Introduction: Making a Wooden Cruiser Board With Ice Cream Deck Art
Building a skateboard isn't really that hard. In general, a skateboard
consists of three parts: the deck, the trucks and the wheels. In the video shown here, I will show you how to make the deck for a cruiser board (with no kicktail). These boards are generally used to travel small distances from point A to B.
here is the link to my video:https://youtu.be/M0b1jqCn0iw
Step 1: The Parts
I got the trucks and wheels from an old skateboard, but I will probably replace them if I'm going to ride the board more often. For the deck I used some plywood with an oak veneer.
Step 2: The Build
The build is very straight-forward. You just measure, saw and sand like
any other woodworking project. Watch the video to see the steps in detail.
Step 3: Deck Art
The creative part begins when making the deck art. You can see the
skateboard as a piece of canvas and you can paint whatever you like. I went for this ice cream design, because it works well with the shape of my board.
Step 4: Griptape
After painting, you need to add the griptape. I cut out a rectangle in
the tape and put it on my board. I painted the exposed wood green and also added my initials.
Step 5: Asembly
The only thing left to do was to add the trucks and wheels and my custom Ice Cream Cruiser Board was finished. Now go ahead and make your own!
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