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James Hobson (also called Tony Stark of Kitchener, Ontario), is known as The Hacksmith on YouTube. James a backyard engineer who lives in Kitchener, Ontario.

Background Info

The Hacksmith has gained much of its glory from his Exoskeleton builds. After building his Elysium Suit he has quit his job in order to work on building the new Exo-Suit full time. James has gained his attention from the many news stations and has even a German interviewer come to visit him.

Current Projects

  • Call of Duty Inspired Exo-Suit
  • Make It Real
  • Flying Like Iron Man

Past projects

  • Elysium Exo-Suit
  • Will It Laser


  • He has built an exo-suit that held 3,500lbs (A BTTF Delorean)
  • James was one of the main exhibits in the 2016 GTA Expo
  • Over 7 interviews have occurred from his Exo-suit
  • He appeared in TEDx
  • He made a 3D-Printed Roman Candle Minigun
  • He has built many gadgets from video games and movies such as:
  • Wolverine Claws (Then made an electrified version)
  • Incendiary Arrows
  • Sonic Screwdriver
  • Exoskeleton
  • Batman Signal
  • Batman Grappling Hook
  • Batman Batarangs
  • Captain America's Shield
  • Psylocke's Psionic Sword
  • Reinardt's Rocket Hammer
  • Kingsman Umbrella Gun
  • Zary's Particle Cannon
  • Torbjoorn's Turret
  • Plasma Rifle