Garage Inventor Colin Furze Builds His Son a Jet-Powered Micro Scooter

By on June 28th, 2018 in Design

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 A partially 3D printed jet scooter
A partially 3D printed jet scooter

He’s at it again…

We’ve seen the wild range of garage invention hijinks that YouTuber Colin Furze has gotten into—including a working Jet-powered bicycle and a homemade hoverbike—so it comes with little surprise that 5-year-old “Little Furze” would eventually come knocking on dad’s workshop door with his own requests.

“Dad, can you make me a Jet Scooter?”

Ever the curious tinkerer, Furze naturally gave in.

 Main part design for the 3D printed jet scooter in Autodesk Fusion 360
Main part design for the 3D printed jet scooter in Autodesk Fusion 360

“So I made the boy a jet scooter but wait till he sees dads version muhahaha,” says Furze.

Using a Micro Kickboard Mini Deluxe Scooter as his canvas, Furze mounts an electric EDF engine on the handle post to give his son’s morning commute to school that little extra “boost”.

Using Fusion 360 and a 3D printer, Furze begins by creating a custom housing unit to hold the engine assembly together.

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