Introduction: Wood Mudguard
Follow those step to make your own wood mudguards.
Step 1: Needed Tools and Supplies
- Wood veneer of 1.6 mm thick
- Slow-setting wood glue
- Aluminium rod (10 mm x 100 mm)
- Some screws and bolts
- Some wood board to make the matrix
- Wood varnish
Step 2: Make the Matrix
Make the matrix by assembling wood board together.
Draw a line corresponding to the radius of you bike wheel
Cut the assembled board with a jigsaw following the radius.
Step 3: Glue Veneer and Put It in the Matrix
Mudguards are made with 3 ply of 1.6mm thick.
Cut 3 ply of 40mm width by 100mm long for one mudguard multiply by 2 for two mudguard
Apply wood glue 2 ply and stack it on the matrix
Put the second side of the matrix and clamp it with clamps.
Wait until the glue is dry
Step 4: Cut and Sand Mudguard to Fit on Your Bike
Cut sides of the mudguard to fit on you bike
Step 5: Fabricate Fixation
Use aluminium rod to make mudguard fixations
Step 6: Adjust Fixation on Your Bike
Adjust fixation on you bike.
Drill hole in mudguard
Step 7: Varnish Mudguard to Make It Water Proof
Varnish both side of mudguard to make it water proof.
Step 8: Final Assembly
Assembly mudguard on you bike