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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.

Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture


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.

Social Revolution (2-person tricycle)


After many years of design work, I've perfected the perfect Burning Man vehicle. Upon returning from Burning Man, I've discovered that my tricycle is perfect around the city for running errands. I hope to go into production and change the world.

solar golf cart/welder


solar powered golf cart is also a powerful welder

Solar Vehicle


A toy car that is powered by solar panels that runs on a track.

Stanford Robotics Club Exhibits


Competitions and projects that the Stanford Robotics Club is working on.

Steamboat Ed’s Mechanical Whatsits


Hybrid pedal/electric trike with PWM control and a 3hp 24V motor.

Switch Electric Vehicle – Make it yourself!!


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.

Team Kiss My Snake


We will race to glory at the PPPRS racing series in our pink Barbie Army Jeep!

The Athenian School


Students from the The Athenian School in Danville CA will be exhibiting their final projects from various classes supported by our Makers Studio facility.

The electric couch


A motorized couch for cruising the maker faire in maximum comfort.

The Electric Jeepster


The Electric Jeepster. A hand-built, Dual-suspension, Electrified, Fat Bike. This bike is an 18s3p 66.6V MTB with lightweight aluminum rims and dual-sport moped tires a full 3" wide.

The Future of Bike Lighting


Barry Beams' breakthroughs in LED lighting, comprising new, unique, and novel developments in optics, circuitry, and packaging, deliver revolutionary increases in usable visibility over any previous bicycle lighting available

The Good Life Lab


A presentation The Good Life Lab, a modern manual for a post-consumer life Tremayne and Mikey Sklar tell the story of ditching their careers in NYC to make, build, invent, forage and grow everything they need to live.

The Mad Hatter eSofa


The eSofa is a self propelled electric sofa. It is inspired by Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter.



Toyota, a Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 Goldsmith Sponsor, is proud to bring the Power Racing event to life. The Power Racing series features small teams from all over the country that create working electric vehicles and race them on a specially designed track.Toyota will also host the following activities to further connect with people who share enthusiasm for do-it-yourself and engineering projects, technology and innovation

Toyota and the Future of Electric Vehicles


Sixteen years after bringing one of the original EVs to market, the Toyota RAV4 EV is back. Join Senior Engineer Sheldon Brown for an exciting discussion about the future of EVs, and the design and development challenges of creating the next generation of low-emission vehicles. Q&A with MAKE Editorial Director Ken Denmead.

Walking Pod


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.


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