Instructables: exploring - outside - longboard - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:52:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Land Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Land-Paddle/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 14:33:58 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
Drop Through Truck Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Through-Truck-Holes/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:25:01 PST
Star Wars Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Longboard/
Star Wars Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/9CTN/HTVICY2Q/FMA9CTNHTVICY2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/9CTN/HTVICY2Q/FMA9CTNHTVICY2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/9CTN/HTVICY2Q/FMA9CTNHTVICY2Q.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Cut Your Blanks I used 4mm ply and cut 4 blanks to approx 255x1000mm. Get Laminating I used regular PVA glue and sandwiched my 4mm ply layers together. Get Clamping I wanted to try and create a drop board to give me a lower centre of gravity. I didn't have a fancy bag press but do have a l...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:22:29 PDT
Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:23:16 PST
Comprehensive Longboard Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Longboard-Guide/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:53:38 PST
Homemade Wakeskate http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wakeskate/
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By: Rockitalk

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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:16:03 PDT
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
How to Shape a Foam Mold for Building Skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Shape-a-Foam-Mold-for-Building-Skateboards/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 10:35:58 PDT
How To Make a "Bulletproof" Polycarbonate Longboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Bulletproof-Polycarbonate-Longboar/
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Fri, 31 May 2013 10:36:08 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
DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 08:10:51 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
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
Longboard/skateboard wheels cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboardskateboard-wheels-cover/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 21:35:20 PDT
How to build your own long board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-long-board/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 14:04:44 PDT
Longboarding Water-Tread Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboarding-Water-Tread-Wheels/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:31:19 PST
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
mountainboard/flyboard trucks http://www.instructables.com/id/mountainboardflyboard-trucks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/B31Y/H0OJ65MB/FJUB31YH0OJ65MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/B31Y/H0OJ65MB/FJUB31YH0OJ65MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/B31Y/H0OJ65MB/FJUB31YH0OJ65MB.SMALL.jpg Dave A (This instructable isn't completely how I would like it to be but due to a shortage of time and me wanting this one ready for the Extreme contest in time I settle with it for now) I've made these mountainboard-trucks quite a while a go but didn't document the process, however I think that, being q...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 13:28:48 PDT
How to Build a Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Your-Own-Custom-Longboard/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 04:34:23 PST
Popsicle Stick Longboard Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Longboard-Deck/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 22:59:59 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
Electric Longboard Build & Clever CIM Motor Drivetrain http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Longboard-Build-Clever-CIM-Motor-Drivet/
Electric Longboard Build & Clever CIM Motor Drivetrain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/L3I8/GD2J2GAQ/FLFL3I8GD2J2GAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/L3I8/GD2J2GAQ/FLFL3I8GD2J2GAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/L3I8/GD2J2GAQ/FLFL3I8GD2J2GAQ.SMALL.jpg all1by This Instructable documents the improving of a Proline 600 Altered Electric Longboard. It also serves as a useful resource for anyone attempting their own electric skateboard/longboard build. It ALSO serves as documentation for a mini-build: a new drive-train for the ever-so-popular CIM motors, whic...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 13:17:50 PDT