This is a small sample of the types of projects Build Cool Stuff has worked on.

Savage Builds TV show

BCS collaborated with Adam Savage (of Mythbusters) to build a custom laser tag system to be installed on priceless World War One era airplanes. Zach can be seen in Episode 8 of the show.

Ekso Bionics

BCS designed the battery system for this device that helps paraplegics walk


BCS designed the battery system for their one wheeled self-balancing skate board.

Solo Drone

BCS designed electronics for the handheld remote as well as provided general engineering support for the product.

Panasonic Avionics LED installation

BCS collaborated with Sand Studios and Dorian Orange to create two pieces for the lobby of Panasonic Avionics.

Smitten Ice Cream

BCS designed the machines that dose Liquid Nitrogen to each batch of their delicious ice cream

Parking Meter for Google IO Keynote 2016

BCS designed and fabricated a simi-functioning parking meter as a demonstration for the Google IO, 2016 Keynote talk.

Faraday Bikes

BCS designed the battery monitoring system for their latest power assist bicycle

A giant button!

BCS designed this giant button as an art project and general silliness.


BCS worked with the Sifteo team on communications, sensing and power control


A personal cameraman for your iPhone

Structure 3d scanner

BCS worked with the Occipital team on the power system and various other hardware design challenges

BRD motorcyles (Now Alta Motors)

Shape changing robotic chandelier for Swarovski

Electronic/mechanical design by BCS, aesthetic design by Yves Bahar