Instructables: exploring - outside - skateboarding - skateboard - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:43:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Aluminium Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Skateboard/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:23:31 PDT
PVC Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Skateboard/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:38:19 PDT
Electric Longboard | 20mph | 10 miles http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Longboard-20mph-10-Miles/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 20:51:48 PDT
Portable Folding Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Folding-Longboard/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:07:30 PDT
Waterski Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterski-Longboard/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 13:37:00 PDT
DIY Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:37:08 PDT
Simple Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Skateboard-Rack/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 14:00:03 PDT
Skateboard Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Hook/
Skateboard Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/PXW9/IOH8NBAZ/FC1PXW9IOH8NBAZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/PXW9/IOH8NBAZ/FC1PXW9IOH8NBAZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/PXW9/IOH8NBAZ/FC1PXW9IOH8NBAZ.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I was out skateboarding early one morning with my dog when I came across a broken timber skate deck near the skate ramps.Picking it up I realised that it would make a great skateboard hook...someones loss could be reclaimed.Come with me and I will show you how to make your own skateboard hook... F...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 15:49:40 PDT
DIY Laser-Cut LED Pennyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Cut-LED-Pennyboard/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 07:26:00 PDT
Creating an LED Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-an-LED-Skateboard/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 09:42:47 PDT
Customize Your Skateboard Deck! http://www.instructables.com/id/Customize-Your-Skateboard-Deck/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:04:05 PDT
DIY Cruiser Board (no power tools needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cruiser-Board-no-Power-Tools-Needed/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:21:48 PDT
Ceramic Skateboard Bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Skateboard-Bearings/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 00:38:14 PST
The Tandem Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tandem-Skateboard/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 09:33:08 PST
4rest Sk8 http://www.instructables.com/id/4rest-Sk8/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 07:06:55 PST
Make a Skateboard from a 2x4- an Extremely Fun (and Slightly Sketchy) Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Skateboard-From-a-2x4-the-FunnestSketchiest/
Make a Skateboard from a 2x4- an Extremely Fun (and Slightly Sketchy) Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SMALL.jpg M3G Hey everyone! I'm sorry I haven't posted anything for a while. I just finished up my first term at university; it was pretty hectic! I've had this idea kicking around in the back of my mind for a while and I finally decided to make it. This board is really, really fun to ride; however, it's not the ...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:03:18 PST
Electric Skateboard v4.0: The Banana Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Skateboard-V40-the-Banana-Board/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:59:44 PST
Back to the Future: Vintage Skateboard Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Vintage-Skateboard-Restoration/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 12:39:32 PDT
The Budget DIY Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Longboard/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:02:20 PDT
Cheap DIY Skateboard Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Skateboard-Backpack/
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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:51:53 PDT
How to Make a Custom Printed Vinyl Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Printed-Vinyl-Skateboard/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:26:51 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
Magnetic Skateboard Wall Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Skateboard-Wall-Hanger/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:53:24 PDT
Custom Skateboard Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Skateboard-Deck/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:29:42 PDT
Longboard out of bamboo flooring planks http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-out-of-bamboo-flooring-planks/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:05:10 PDT
Make a Skateboard from a Snowboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Skateboard-from-a-Snowboard/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:29:11 PDT
Longboard Skateboard - With Trucks On Top!! And!! Bottom http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Skateboard-Double-Trucks/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
Laser Cut Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Longboard/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:07:49 PST
Ground Tracking LED Longboard Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Ground-Tracking-LED-Longboard-Mod/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 11:29:25 PDT
Skateboard Wax http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Wax-1/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 22:46:30 PST
Make your own longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-longboard/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:47:19 PST
Step by Step Custom Old Skool Skateboard (Kaena Kruiser) http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-Step-Custom-Old-Skool-Skateboard-Kaena-Kru/
Step by Step Custom Old Skool Skateboard (Kaena Kruiser) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/PLP9/I2D6NU6E/F0WPLP9I2D6NU6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/PLP9/I2D6NU6E/F0WPLP9I2D6NU6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/PLP9/I2D6NU6E/F0WPLP9I2D6NU6E.SMALL.jpg Spencerdcereal My Girl's birthday is coming up so I needed to find something special to try and top her present to me a few months ago. She’s shown interest in learning to skate so I decided to build a custom old school skateboard for her to ride or use as decoration. Design I wanted to create a board custom fi...
By: Spencerdcereal

