This instructable is for an idea that I saw on a longboarding forum. The idea is that you can grow grass on the deck of a skateboard providing a soft surface that consumes CO2 and puts out fresh, clean Oxygen! Thats right, it is the ultimate hipster ecofreak treehugger accessory!

To start out, you need a skateboard to be your ginneapig. It can be a normal skateboard, or a longboard.

Step 1: Building the "planter"

In order to contain the dirt on top of the deck, we need a short wall around the edge of the deck to make a bowl. I chose to make it out of strips of cardboard because it is soft to your feet, and widely available as a post consumer material. Make strips about a quarter of an inch thicker than the width of the deck and attach it to the sides of the board. To do this, I used a mixture of roofing nails, and blue painters tape. It may be a better idea to just use duct tape due to the fact that roofing nails split the wood pretty badly. This is not too much of a problem since I am a pretty small person, but it may mean bad news for you, fatty.
oh.. lol.. also this will ultimately rot the board.
How do you get the board to stay turned for the picture?
What is the point of this? A rideable planter?

About This Instructable




Bio: There once was a time when men were men. They possessed the skills necessary to make things, but alas, the spirit of what it truly ... More »
More by ArborPress:To Build A Shuttlecraft Rolling Backpack To Stackable Storage Dolly Indestructable Tool Crank Handle Made From a Bicycle Crank Arm! 
Add instructable to: