Building a Batman Electric Skateboard

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Building a Batman Electric Skateboard

James Bruton, the brilliant UK maker who wields CAD software and his 3D printer like a magic wand and a summoning circle, is working that magic again with a series in which he’s building an electric skateboard inspired by Batman’s Bat Tumbler vehicle.

There are two videos in the series so far. I love watching James’ videos. I always feel like I’m a few brain-wrinkles smarter after I’ve done so.

James does such an exemplary job of laying out the design problems, working his way toward solutions, pointing out failures and fixes, and then celebrating the final product.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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