Introduction: A Parquet Longboard
Hi everyone !
I broke my last skateboard last week, so I asked myself why not doing it by myself, my only problem is that my home is located in a lost countryside... A simple check to see what i've in my garage and let's go !!!
Step 1: Step 1 : Prepare Your Longboard Parquet Bones
First, ask your parents if you're allowed to take the old parquet... Mine didn't remark it, But I'm not responsible of your acts :P
The second step is to hang the boards together, after cutting them to the right length, use the groove and screws to fix them
Step 2: Step 2: Draw Your Shape
On a carton, draw the half shape you want, If you feel as a lack of imagination, just take a look on ArborCollective longboards ;)
You must take your time on this step, and redraw it 2, 5 or 99999 times if you need it !
You you're satisfied, just put it on your parquet and draw the shape twice with a felt pen
Step 3: Step 3: Cut It !
Use a jig saw to cut it, take your time and everything will be fine :P
If you have, take a tool to plane the sides, then sand it down to prepare the board to painting
Step 4: Step 4: Paint It !
On this step, the only limit is your imagination, just type "longboard" on google image to have exemples, or just take your spray paints and make a mess. Most of the time, a single layer is reasonable
Step 5: Step 5: Fix Your Trucks and Wheels
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