Introduction: Home Built Skate Board

maple short board with mahogany inlays and kick tail

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kbrokus made it! (author)2013-10-16

How did you inlay it

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masterochicken made it! (author)2008-05-22

That's a vicious board. I miss my longboard.

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Zaphod Beeblebrox made it! (author)Zaphod Beeblebrox2010-02-03

what happened to it?

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masterochicken made it! (author)masterochicken2010-02-03

Snapped.

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Zaphod Beeblebrox made it! (author)Zaphod Beeblebrox2010-02-03

what board was it?

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masterochicken made it! (author)masterochicken2010-02-03

A sire longboard

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Zaphod Beeblebrox made it! (author)Zaphod Beeblebrox2010-02-04

hmmmm i have never heard of them.......

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masterochicken made it! (author)masterochicken2010-02-04

Not the best out there.

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The nerdling made it! (author)The nerdling2011-05-11

make one

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andi456 made it! (author)2009-09-01

You can do that by using a wide ski and cutting it in the shape of a board and you dont need a press.

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Carm_mont made it! (author)2008-06-17

How did you press your board? Looks great! I am building longboards for my whole family and I would love to know how you did this one. Thanks

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Mike Whipple made it! (author)Mike Whipple2008-07-01

i didn't press it. it's solid 3/4" piece, i glued the kick tail on.

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Carm_mont made it! (author)Carm_mont2008-07-01

glued it on? Wow how did you manage that? Is it strong enough?

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Mike Whipple made it! (author)Mike Whipple2008-07-10

if you want to see some good ideas on a press check out http://users.pandora.be/Toothless/Toothless/pages/instructions/instructions_index.html
I used a similar technique to his "simple press". on some long boards i built.

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Mike Whipple made it! (author)Mike Whipple2008-07-10

it's strong. i just got my trucks for it and have been skating it for a few weeks now. i didn't glue it on end to end, i cut the end of the panel off and glued it flat on top. (carefully matched up the stripes) so that the last little bit was twice as thick. then i cut and sanded away every thing that didn't look like a kick tail. no bending involved.

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thedog458 made it! (author)2008-06-07

how did u get the kick on it?

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Mike Whipple made it! (author)Mike Whipple2008-07-01

i glued a piece flat on the top, and then beveled it with the table saw.

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ppatidar07 made it! (author)2008-06-16

it looks awesome but how did u make it

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CurtosNoirDesign made it! (author)2008-05-22

nice craftsman ship. have you tried it out yet? how does it ride?

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Mike Whipple made it! (author)Mike Whipple2008-05-22

I don't have any wheels for it yet, I can't wait to ride it!

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CurtosNoirDesign made it! (author)CurtosNoirDesign2008-05-22

oh bummer, well when you do it will be a sweet ride

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