Boy Builds Bicycle Entirely Out Of Wood

January 25, 2008


16 year-old high school student Marco Facciola built a bike out of wood. I'm talking every part is made out of wood. Pretty damn impressive. "Marco had to complete this as a non-academic project for his International Baccalaureate, and inspiration came from his grandfather, forced to make wooden wheels for his bike during the war due to rubber shortages." Well props to both you and your grandfather, I'm sure he's proud. Say, mind if I take it for a ride? I'm working on a stunt spectacular where I set a bike on fire and jump over cats in my driveway. No I can't use my own bike Marco, it won't burn right.

Hit the jump for several close-ups of the amazing wooden gears and chain.





High School Student Builds 100% Wooden Bike [gizmodo]

  • fran

    good not to live in Venezuela, here official uses some "interpretacion legal" seized and torch it so if you say something send you to prison, government like no other make something, mine home was raided 2 times, equipement confiscated, documents destroyed and a friend killed and his head was send to me as warning

  • Video of it riding, pleeeeaaaase!

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