Instructables: exploring - outside - skateboard - longboard http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:54:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:37:08 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
Longboard project http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Project-1/
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By: Howterson

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 02:54:28 PDT
Custom Longboard Pivot Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Longboard-Pivot-Cup/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:29:27 PDT
Ceramic Skateboard Bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Skateboard-Bearings/
Ceramic Skateboard Bearings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/NWNL/ILBGSHU6/F0BNWNLILBGSHU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/NWNL/ILBGSHU6/F0BNWNLILBGSHU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/NWNL/ILBGSHU6/F0BNWNLILBGSHU6.SMALL.jpg chubby8 Ceramic bearings are more resistant to dirt, water, and corrosion than standard chrome steel bearings. The ceramic balls are much harder, and roll with less friction, giving you a faster, smoother and quieter ride. The harder ceramic balls also maintain the steel races by "polishing" them as they ro...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 00:38:14 PST
Clean Abec 5 Greaseballs (soaking) http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Abec-5-Greaseballs-soaking/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:50:40 PST
Glow Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Longboard/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:30:42 PST
reclaim an old skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/recycling-an-old-skateboard-and-turning-it-into-a-/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 20:14:29 PST
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
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
Foldable Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Longboard/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:44:39 PDT
WAKEBOARD Street Luge! - Lee Wyke http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-Worthy-WAKEBOARD-Street-Luge/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 09:11:45 PDT
Multi Terrain Penny Skateboard Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Multi-Terrain-Penny-Skateboard-Cruiser/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 07:34:06 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
InstaMorph longboard hack http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaMorph-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 08:43:21 PDT
Longboard Skateboard - With Trucks On Top!! And!! Bottom http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Skateboard-Double-Trucks/
Longboard Skateboard - With Trucks On Top!! And!! Bottom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/2WGG/I7SVURF0/F9N2WGGI7SVURF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/2WGG/I7SVURF0/F9N2WGGI7SVURF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/2WGG/I7SVURF0/F9N2WGGI7SVURF0.SMALL.jpg darrenhall Hi all - been a while since I posted anything.This is not so much an instructable as a concept that allows me to ride rough and smooth ground where I live, using landpaddle technique and longboard pumping.Where I live the paths and roads are either beautiful or rough as crap - and I hate carrying my...
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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
How to Speed Clean Longboard Bearings - With a DIY Cleaning Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Speed-Clean-Longboard-Bearings-With-a-DIY-C/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:31:19 PST
Frankenstrat Design Beach Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankenstrat-Design-Beach-Cruiser/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:58:36 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/PLP9/I2D6NU6E/F0WPLP9I2D6NU6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/PLP9/I2D6NU6E/F0WPLP9I2D6NU6E.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:17:36 PST
longboard land paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/longboard-land-paddle/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:51:18 PDT
DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard-1/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 02:37:04 PDT
Longboard: A Hot Ride for $80 or Less http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-A-Hot-Ride-for-80-or-Less/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:36:53 PDT
Pallet long board deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-long-board-deck/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:35:51 PDT
How to Cut Grip Tape Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Grip-Tape-Art/
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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
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
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
DIY Electric Longboard for $300 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Longboard/
DIY Electric Longboard for $300 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ERFV/HZTT8TSJ/FHZERFVHZTT8TSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ERFV/HZTT8TSJ/FHZERFVHZTT8TSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Under $8 Land Paddle V.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Land-Paddle-V2/
Under $8 Land Paddle V.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/CC82/HY9Y1QGX/FMOCC82HY9Y1QGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/CC82/HY9Y1QGX/FMOCC82HY9Y1QGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/CC82/HY9Y1QGX/FMOCC82HY9Y1QGX.SMALL.jpg meierjo UPDATE: More than 15 miles on this paddle and still going strong sans PVCS glue. I just give it a god wack into the ground before starting just to make sure everything is seated before taking off (it's never really needed the sack, but I seem to feel more comfortable doing it). I'm still able to ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:05:44 PDT
Vintage Inspired Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Skateboard/
Vintage Inspired Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
Longboard DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-DIY/
Longboard DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/F7C1/HWVAVPIV/F55F7C1HWVAVPIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/F7C1/HWVAVPIV/F55F7C1HWVAVPIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/F7C1/HWVAVPIV/F55F7C1HWVAVPIV.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR If you really want a longboard but don't want to pay $60 for one, then make one for less! You can buy all the supplies you need (not including the tools you'll need) for $35-$45! Cutting out your deck! I glued two 1/4 inch thick birch plywood. My doubled up board measured 36in by 10in. I cannot p...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:47:53 PDT
Rideable 'Skid'board http://www.instructables.com/id/Rideable-Skidboard/
Rideable 'Skid'board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5WL4/HVXC4TNZ/FTD5WL4HVXC4TNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5WL4/HVXC4TNZ/FTD5WL4HVXC4TNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 13:40:29 PDT
