DIY Electric Skateboard

Who needs a boosted board?
For the longest time I wanted a Boosted Board – however, there were a couple flaws for me. They were too big to take on the bus, and too expensive for my student lifestyle. So as any nerd would do, I built my own. I figured out the specs I wanted my board to have, and put it together for my final year project at high school. I learnt so much about battery management, lithium ion cell technology, the UX of wireless controllers, motor ratings and much much more. Say hi if you see my riding around Wellington! 👋
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

Augmented Reality

I used Augmented Reality to prototype form quicker than building real life models, for instance times that I couldn't be in the workshop. I used Fusion 360 to model my designs, and Substance Painter to texture them. Finally, I exported them as a .USDZ file and can share to people to be visualised in their own spaces, in life size. AR mode only works on iPhones and iPad.

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