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Form ideation sketches
1/2 scale prototype testing
Mousetrap spring mechanism detail
Nylon skin application
Finished Trapster
Fully collapsed trapster
Sail fully extended
Folded sail detail
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Wind Powered Trapster

Class Project: create a wind powered car that expands its wind harnessing device using the power of a mousetrap. Focus on integration of mechanism into aesthetic form.

all parts excluding bearings and parts from the cannibalized mousetrap are required to be created from raw materials.

Materials: Acrylic, epoxy tubing, nylon, polyester, steel wire

Erick Berry
Industrial Design Student Seattle, WA