Instructables: exploring - outside - skateboarding - skateboard - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:36:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard-1/
DIY Electric Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:02:02 PDT
DIY Electric Longboard for $300 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Longboard/
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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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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 21:54:35 PDT
Vintage Inspired Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Skateboard/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
Rideable 'Skid'board http://www.instructables.com/id/Rideable-Skidboard/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/TJH8/HVL8E3EN/FGBTJH8HVL8E3EN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/TJH8/HVL8E3EN/FGBTJH8HVL8E3EN.SQUARE.jpg http://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 Ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Ramp/
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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/
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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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:53:38 PST
Aluminum longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-longboard/
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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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This video shows you how to laminate and bend the 1/16" veneers needed to make a custom skateboard using Roarockit's Thin Air Press vacuum bag technology. 
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 12:24:23 PDT
How to Fix a Warped Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Warped-Skateboard/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 09:59:18 PDT
Chalkboard Skateboard: A new board every day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Skateboard-A-new-board-every-day/
Chalkboard Skateboard: A new board every day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ODP5/HHS9S9OE/FM1ODP5HHS9S9OE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ODP5/HHS9S9OE/FM1ODP5HHS9S9OE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ODP5/HHS9S9OE/FM1ODP5HHS9S9OE.SMALL.jpg TheShrubPatrol Hello! In this instructable I'll be sharing a method I created in order to produce a sleek platform-looking skateboard that serves not only to take me around, but also to display different messages and drawings beneath my feet that I can change whenever I want without worrying about them getting wip...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:27:38 PDT
Working on my mini longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-on-my-mini-longboard/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:31:10 PDT
Make a liftable visor for a full-face MTB helmet (longboarding :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-liftable-visor-for-a-full-face-MTB-helmet-/
Make a liftable visor for a full-face MTB helmet (longboarding :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/DSXG/HFD17519/FOGDSXGHFD17519.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/DSXG/HFD17519/FOGDSXGHFD17519.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/DSXG/HFD17519/FOGDSXGHFD17519.SMALL.jpg caronte23 This instructable will cover how to shape cut and bend a polycarbonate sheet into a visor for your helmet. WARNING: Doing this unproprely might lead to toxic fumes inhalation, so be safe and do this at your own risk. Things you need: -1mm sheet of polycarbonate (enough to make a few tries) -A3 siz...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 05:22:26 PDT
LED Longboard Under-glow http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Longboard-Under-glow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/ALI8/H2MYK8YI/FXGALI8H2MYK8YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/ALI8/H2MYK8YI/FXGALI8H2MYK8YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/ALI8/H2MYK8YI/FXGALI8H2MYK8YI.SMALL.jpg jnajmy Hey guys! So about a year ago I made my first Instructables on a new idea i came up with. It was a skateboard with under-glow. After a lot of positive feed back from the Instructables community, friend, and family, I decided i wanted to start making longboards and skateboards with LED lights on the ...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 23:28:30 PST
How to Assemble a Skateboard Effectively and Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-a-Skateboard-Effectively-and-Effic/
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 20:06:42 PST
Skateboarding http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboarding-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C4WA/GJQEBJ9E/FQ6C4WAGJQEBJ9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C4WA/GJQEBJ9E/FQ6C4WAGJQEBJ9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C4WA/GJQEBJ9E/FQ6C4WAGJQEBJ9E.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo If you've ever wanted to land a 720 like Tony Hawk or Varial heelflip like Rodney Mullen, then this is the book to get you started. "Skateboarding" is a collection of awesome tricks to get you on the path. From basic ollies and heelflips, to DIY ramps and riser lights, you're ready to shred. All pro...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:57:14 PST
Rock Solid Skateboard Hanger from PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Solid-Skateboard-Hanger-from-PVC-Pipe/
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 19:47:58 PST
How to make a Longboard (Revised and updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Longboard/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2009 09:13:44 PST
how to make a skateboard for under 10 bucks! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-skateboard-for-under-10-bucks/
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 12:54:48 PST
Applying Vinyl to Curved Surfaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Applying-Vinyl-to-Curved-Surfaces/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:19:05 PDT
Hawaiian Print Skateboard Graphics http://www.instructables.com/id/Hawaiian-Print-Skateboard-Graphics/
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:51:53 PDT
Longboard Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/SFYR/H8CVFPGG/F6GSFYRH8CVFPGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/SFYR/H8CVFPGG/F6GSFYRH8CVFPGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/SFYR/H8CVFPGG/F6GSFYRH8CVFPGG.SMALL.jpg firebird11692 I recently decided I wanted a different design on my Atom longboard. I sanded the deck down, spray painted it white, and now I'm currently covering the board in sharpie. I'll continue to upload pictures as I make progress.
