Instructables: exploring - outside - skateboarding - skateboarding Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:44:20 PST BLOX v1.01 Make your own longboard
Make your own longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> martijno_0 In this instructable I will show you how I made my longboard, I hope you like it as much as I do!warning: always be safe around tools, and ride safe afterwards. Materials To make your longboard you will need a couple materials. they are very easy to find, so this won't be a problem!you're going t...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:47:19 PST
DIY Electric Skateboard
DIY Electric Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Longboard: A Hot Ride for $80 or Less
Longboard: A Hot Ride for $80 or Less - More DIY How To Projects]]> CheckYourGages Longboarding: 1. a sport very near to skate boarding, but involves you screaming down hills at any speed up to around 45mph2. A coasting vehicle, relatively close to a skateboard, but twice the size. Maneuvered with your body movements according to the direction in which you want to go.(via urbandic...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:36:53 PDT
How To Ollie
How To Ollie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zergzerg11 One of the first tricks to learn when skateboarding is a Ollie. A Ollie is a trick in which the skateboarder jumps in the air with the skateboard stick to the feet.And if your new to skateboarding then you might want to where some padding.and don't practice on grass because it's to tall and bushy fo...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:45:02 PDT
Land Paddle
Land Paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> travderose At the beach I had seen people on long boards pushing themselves around with these big sticks. They looked pretty fun so I was interested in getting one. But after learning the price on these was $100 and up I decided to make one myself. The end product works great and I think it looks pretty cool...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 14:33:58 PDT
Rideable 'Skid'board
Rideable 'Skid'board - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 13:40:29 PDT
Taking Apart Bearings
Taking Apart Bearings - More DIY How To Projects]]> dsnow9 In this instructable I will show you how to take apart, clean and then put back together bearings from a skateboard or scooter. Items You will need: • clean kitchen towel• a set of bearings (used don't try this on a fresh set bearings)• a lubricant • some WD40 (prevent rusting) or any similar spr...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 02:47:00 PDT
How To: Ollie
How To: Ollie - More DIY How To Projects]]> gdarreseigor By the end of this intractable, you will be able to execute an Ollie – or at least have a better grasp of the concept. The Ollie is the most fundamental tricks in the skateboarding world. It serves as the basis to just about every trick. What You’ll Need: A Skateboard  Skate Shoes Helmet Stan...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 07:56:14 PST
Scooter Boarding b1tbang3r One night, my little brother and I were bored: the usual. We started rummaging around in our rooms for stuff to tear apart. Lo and behold, we found a scooter board. I immediately went to the garage to get a pair of snowboard bindings, a hand full of self-tapping screws, some rope, a chunk of 3/4" pv...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 11:12:11 PST
LED light strip Long Board
LED light strip Long Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino Not only does having your Long Board light up at night look cool, it is also good for safety to be able to be seen from a distance. This project is pretty easy to make. I used the LED strip stuff that i ordered online off ebay. Theres all different colors. The LED strip is sticky on the back that st...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:50:06 PST
Finish A Custom Skateboard - VIDEO Rockitalk This video shows you what to do after you have pressed a custom skateboard blank to finish the board. Topics covered in the video include - laying out your design, cutting out your final shape, sanding and finishing your custom deck. 
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:22:32 PDT
Layout, Cut and Finish a Skateboard
Layout, Cut and Finish a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rockitalk In this tutorial we will show you the steps to completing your custom made skateboard deck after it has dried for at least 8 hours in the Thin Air Press vacuum bag.  Letting your board dry for the full 8 hours is very important to help ensure that the veneers keep their shape after being taken out ...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 07:45:54 PDT
Cheap and Easy Longboarding Slide Gloves (with wrist guard)
Cheap and Easy Longboarding Slide Gloves (with wrist guard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marek Moffett Hello, this instructable will show you how to make cheap and easy long boarding/skateboarding slide gloves; with the option of wrist guards. I tried to make them as quick as possible which you can see in the pictures, but it's really simple and you can take the project to any level of detail/craftsm...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 11:14:49 PDT
Make a liftable visor for a full-face MTB helmet (longboarding :)
Make a liftable visor for a full-face MTB helmet (longboarding :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Laser Cut/Engraved Skateboard Rack 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
Color-Changing LED Skateboard Lights Elemental LED Color Changing LED Lights allowed our own Dan Kidd to vamp his own skateboard for the December Employee DIY project. Kidd installed 3 feet of battery-powered, waterproof, color changing LED lights on his skateboard in just a couple of hours. A compact, lightweight battery powers these high-density R...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:55:24 PDT
How to do a Ollie on a Skateboard
How to do a Ollie on a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> VArea52 The things you will need to do this beginner trick successfully are 1. Skating Shoes ( I use Vanz) 2. Skateboard 3. Flat / Smooth Surface You will need to stand on the board with one foot on the tail (back end of skateboard) and your right foot in the middle or behind the front screws of the bo...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2012 21:30:07 PST
Popsicle Stick Longboard Deck
Popsicle Stick Longboard Deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Altoids Tin Longboard Slide Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 repair a shoe from abraision
how to repair a shoe from abraision - More DIY How To Projects]]> a918bmxr I have been doing this for a while but it just occurred to me that  other people might have a use for this. my shoes wear down a lot from skating and this is how I fix that problem. gather your materials you will need : glue stick(s) depending on how much glue is needed a lighter some tea lights...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 13:07:36 PDT
Ghetto Camera Smoother/Handle
Ghetto Camera Smoother/Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> samfraley Here's the $10 camera handle I use for skateboarding. What you need: -2 L-Shaped Brackets/Corner braces -1 Bolt with a 1/4'' thread (depends on you camera's tripod mount) -1 Random sized bolt & 2 nuts -Duck tape (optional, but recommended) -Camera Putting it together Line the 2 brackets up in a ...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 20:50:30 PDT
Build it. Hack it. Skate it! zazenergy Welcome to the Instructables eBook, Build it. Hack it. Skate it!  Skateboarding is, and has always been, DIY to the core.  Every serious skater has built their own boards, and there's no better ramp or grind rail than the ones you make yourself. Whether you're new to skateboarding or have been skat...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 15:15:50 PDT
quick 'n' dirty longboard press
quick 'n' dirty longboard press - More DIY How To Projects]]> g-tech longboarding is an easy fun sport to pick up. With less complexity then normal skateboarding, longboarding can be quite fun. A problem arises though due to the cost of equipment. If you want a nice board your gonna have to shell out quite a bit of cash. But why buy one when you can easily build one ...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 13:01:31 PDT
how to lube your bearings and put risers on a skateboard!!!
