Gothpod Alpha 1 Assembly : Day 10

Gothpod Electric Vehicle assembly day ten by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. On this day we worked on the modified ceiling design.

Diana test driving the Gothpod in Charlottesville Virginia
Diana test driving the Gothpod
Gothpod Goth Trash Truck in Charlottesville Virginia
Gothpod as Gothy Trash Truck. Just think of all the use cases!
Gothpod Goths in Space
Gothpods for Goths in Space.
Gothpod Radioactive Beenie
Goth Pod Radioactive Beenie.
Gothpod Alien life in Charlottesville Virginia
Gothpod for Alien Life in Charlottesville Virginia.
Gothpod Purple Alien Ceiling Supports Charlottesville Va
Gothpod Purple Alien Ceiling Supports.
New Bio-hazard Uterus looking lower ceiling support Charlottesville Va
New Bio-hazard looking lower ceiling support.
Gusset modification for new Gothpod ceiling support Charlottesville Va
Gusset modification (cutting) for new Gothpod lower ceiling support.
CNC milled plywood for new Gothpod  lower ceiling support Charlottesville Va
CNC milled plywood for new Gothpod lower ceiling support painted yellow.
CNC milled plywood for new Gothpod  lower ceiling support Charlottesville Va
CNC milled plywood for new lower Gothpod ceiling support.

Gothpod Alpha 1 Assembly : Day 9

Gothpod Electric Vehicle assembly day six by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. On this day we started adding the outer fins to the gussets. This is what gives it strength. The flat gussets become a T beam.

V2 ceiling for gothpod in place Charlottesville Va
End of today, Gothpod ceiling v2 in place. Gussets have been cut temporarily. New shape and more bracketing tomorrow.
V2 ceiling ready for painting in Charlottesville Va
V2 of gPod ceiling ready for painting.
V1 ceiling ring would bump heads in Charlottesville Va
V1 of ceiling ring would bump drivers head on rough ground. CNC'ed version two to go much higher on the gussets.
Left iso view of the Gothpod T-Fins after lime green paint applied in Charlottesville Va
Left isometric view of the Gothpod T-Fins after lime green paint applied.
Front view of the Goth Pod T-Fins after lime green paint applied in Charlottesville Va
Front iso view of the Goth Pod T-Fins after lime green paint applied. Proudly displayed in front of Tinkersmiths Makerspace.
Right isometric view of the Gothpod T-Fins after lime green paint applied in Charlottesville Va
Right isometric view of the Gothpod T-Fins after lime green paint applied.
Right view of the Goth Pod T-Fins after lime green paint applied in Charlottesville Va
Right view of the Goth Pod T-Fins after lime green paint applied.
Using 1/4 luan ply as support to paint the outside of the Gothpod T-Fins in Charlottesville Va
Using 1/4 luan ply as a support to paint the outside of the Gothpod T-Fins.
Using 1/4 luan ply as a mask to paint the outside of the Gothpod T-Fins in Charlottesville Va
Using 1/4 luan ply as a mask to paint the outside of the Gothpod T-Fins. Should have been repainted but things got out of sync.

Gothpod Electric Vehicle : Alpha Assembly Day 8

Gothpod Electric Vehicle assembly day six by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. On this day we started adding the outer fins to the gussets. This is what gives it strength. The flat gussets become a T beam.

Custom 3D Printed Clips for Gothpod Ribs in Charlottesville Va
Custom 3D Printed Clips for Gothpod Ribs.
Custom Built 3D Printer for Gothpod in Charlottesville Va
Custom Builing 3D Printer to Print Gothpod Custom Parts.
Gothpod Front Bracket in Charlottesville Va
Gothpod Aluminum Front Bracket Make on the Tinkersmiths CNC.
Gothpod Fin Assembly Lamination in Charlottesville Va
Gothpod Fin Assembly Lamination.
othpod Fin Assembly Gluing and Clamping in Charlottesville Va
Gothpod Fin Assembly Gluing and Clamping.

Gothpod Electric Vehicle : Alpha Assembly Day 7

Gothpod Electric Vehicle assembly day six by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. More paint on the frame kit parts.

Temporary Mounting of Gothpod Joystick in Charlottesville Va
Temporary Mounting of Gothpod Joystick on the Top Rib for Testing.
Custom 3D Printed Clips for Gothpod Ribs in Charlottesville Va
Temporary Mounting of Gothpod Joystick on the Top Rib for Testing.
Added Third Gothpod Rib in Charlottesville Va
Added Third Gothpod Rib.
Added Third Gothpod Ribin Charlottesville Va
Added Third Gothpod Rib.
Custom 3D Printed Clips for Gothpod Ribs in Charlottesville Va
Custom 3D Printed Clips for Gothpod Ribs.
Custom Built 3D Printer for Gothpod in Charlottesville Va
Custom Builing 3D Printer to Print Gothpod Custom Parts.
Gothpod Front Bracket in Charlottesville Va
Gothpod Aluminum Front Bracket Make on the Tinkersmiths CNC.