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:40:25 PDT
Boneless 2: Off a Wall (Boneless to Wall Plant) http://www.instructables.com/id/Boneless-2-Off-a-Wall/
Boneless 2: Off a Wall (Boneless to Wall Plant) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/P5OR/H672SSTN/FGJP5ORH672SSTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/P5OR/H672SSTN/FGJP5ORH672SSTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/P5OR/H672SSTN/FGJP5ORH672SSTN.SMALL.jpg NuttinNate Prerequisites: You have to know how to boneless Items needed: Skateboard Wall Ride The first step is to ride up to your target, which, in this case, is the wall. You can go any speed that you are comfortable with. I usually go a medium speed, but for this Instructable, I went kin...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:48:10 PDT
How to Make a Beach Cruiser Board (With Step-by-Step Theme Music) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Beach-Cruiser-Board-With-Step-by-St/
How to Make a Beach Cruiser Board (With Step-by-Step Theme Music) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/LW84/H4VQDBB8/FTALW84H4VQDBB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/LW84/H4VQDBB8/FTALW84H4VQDBB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/LW84/H4VQDBB8/FTALW84H4VQDBB8.SMALL.jpg TheShrubPatrol Awwwwwwww Yeaaaaaaaaa. B) ~na na na na theme music na na na na~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvqA7XJ7GpI You made a good choice clicking on this link my friend! Here we're gonna show you how to make your own beach cruiser board on a relatively low budget :) Now when I say relatively I mean RELA...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 19:32:56 PDT
How to make a kicker ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-kicker-ramp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/7MKC/H337K80X/FXH7MKCH337K80X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/7MKC/H337K80X/FXH7MKCH337K80X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/7MKC/H337K80X/FXH7MKCH337K80X.SMALL.jpg flattrackracer Supplies: 1- sheet of 3/8" plywood 1- sheet of 1/4" masonite 2- 8'x2"x4" ( you will have extras) box of deck screws tools for cutting the wood 1) first cut out the radius for the ramp to make the frame (I traced the radius of a black plastic 10-80 brand ramp) 2) make the frame by attaching the two...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:08:23 PDT
Skateboard under-glow http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-under-glow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/XUZX/H2MYM2HU/F9OXUZXH2MYM2HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/XUZX/H2MYM2HU/F9OXUZXH2MYM2HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/XUZX/H2MYM2HU/F9OXUZXH2MYM2HU.SMALL.jpg jnajmy I made this a couple weeks ago, the idea came to me after i was hit by a truck and broke my both my top and bottom jaws, my eye socket, both my cheek bones (i have metal plates now), my nose was broken and i broke my collar bone. I was in acoma for a week and had 5 surgeries since. This happened to ...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 23:13:36 PDT
Laser Cut/Engraved Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Skateboard-Rack-Cut-Engraved-by-a-Laser-C/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/ED9Z/H1LWPVFP/F7JED9ZH1LWPVFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/ED9Z/H1LWPVFP/F7JED9ZH1LWPVFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/ED9Z/H1LWPVFP/F7JED9ZH1LWPVFP.SMALL.jpg thegreenassassin Cut 100% by laser, I decided to make a skateboard rack with and engrave lyrics from an album from my favorite band. The engravings on the sides are lyrics to an album by the band “Brand New” entitled “Your Favorite Weapon”. I designed this skateboard rack for my Digital Fabrication class at the Uni...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 02:07:43 PDT
Taking a $20 Longboard and Making it Worth $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-a-20-Longboard-and-Making-it-Worth-100/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 22:27:36 PDT
How To Ollie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ollie-3/
How To Ollie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/GLDL/GJPJE6ML/FPUGLDLGJPJE6ML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/GLDL/GJPJE6ML/FPUGLDLGJPJE6ML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/GLDL/GJPJE6ML/FPUGLDLGJPJE6ML.SMALL.jpg olson3 Necessary Materials: -Skateboard -Comfortable Shoes (not sandels) -Large flat/smooth surface   Find a Skateboard! You will want to find a skateboard that is in somewhat good condition for a more enjoyable ride and smooth transition into your ollie. Find a flat/smooth surface to skate on! For s...
