Instructables: exploring - outside - skateboard - longboard http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:58:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 longboard land paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/longboard-land-paddle/
longboard land paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/KI9R/I0PZ24H8/F18KI9RI0PZ24H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/KI9R/I0PZ24H8/F18KI9RI0PZ24H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/KI9R/I0PZ24H8/F18KI9RI0PZ24H8.SMALL.jpg rmools this is a rough tutorial on making a land paddle to go along with a longboard. I managed to make this roughly under 40 dollars. I used the design of the kahuna stick as my base template and downgraded it's looks to maximize the cost savings while still maintaining it's functionalities. Materials ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:51:18 PDT
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
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/
Pallet long board deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/0EQ5/HZ13G1HB/FYI0EQ5HZ13G1HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/0EQ5/HZ13G1HB/FYI0EQ5HZ13G1HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/0EQ5/HZ13G1HB/FYI0EQ5HZ13G1HB.SMALL.jpg blooperfiesta Recently, do to an elementary school being renovated in my area, i stumbled upon some old wood pallets. soon, while being a couch potato and trying to find something to occupy my free time i thought "what the heck i might as well build something." then out of the corner of my eye i noticed a long bo...
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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/
How to Cut Grip Tape Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SQUARE.jpg http://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, ...
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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/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
Longboard DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-DIY/
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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
University of Cincinnati CCM Technical Director Senior Capstone Automated Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/University-of-Cincinnati-CCM-Technical-Director-Se/
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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...
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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/ 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/
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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/ 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/
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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
Designing a Custom Skateboard Shape - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Template-for-Skateboard-Design-VIDEO/ 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 create a paper template that will be used to design and cut out your final shape after laminating a skateboard deck blank.
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:15:00 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
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
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 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
My Red Oak Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Red-Oak-Longboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/VAWK/H4AGKD1J/FHWVAWKH4AGKD1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/VAWK/H4AGKD1J/FHWVAWKH4AGKD1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/VAWK/H4AGKD1J/FHWVAWKH4AGKD1J.SMALL.jpg smileys Decided to make a solid red oak board, needless to say it has NO flex, which I kind of like. It is a solid board and a bit on the heavy side, but it has a really smooth ride. All in all I think it is a great board. Also I did all the work on the board including the pattern, cutting, planing, sanding...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:35:55 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/
Taking a $20 Longboard and Making it Worth $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/E6YE/H0OJ0V83/FBLE6YEH0OJ0V83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/E6YE/H0OJ0V83/FBLE6YEH0OJ0V83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/E6YE/H0OJ0V83/FBLE6YEH0OJ0V83.SMALL.jpg Commander Shepard Most of the actual information is in the picture annotations. Sand All the Paint Off. If you don't want to sand it all off, you can just use a sheet of sandpaper and rough up the surface uniformly (I didn't because those little red stars were screened on, as opposed to painted). Detailing the S...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 22:27:36 PDT
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
Krylon Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Krylon-Cruiser/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sixseed Please see other instructable.   DELETE THIS PLEASE 
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 23:45:47 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
How to dye your skate wheels and bushings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-dye-your-longboard-wheels-and-bushings/
How to dye your skate wheels and bushings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/1QH1/GFRWP5PG/FSB1QH1GFRWP5PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/1QH1/GFRWP5PG/FSB1QH1GFRWP5PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/1QH1/GFRWP5PG/FSB1QH1GFRWP5PG.SMALL.jpg paperclip32 Do you want purple wheels but yours are blue?Teal bushings?This instructable is for YOU! I'm going to show you how to dye your longboard/skateboard wheels and bushings using household items,for less than $10. Before you begin,make sure to read the whole instructable and understand the steps.If you...
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 14:15:58 PDT
How to Make a Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Longboard-1/
How to Make a Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/E3HD/GF069BYV/FOJE3HDGF069BYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/E3HD/GF069BYV/FOJE3HDGF069BYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/E3HD/GF069BYV/FOJE3HDGF069BYV.SMALL.jpg Ninjanator Ever wanted a longboard but didn't buy one because they are so expencive now you can make your own for really cheap. Parts Wood Glue 1/4" plywood Fiber glass matting Fiber glass resin longboard trucks Gluing the Wood Take your three layers of 1/4" plywood and glue the first two layers together...
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Fri, 8 Oct 2010 21:06:58 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
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
DIY: Sliding Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sliding-Gloves/
DIY: Sliding Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/F3SB/FCHYO8KC/FMUF3SBFCHYO8KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/F3SB/FCHYO8KC/FMUF3SBFCHYO8KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/F3SB/FCHYO8KC/FMUF3SBFCHYO8KC.SMALL.jpg capn Don't feel like paying $50+ for a pair of pre-engineered sliding gloves? Want to gather up your own parts and personalize your own glove?Good news!I have an intructable that will show you how!if you are unfamiliar with "sliding" as referred to in skateboarding here is a vid to help you out.here is ...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 00:41:51 PST