2003 First-Prize Winners

Hideaway Tailgate with Slip Hinge
John H. McDonald III, Hanover, PA
Space-saving design allows a pickup truck’s tailgate to slide in under the truck bed after opening, making it easier to reach items in the bed.

Self-Stabilizing Table
Nicholas Oxley, New York, NY
This table is designed to automatically adjust to unpredictable floor conditions and rest in a perfectly stable state without wobbling.