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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 15:28:33 PST
Make your own skate helmet decals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-skate-helmet-decals/
Make your own skate helmet decals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/GTYX/GYC4O1CX/FAXGTYXGYC4O1CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/GTYX/GYC4O1CX/FAXGTYXGYC4O1CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/GTYX/GYC4O1CX/FAXGTYXGYC4O1CX.SMALL.jpg sglider12 I love my helmet but the plain black it came in is just boring to me. I decided to fix that problem by making my own decals on the cheap. This is a super easy process and, if you don't mind the tape outline, it looks great. I personally like the tape. I think it adds in a great texture to it. BTW,...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 10:41:31 PST
Popsicle Stick Longboard Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Longboard-Deck/
Popsicle Stick Longboard Deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/O940/GTUG0XCZ/FCJO940GTUG0XCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/O940/GTUG0XCZ/FCJO940GTUG0XCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/O940/GTUG0XCZ/FCJO940GTUG0XCZ.SMALL.jpg nsnip I have wanted to make a longboard deck for some time, however I was having trouble finding cheap veneers. I started thinking about using popsicle sticks to construct my own veneers instead. Popsicle sticks are made from baltic birch, which is used to make wooden aircraft so I thought It might work f...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 22:59:59 PDT
Altoids Tin Longboard Slide Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Longboard-Slide-Gloves/
Altoids Tin Longboard Slide Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/VRKU/GTKH9VVK/FLSVRKUGTKH9VVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/VRKU/GTKH9VVK/FLSVRKUGTKH9VVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/VRKU/GTKH9VVK/FLSVRKUGTKH9VVK.SMALL.jpg somewhatgoodish This Instructable will show you how to make a pair of longboard slide gloves. Your sliding surface will be the lid of the tin. Slide gloves are used in longboarding and skateboarding for powersliding tricks. Slide gloves allow the rider to place his or her hands on the ground during a trick for add...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:46:38 PDT
How To Skateboard: The Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Skateboard%3a-The-Basics/
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Mon, 14 May 2007 22:24:13 PDT
How to ollie on a skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-ollie-on-a-skateboard/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 20:18:05 PDT
How to Heelflip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Heelflip/
How to Heelflip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ASVD/G8LWOJC2/FHJASVDG8LWOJC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ASVD/G8LWOJC2/FHJASVDG8LWOJC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ASVD/G8LWOJC2/FHJASVDG8LWOJC2.SMALL.jpg NuttinNate For those of you guys who have tried landing a heelflip or don't know how to do them, here is an easy guide on how to heelflip. Get in Ollie position The first step is to get in an Ollie position. But instead, you need to have your front foot's toes hanging off the edge. Have them pointed forward...
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Sat, 1 May 2010 09:31:18 PDT
How to Make a Skateboard Sail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Skateboard-Sail/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:28:30 PDT
Cardboard Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Skateboard/
Cardboard Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/Q5D4/FYTCPNY2/FAKQ5D4FYTCPNY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/Q5D4/FYTCPNY2/FAKQ5D4FYTCPNY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/Q5D4/FYTCPNY2/FAKQ5D4FYTCPNY2.SMALL.jpg JoeMurphy Check out how to make a skateboard deck out of Cardboard Materials and Tools Materials:1 - 4oz bottle of Gorilla Glue Lots of Cardboard - Look for large unbent pieces Plexiglas - Home depot or Lowes Skateboard trucks, wheels and hardwear1 - 4oz bottle of Gorilla Glue Tool:Jig SawWood ClampsSander...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:39:38 PDT
Use a Vacuum cleaner to build your own Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Vacuum-cleaner-to-build-your-own-Skateboard/
Use a Vacuum cleaner to build your own Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/B73M/F3HY3RUY/FO8B73MF3HY3RUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/B73M/F3HY3RUY/FO8B73MF3HY3RUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/B73M/F3HY3RUY/FO8B73MF3HY3RUY.SMALL.jpg gregorylavoie This Instructable is a step by step description of the process of building a skateboard deck, which includes: making a bending mold, building a bag press, and squishing /cutting plywood into the shape of a skateboard. These instructions are for a specific board but are intended to be easily modifie...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2007 04:53:29 PDT
Laterally Slide-able Board (freeboard for the rest of us) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laterally-Slide-able-Board-freeboard-for-the-rest/
Laterally Slide-able Board (freeboard for the rest of us) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/47LK/GN2XLUO4/FDU47LKGN2XLUO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/47LK/GN2XLUO4/FDU47LKGN2XLUO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/47LK/GN2XLUO4/FDU47LKGN2XLUO4.SMALL.jpg jfaneumann The Freeboard is a great project for those who love snowboarding and want to do it all year round, or those who want to have a new boarding experience. This Instructable covers the concept of the laterally sliding board, to be edited to fit your personal needs.  Please note: Freebord  is a brand o...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 09:31:57 PDT
Composite sandwich skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Composite-sandwich-skateboard/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2007 04:26:55 PDT
FISHSTICK (Ripstik / Waveboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishstick-alternative-Ripstik-Waveboard/
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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 00:45:57 PST
Ripstick Under-body Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribstick-Under-body-Kit/
Ripstick Under-body Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/YX1Y/GFRWP9YD/F94YX1YGFRWP9YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/YX1Y/GFRWP9YD/F94YX1YGFRWP9YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/YX1Y/GFRWP9YD/F94YX1YGFRWP9YD.SMALL.jpg metsfan1938 Like to ride at night?  Here is how to make an under body kit for a Ripstick skateboard.  An under-body kit is a set of lights or light (typically LEDs or neon bulbs) mounted under a car or truck.  Under body kits can flash, fade, and flash in sync to music using a microphone.  We will be making the...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 14:16:26 PDT