Dorkpod Beta Assembly : Day 12+

This page is a list of what is left to do.

  • Arduino with electronics box. What DIY product would not be complete without Arduino controlled lights and such!
  • Proximity sensor at Dorkpod top with alar or joystick override. This will keep you from hitting the top on low hanging items you can't see. Like garage doors no open all the way.
  • High ridge sensor below Dorkpod floor to let you know when a road offset is greater than 1/4 diameter of the front wheels
  • Seat project not finished
  • Rain roof project not finished

Dorkpod Beta Assembly : Day 11

Dorkpod DIY Kit Electric Vehicle assembly day eleven by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. On this day we worked on more accessories such as a seat option.


CNC Milling Aluminum for Stability Where the Guardrail Meets the T-fins.
Dorkpod Kit Floor Branded Aluminum Cod Piece with Painted Lettering
Dorkpod Kit Floor Branded Aluminum Cod Piece with Painted Lettering.
Roughing in Dork Pod Kit Seat Option
Started Roughing in Dork Pod Kit Seat Option.

Dorkpod Beta Assembly : Day 10

Dorkpod Electric Vehicle assembly day ten by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. On this day we worked on accessories such as the joystick mount.

Added an Electronic Keylock on Dorkpod
Added an Electronic Keylock on Dorkpod so Thugs Will Not Take Off With It.
Added an Electronic Keylock on Dorkpod
Drilled Joystick Control Case for Electronic Key Lock and 3D Printed Spacer.
Assembling the Dorkpod Joystick Control Bracket
Assembling the Aluminum and Steel Dorkpod Joystick Control Bracket.
Assembling the Dorkpod Joystick Wiring Bracket
Assembling the Aluminum and Steel Dorkpod Joystick Control Wiring Bracket.
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Wire Stand-offs
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Wire Stand-offs.
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Wire Coupler Bracket
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Wire Coupler Bracket.
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Cup Holder Bracket
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Cup Holder Bracket.
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Cup Holder Bracket
CNC Milling and Installing the Aluminum Cup Holder Bracket.

Dorkpod Beta Assembly : Day 9

Dorkpod Electric Vehicle assembly day nine by Tinkersmiths Makerspace. On this day we added some extra detailing like curved fenders below the floor .

Dorkbot Kit
Dorkbot Kit Logo Installed on below the floor line.
Dorkbot Logo Installed on Dorkpod
Dorkbot Logo Installed on Dorkpod.
Bending the Dorkbot Logo with Hydraulic Press for Lower Front of Dorkpod
Bending the Dorkbot Logo with Hydraulic Press for Lower Front of Dorkpod.
Milling Aluminum with our CNC to Make a Dorkbot Logo for Front of Dorkpod
Milling Aluminum with our CNC to Make a Dorkbot Logo for Front of Dorkpod .
Plywood and Poplar Curved Under Floor Fender
Plywood and Poplar Curved Under Floor Fender Ready For Primer.
Plywood and Poplar Curved Under Floor Fender
Dorkpod Fender Pre-drilled, Unprimed.
Clamping Strips of 1/4
More Clamping Strips of 1/4" Plywood in cradles we made with the CNC.
Clamping Strips of 1/4
Clamping Strips of 1/4" Plywood in a Cradle to Make a Curve Fender.