How To Decal Your Grip Tape ~i Made It At Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Decal-Your-Grip-Tape/
How To Decal Your Grip Tape ~i Made It At Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/GB74/HUU1FU4A/FTVGB74HUU1FU4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/GB74/HUU1FU4A/FTVGB74HUU1FU4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/GB74/HUU1FU4A/FTVGB74HUU1FU4A.SMALL.jpg ryans_28 Techshop.ws. This instructable will show how to paint a design on your skateboard/longboard grip tape. It's very simple and easy and can look pretty cool. Stencil I printed out a stencil online and cut it out. I then outlined it on to the part of the board that I wanted it and used masking tape ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:20:30 PDT
Skateboard Stencil Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Stencil-Art/
Skateboard Stencil Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/3E40/HUTNMPKE/FRB3E40HUTNMPKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/3E40/HUTNMPKE/FRB3E40HUTNMPKE.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 09:02:15 PDT
University of Cincinnati CCM Technical Director Senior Capstone Automated Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/University-of-Cincinnati-CCM-Technical-Director-Se/
University of Cincinnati CCM Technical Director Senior Capstone Automated Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/TOJG/HUKRIC3S/F40TOJGHUKRIC3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/TOJG/HUKRIC3S/F40TOJGHUKRIC3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/TOJG/HUKRIC3S/F40TOJGHUKRIC3S.SMALL.jpg katedalo This is my senior capstone project as  a Technical Director student at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. My name is Kate Dalo, I graduated with my BFA in Technical Direction in 2014. Please check out my website. This is a step by step instructable on how to automate a long...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:26:35 PDT
How To Put Roller Blade Wheels On A Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-Roller-Blade-Wheels-On-A-Skateboard/
How To Put Roller Blade Wheels On A Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/9Y7E/HRS60FV0/F299Y7EHRS60FV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/9Y7E/HRS60FV0/F299Y7EHRS60FV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/9Y7E/HRS60FV0/F299Y7EHRS60FV0.SMALL.jpg gattlinggun Rollerblades don't fit anymore? No reason to throw them out or sell them. The wheels and bearings from old roller blades and roller skates can be of use on both skateboards and longboards. Often skateboarders don't realize that skateboard wheels and roller blade wheels use the same type of 8m...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:28:48 PST
Drop Through Truck Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Through-Truck-Holes/
Drop Through Truck Holes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/PTMM/HRGP6Y74/F1DPTMMHRGP6Y74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/PTMM/HRGP6Y74/F1DPTMMHRGP6Y74.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Neon Under Glow Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Under-Glow-Long-Board/
Neon Under Glow Long Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/NOIE/HQREIGIB/F76NOIEHQREIGIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/NOIE/HQREIGIB/F76NOIEHQREIGIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/NOIE/HQREIGIB/F76NOIEHQREIGIB.SMALL.jpg Antonio¬†Herrera In this Instructable I will show how to Install a neon under glow system for your long board. (Be seen when riding at night, and look good doing it.) Overall material cost approx $30 For this project you will need: Materials • One long board of any make or model (short boards can also be used) • T...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:37:28 PST
DIY Longboarding Gloves From Household Items http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboarding-Gloves-From-Household-Items-1/
DIY Longboarding Gloves From Household Items - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/T9LK/HQQLLUVL/FVHT9LKHQQLLUVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/T9LK/HQQLLUVL/FVHT9LKHQQLLUVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/T9LK/HQQLLUVL/FVHT9LKHQQLLUVL.SMALL.jpg jlongmuir Are you thinking about buying a set of Longboard sliding gloves but can't justify spending $70+ on a set. Well why not make some longboarding gloves from stuff laying around the house. If you cant find the things you need simply buy them from a dollar store. All you need is: - A pair of clean garden...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:18:13 PST
Comprehensive Longboard Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Longboard-Guide/
Comprehensive Longboard Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Homemade Wakeskate http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wakeskate/
Homemade Wakeskate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/NK1N/HLOC7QBI/FWBNK1NHLOC7QBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/NK1N/HLOC7QBI/FWBNK1NHLOC7QBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/NK1N/HLOC7QBI/FWBNK1NHLOC7QBI.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This Step-By-Step Instructable will guide you through the process of making your own custom wakeskate using the Roarockit Skateboard Company's Thin Air Press vacuum bag system.  A wakeskate is basically a smaller wakeboard without the bindings. It is gripped just like a skateboard (sometimes with a...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:16:03 PDT
Aluminum longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-longboard/
Aluminum longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/1SSW/HKVKP8F4/FZ01SSWHKVKP8F4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/1SSW/HKVKP8F4/FZ01SSWHKVKP8F4.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Finish A Custom Skateboard - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/Finish-A-Custom-Skateboard-VIDEO/
Finish A Custom Skateboard - VIDEO - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
Fixing Skateboard Delamination http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Skateboard-Delamination/
Fixing Skateboard Delamination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/O5FH/HJKBWZ18/FSYO5FHHJKBWZ18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/O5FH/HJKBWZ18/FSYO5FHHJKBWZ18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/O5FH/HJKBWZ18/FSYO5FHHJKBWZ18.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk The dreaded skateboard delamination (delam for short).  Any skateboarder - parent of a skateboarder - or board builder, knows all about the joys of delamination. Delam is when the layers of veneer that make up a decks construction, start to come apart from each other and form a gap, or crack, alon...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:14:30 PDT
Layout, Cut and Finish a Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Layout-Cut-and-Finish-a-Skateboard/
Layout, Cut and Finish a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7TKK/HJKC45M0/F6K7TKKHJKC45M0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7TKK/HJKC45M0/F6K7TKKHJKC45M0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7TKK/HJKC45M0/F6K7TKKHJKC45M0.SMALL.jpg 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