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June 10, 2016 AT 9:00 am

Pi Powered Motorised Skateboard @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Killer project from Tim Maier, via Alex on RaspberryPi.org.

What I really love about this project is that once again we see how it’s possible to build your own tech items, despite how readily available the complete builds are online or in stores. Not only do you save money – and in the case of a motorised skateboard, we’re easily talking hundreds of pounds – but you also get that added opportunity to smugly declare “Oh this? I made it myself” that you simply don’t get when opening the packaging of something pre-made.

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