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:17:36 PST
DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard-1/
DIY Electric Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SMALL.jpg PracticalProjects Hello, This is intended to be a quick guide on what you need to create a homemade electric skateboard on a relatively small budget that can rival a new consumer brand that costs in excess of £1200. The board I built can reach speeds of about 26mph and with regenerative breaking can run for about 10K...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 02:37:04 PDT
How to Cut Grip Tape Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Grip-Tape-Art/
How to Cut Grip Tape Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This Instructable is an extension of our 55" Longboard Dancer tutorial where we demonstrated the process involved with laminating a board longer than the standard 48" long skateboard veneers. In that tutorial you may have noticed that the top side of the deck had a unique grip tape pattern... well, ...
By: Rockitalk

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:31:43 PDT
55" Dancer Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/55-Dancer-Longboard/
55" Dancer Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk Many times over the years we have been asked how to make a longboard that is longer than the 48" veneers we sell at Roarockit. These decks are often referred to as 'dancers' because of the unique trick set their length allows the rider to do. Check out the infamous 'Whirling Dervish' video to get an...
By: Rockitalk

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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:31:30 PDT
Roller Derby #10 Look-a-Like Vintage Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Roller-Derby-10-Look-a-Like-Vintage-Skateboard/
Roller Derby #10 Look-a-Like Vintage Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SMALL.jpg travderose I love the look of old vintage skateboards and have always wanted one for myself. I particularly like the Roller Derby #10, the first skateboard ever to be sold. But these are hard to come by, expensive, and not really that rideable. So I figured why not recreate the Roller Derby #10 with modern ...
By: travderose

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:02:52 PDT
Make a Mini-cruiser board from an old Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mini-cruiser-board-from-an-old-Skateboard/
Make a Mini-cruiser board from an old Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SMALL.jpg The Engineer As Hero I've been longboarding on and off for years, and not too long ago it occurred to me that the reason i wasn't skating more was that my longboard was a bit of a big bulky pain in the arse to carry around if i skated down to go shopping in town, or went out to the pub on it. I considered buying a small...
By: The Engineer As Hero

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:02:02 PDT
DIY Electric Longboard for $300 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Longboard/
DIY Electric Longboard for $300 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ERFV/HZTT8TSJ/FHZERFVHZTT8TSJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ERFV/HZTT8TSJ/FHZERFVHZTT8TSJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ERFV/HZTT8TSJ/FHZERFVHZTT8TSJ.SMALL.jpg comsa42 An electric longboard is a great way to get around! It’s also easy to make, lightweight, and it can be charged relatively quickly (with the right charger).This longboard can get up to 32km/h using the motor before it gets wobbly and dangerous. The acceleration is also great, and the controller can b...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:06:43 PDT
Mountain/Long Board + New Grip on Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Board/
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By: LarryKing

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 21:54:35 PDT
Vintage Inspired Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Skateboard/
Vintage Inspired Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SMALL.jpg travderose To be fair, I largely got the idea for this skateboard from Rockitalk and his skid board. I really liked his idea so I took it and made it my own: slightly modifying it and putting my own spin on it. It's really fun to ride this thing around town, you get a lot of questions about it. I love it be...
By: travderose

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
Rideable 'Skid'board http://www.instructables.com/id/Rideable-Skidboard/
Rideable 'Skid'board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5WL4/HVXC4TNZ/FTD5WL4HVXC4TNZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5WL4/HVXC4TNZ/FTD5WL4HVXC4TNZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5WL4/HVXC4TNZ/FTD5WL4HVXC4TNZ.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk Combining our passion for creating one-of-a-kind skateboards, with the inspiration of all these amazing pallet related projects being posted to Instructables, we decided to try and build a unique skateboard to share with the community. We use skids to import/export goods all the time at the shop, bu...
By: Rockitalk