how to lube your bearings and put risers on a skateboard!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> rockadio101 lets do this introduction first we need to know what the keck are risers?!?well thay'r bendy plastic that go on the bottem of your board to give it more pop and to absorb shock.and we are going to learn how to put them in and how to lube up byour bearings!!! first we will need the following:...
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Thu, 5 May 2011 13:19:04 PDT
Skateboarding 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
How to Ollie
How to Ollie - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesume An ollie is one of the most basic moves. it is when you jump up in the air and get all four wheels in the air. Position Front foot inbetween the two sets of nails. Back foot on the tail. Lean and Jump put your weight on your back foot. Jump up while pushing down on your back foot. Your front t...
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Fri, 3 Sep 2010 12:55:51 PDT
Easy and Light Skate Box Setup
Easy and Light Skate Box Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> nonoodlez Hello!This is a simple how-to for making a good quality skate box that can be portable. The decision to make your own box is really a natural one when all street spots are a bust and the parks are overcrowded. This particular box can also be made fairly cheaply especially if you have some plywood an...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 23:13:24 PDT
How to do an Ollie geekazoid How to do the skateboarding trick: an ollie, and ollie up a ledge. Attempt anything in this video at your OWN RISK. I am not responsible for your actions. Do not do where prohibited by law.Image source:
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 10:04:02 PDT
How to iceboard/ ice surf
How to iceboard/ ice surf - More DIY How To Projects]]> albf1 In this Instructable I will show you how to ice board(a cross between skateboarding and snow boarding) using only a skateboard. ice boarding is all most guaranteed to get you covered in snow, so wear appropriate stuff. Get a board! To iceboard you will first need a board, so get a skateboard,one ...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 11:35:41 PST
Skateboarding Gjdj3 Skateboarding is an great sport. It's not only a lot of fun, but it's also great exercise. Instructables has a bunch of awesome projects and how-to's about skateboarding. There are the basics, like learning to take a fall. There's also the more advanced, like building a motor powered board. No matte...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 17:34:26 PST
Griptape Design Cutouts
Griptape Design Cutouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> ERRRskate151 Hello All. I've been wanting to create a tutorial and Skateboard grip tape art for sometime now. Skateboarding is all about expression. What better way to express yourself than to throw some art on your deck? I'm here to teach you an effective way to create a nice two tone effect with a design of y...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:24:58 PDT
Treadmill Skateboarding
Treadmill Skateboarding - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rye2121 This is going to be entered into the Horny Toad Invent a Sport Contest. This instructable will teach you how to skateboard on a treadmill. I do not want to be HELD RESPONSIBLE for any accidents to people or property! Thank you to all the people at google who let me use these pics for my instructabl...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2008 07:25:31 PDT
How to Make a Skateboard Sail
How to Make a Skateboard Sail - More DIY How To Projects]]> Magnelectrostatic *The instructable by dguillot inspired me to do a little research and make my own sail* *I also copied the shape from some guy on youtube* *And when I can, I'll put up a video, the lack of wind is delaying that by just a bit* Parts -2 pieces of 4.5 foot long 1.5 in. PVC and a connector to join them ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:28:30 PDT
How to ollie on a skateboard
How to ollie on a skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ekaj If you don't know how to ollie on a skateboard then read this! Materials All you need is a skateboard and a helmet (optional) The stance Place your front foot in between the middle of your skateboard and the front trucks. Place your rear foot on the tail (back) of your board putting most of y...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 20:18:05 PDT
How to take a fall (Skateboarding)
How to take a fall (Skateboarding) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dj hentai This is an instructable on how to take a fall while skateboarding. In this example, Bruno will be showing you how to fall while grinding a ledge. Step 1 Bruno begins to crouch like normal to start his trick. Step 2 He ollies onto the ledge. Step 3 He begins to grind. Step 5 Halfway throu...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2008 15:16:34 PDT
Skaters Camera Handle
Skaters Camera Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Azn Hitman Here is a instructable on how to make your very own skaters handle. this camera handle is great for mounting your camera on and getting those awesome low to the ground shots.Here is TeacherOfTheWays skating, he is being filmed with the new camera handle! Gather Materials -hammer -Allen wrench -s...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2008 15:27:00 PST
Alternative attachment of skateboard trucks, boa technology
Alternative attachment of skateboard trucks, boa technology - More DIY How To Projects]]> jerbearisapimp9 This is my first instructable, so it probably won't be so great. And my drawing skills are not good, but here it goes. For this project i wanted to be able to have a skateboard that i could fold up into a suitcase or some small case, store in my backpack after skating to class, then whip it out afte...
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Sat, 9 Dec 2006 02:08:12 PST