2 penny farthing bikes connected side by side, but with the scale blown up so that the front wheels are 8feet tall.nThe rider sits up high at about 12 feet.
A pedal powered contraption made with bike parts, an aluminum boat, and hand made wheels, as well as recycled parts of other things, including a metal lathe.
The Thenagain Bomber is a 4 person pedal car that was made both for the Handcar Regatta in Santa Rosa, CA and for fun outings to the local pub!
Make your own Tiny Tin Tool Boxes using galvanized sheet metal. NIMBY volunteers will help you use a spot welder, bench grinder, finger break, notcher and tin snips. Take your Tiny Tin Tool Box home at the end of the process.
It is a remote controlled robot that uses the micro computer, and arduino, allowing it to have LEDs as eyes and have different sound outputs.
This is a concept walking hybrid vehicle that uses Theo Jensen style leg linkages. It's intended purpose is to provide a safe living and working space that can cross rough terrain in extreme environments.