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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 13:40:29 PDT
Hellaflush Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Hellaflush-Skateboard/
Hellaflush Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/TJH8/HVL8E3EN/FGBTJH8HVL8E3EN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/TJH8/HVL8E3EN/FGBTJH8HVL8E3EN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/TJH8/HVL8E3EN/FGBTJH8HVL8E3EN.SMALL.jpg MarkYu This is no doubt the sickest project/thing I have ever made! This board is as low as a dime and looks awesome. Its idea was made to replicate the Hellaflush cars that were very, very low. If you have the tools to do this, it is definitely worth a try! I made this Instructable after I made my board s...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 21:22:06 PDT
Skateboard Stencil Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Stencil-Art/
Skateboard Stencil Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/3E40/HUTNMPKE/FRB3E40HUTNMPKE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/3E40/HUTNMPKE/FRB3E40HUTNMPKE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/3E40/HUTNMPKE/FRB3E40HUTNMPKE.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk In this Instructable, we will cover one of the methods used by artists for creating stencil art on skateboards. This process can be used on many different canvases, but as always our focus is on skateboard applications.  Tools & Materials Skateboard (or any canvas) Masking Tape Pencil, Pen or Mark...
By: Rockitalk

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Mon, 5 May 2014 09:02:15 PDT
Skateboard Ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Ramp/
Skateboard Ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/LJ70/HUU1B7QD/FU2LJ70HUU1B7QD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/LJ70/HUU1B7QD/FU2LJ70HUU1B7QD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/LJ70/HUU1B7QD/FU2LJ70HUU1B7QD.SMALL.jpg jkdabrown How to make a simple skateboard ramp. Materials And Equipment What you need: 48"x48"x1" piece of wood for rampTwo 32"x3"x1" piece of wood for supportsTape measureJigsaw cutterHammerNailsSawPen Measure and draw cutting lines Measure along the 2 opposite sides 16" and draw a line connecting the ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 12:59:03 PDT
Drop Through Truck Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Through-Truck-Holes/
Drop Through Truck Holes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/PTMM/HRGP6Y74/F1DPTMMHRGP6Y74.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/PTMM/HRGP6Y74/F1DPTMMHRGP6Y74.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/PTMM/HRGP6Y74/F1DPTMMHRGP6Y74.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk For this Instructable we are going to look at a few ways to cutout your own Drop Through truck holes using a router template.  **Drop Through Truck Hole Template You can find paper templates online that can be used to make your own router template. You want the template to be thick enough (at leas...
By: Rockitalk

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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:25:01 PST
How To Put Together a Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-Together-a-Skateboard-1/
How To Put Together a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/SKHU/HT0U4416/FV0SKHUHT0U4416.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/SKHU/HT0U4416/FV0SKHUHT0U4416.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/SKHU/HT0U4416/FV0SKHUHT0U4416.SMALL.jpg cninow31 The following instructions and information will help you properly put together a skateboard. Whether you are putting together your first board, looking for suggestions or a refresher, you will find that these instructions will help accomplish the task.  Skateboard Parts You will first have to pic...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:38:11 PDT
The Paper Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Paper-Skateboard/
The Paper Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SMALL.jpg drac5290 This semester I am on exchange to Pitzer college in California, and the first thing that struck me about this place is how many people use skateboards (or something similar). I would say 1 in 3 people is rolling to class rather than walking. Seeing so many people skating around inspired me to bu...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:22:22 PDT
Comprehensive Longboard Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Longboard-Guide/
Comprehensive Longboard Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SMALL.jpg jlongmuir Hello my name is Jordan from Sydney, Australia. I'm a keen woodworker and love longboarding so it was natural I make one. I spent many weeks researching, learning about designs, board structure, everything that could affect the board's final result. In this guide I will attempt to cover all the deta...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:53:38 PST
Aluminum longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-longboard/
Aluminum longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/1SSW/HKVKP8F4/FZ01SSWHKVKP8F4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/1SSW/HKVKP8F4/FZ01SSWHKVKP8F4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/1SSW/HKVKP8F4/FZ01SSWHKVKP8F4.SMALL.jpg simonvp Most longboards are made of wood. I wanted something unique so I made mine of aluminum. The aluminum deck is flexible but strong. The entire longboard weighs only 4 kg and is therefore very light! If you like this design please vote for me in the 'I could make that contest' :) The idea for the alu...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:25:10 PDT
Pressing a Custom Skateboard - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Skateboard/
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By: Rockitalk

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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 12:24:23 PDT