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Quite a cool and easy make and fun to ride (short distances anyway). It is stable enough to ride on (look at the pics)

sorry for the quality of the pics

REMEMBER it doesnt have to be a skateboard

My first instructable ever and for the Office Supplies Challenge.
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Step 1: Parts and tools

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1) 2 pieces of cardboard (Shoulder-width long and foot-width wide for the skateboard, the same size as your footfor the rollerskates and however large you want the base to be for the cart. you might need more later
2) As many wheels as you have (or stolen from other people) from those (old or new) wheely office chairs(that spin). (I only had 3)

Pen (Measuring/Marking out)
Scissors/Knife (Stronger the better)
Tape (use the strongest you have/can find/can steal)

Step 2: Board

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Put the pieces of board together and tape together SECURELY.

Then pierce however many holes you need (1 per wheel used) through both pieces of cardboard.

Step 3: Attach wheels

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Push the screw of each wheel into each hole and tape in securely on bothe sides of the wheel. (mine in on the guard around the wheel)

Step 4: Be amazed

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It is actually pretty good.
Tape some more card to the board to make it strong enough to stand on,
add tape all over or add stickers or draw on it,
add some robitics and drive it,
the possibilities are endless.

Remember it doesn't have to be a skateboard.
plz vote for me
freeza363 years ago
I fail to see how this would work. Cardboard? Really?
benthekahn6 years ago
A long time ago I mounted 8 free spinning chair casters on a small piece of plywood. It was pretty deadly.
how small was this piece of plywood
 A little larger then the average skateboard.
19samman985 years ago
lol "my toe"
i did somethis slimar to this but with wood
Nucleus5 years ago
Oops..... Potential Faceplant
sandwich paint stirring sticks in between cardboard for the ultimate unbreakable un stoppable cardboard-skateboard
Rishnai7 years ago
Hey, good idea! I'm gonna have to try this next time I run across some random wheels. I have a question about how it rode: how was the turning? good/okay/don't point it at anything you don't want to hit?
Aar000n3y7 years ago
I would never get on it. Cardboard is not a good material to make a skateboard out of.
ti112 (author)  Aar000n3y7 years ago
Well i you cant get much stronger stuff in an office remember this is for the office supplies challenge
Aar000n3y ti1127 years ago
Of course you can. You take a hammer to a desk, rip off a piece of wood, you take some screws from it, and screw some wheels from a chair on to the bottom of the wood. And Bumpus, posterboard is even worse. Barely any stronger than printer paper.
i think what bumpus might mean is the poster board like that used in elementary school science fairs and such.
Still, barely any better.
ti112 (author)  Aar000n3y7 years ago
Look at the new pics now. Just one more piece of card board and I can skate on the board. Rollerskates made like this would be more stable even if you are not.
maybe not cardboard but poster board is good
Mad Hatter7 years ago
You sir deserve a round of applause. This made me laugh so hard. + for you!
zzpza7 years ago
good job, i never would have thought of even trying that!
Neodudeman7 years ago
lol, that's so silly. I wanna see a video.
ti112 (author)  Neodudeman7 years ago
Sorry, but ive taken it apart for another instructables. but the proof is in the pictures
Kira_Koenig7 years ago
Just duct tape a few more pieces of cardboard together, that should add some strength to it.
PetervG7 years ago
I've always wanted to make a hippe board. Just a board with wheels would be fun.
ti112 (author)  PetervG7 years ago
make it your own. that's wot i say
Ndawg7 years ago
I really like this idea. I think im going to try this sometime