Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - skateboarding http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 May 2016 11:45:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Weld Free Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-Free-Electric-Longboard/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:51:12 PDT
Customize Your Skateboard Deck! http://www.instructables.com/id/Customize-Your-Skateboard-Deck/
Customize Your Skateboard Deck! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/9HCX/IN69DPIN/FGS9HCXIN69DPIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/9HCX/IN69DPIN/FGS9HCXIN69DPIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/9HCX/IN69DPIN/FGS9HCXIN69DPIN.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid My daughter's been bugging me for a long board skateboard for years now. For her birthday this year she only asked for like three things, one of which was a Star Wars Storm Trooper longboard. "I really want a Yoda drop deck longboard," she says, "But I can't find one. This is the closest thing I ...
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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
Electric Fingerboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Fingerboard/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 08:25:24 PDT
Renovate Old Skateboard Trucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Renovate-Old-Skateboard-Trucks/
Renovate Old Skateboard Trucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/WEZ6/IMDZCCTY/FHMWEZ6IMDZCCTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/WEZ6/IMDZCCTY/FHMWEZ6IMDZCCTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/WEZ6/IMDZCCTY/FHMWEZ6IMDZCCTY.SMALL.jpg chubby8 So you've got an old skateboard that you fancy renovating, or you're building a new board ?!This Instructable will show you how to renovate your old trucks and get them looking and riding as good as new. Disassembly So take your skate tool ,and remove all 4 of the axel nuts, and the 2 kingpin n...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:56:24 PDT
Custom Longboard Pivot Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Longboard-Pivot-Cup/
Custom Longboard Pivot Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/LZQH/IM53W22J/FQVLZQHIM53W22J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/LZQH/IM53W22J/FQVLZQHIM53W22J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/LZQH/IM53W22J/FQVLZQHIM53W22J.SMALL.jpg chubby8 This Instructable shows how to make your own custom and low cost pivot cups. The pivot cups are a crucial part of the longboard truck, and are often over looked or forgotten about. They allow a truck to turn smoothly, whilst holding alot of the riders weight. It's important to maintain the pivot cup...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:29:27 PDT
DIY Cruiser Board (no power tools needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cruiser-Board-no-Power-Tools-Needed/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:21:48 PDT
How to Setup Your Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Setup-Your-Skateboard/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 07:14:07 PST
Powerisers, Powerbocking, Jumping Stilts - - Quick On/Quick Off Hooves - - The Re Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerisers-Powerbocking-Jumping-Stilts-Quick-OnQui/
Powerisers, Powerbocking, Jumping Stilts - - Quick On/Quick Off Hooves - - The Re Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8YS6/ILCFWLJC/FDJ8YS6ILCFWLJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8YS6/ILCFWLJC/FDJ8YS6ILCFWLJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8YS6/ILCFWLJC/FDJ8YS6ILCFWLJC.SMALL.jpg darrenhall This is a follow on from my Instructable - - Powerisers, Powerbocking, Jumping Stilts - Off Road Powerbocking.The previous mods for off road and comfort work great and the innovations are sound but I found that long distances on hard (concrete or tarmac) put odd pressure on my knees when using the r...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 09:28:09 PST
Ceramic Skateboard Bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Skateboard-Bearings/
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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
The Tandem Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tandem-Skateboard/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 09:33:08 PST
Electric Skateboard with in-wheel motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Skateboard-With-In-wheel-Motors/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:45:32 PST
4rest Sk8 http://www.instructables.com/id/4rest-Sk8/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 07:06:55 PST
Powerisers Powerbocking Jumping Stilts - off road Powerbocking mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerisers-Powerbocking-Jumping-Stilts-Off-Road-Po/
Powerisers Powerbocking Jumping Stilts - off road Powerbocking mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/02UW/IKLFRWON/FGU02UWIKLFRWON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/02UW/IKLFRWON/FGU02UWIKLFRWON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/02UW/IKLFRWON/FGU02UWIKLFRWON.SMALL.jpg darrenhall Jumping Stilts - mods and comfort Off!! Road!!! - Roooooaaaaaaarrrrrrr!!!! Hi guys, been a while.Bought a pair of Powerisers a while ago after seeing a couple of vids of guys trail trekking with them ( yeah I know your supposed to be doin the crazy mad jumps n stunts but we are all different )....
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:53:27 PST
Homemade skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Skateboard/
Homemade skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/ZPXG/IJN7FSWZ/F06ZPXGIJN7FSWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/ZPXG/IJN7FSWZ/F06ZPXGIJN7FSWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/ZPXG/IJN7FSWZ/F06ZPXGIJN7FSWZ.SMALL.jpg tomkio101 i'm french and i sow you a way to make a homemade skateboard :) ​YOU WILL NEED : THEN ,DRAW,CUT,ROUND AS THOSES PHOTOS INSTAL TRUCKS AND WEELS Now you just have to enjoy you're new skate !!
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:54 PST
Homemade Gopro zip tie Hat Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Gopro-Hat-Mount/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 07:09:35 PST
Make a Skateboard from a 2x4- an Extremely Fun (and Slightly Sketchy) Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Skateboard-From-a-2x4-the-FunnestSketchiest/
Make a Skateboard from a 2x4- an Extremely Fun (and Slightly Sketchy) Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SMALL.jpg M3G Hey everyone! I'm sorry I haven't posted anything for a while. I just finished up my first term at university; it was pretty hectic! I've had this idea kicking around in the back of my mind for a while and I finally decided to make it. This board is really, really fun to ride; however, it's not the ...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:03:18 PST
DIY longboard renovation (graphics and grip tape) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation-graphics-and-Grip-Tape/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 06:35:12 PST
Electric Skateboard v4.0: The Banana Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Skateboard-V40-the-Banana-Board/
Electric Skateboard v4.0: The Banana Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/TD6T/II6C1CN4/FKFTD6TII6C1CN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/TD6T/II6C1CN4/FKFTD6TII6C1CN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/TD6T/II6C1CN4/FKFTD6TII6C1CN4.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Here's a DIY electric skateboard: The Banana Board! This board is an electric motorized skateboard which can reach speeds of 35km/h, it has a max range of 15km per charge, and can be charged in under an hour. It weighs about 11 pounds, which makes it perfect for commuting to school or work, and plac...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:59:44 PST
DIY Electric Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Long-Board/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 21:46:33 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
Replacing/Installing Grip Tape On Your Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/ReplacingInstalling-Grip-Tape-On-Your-Scooter/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 16:48:13 PDT
Give a new life of an used longboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-a-new-life-of-an-used-longboard/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:33:47 PDT
Back to the Future: Vintage Skateboard Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Vintage-Skateboard-Restoration/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 12:39:32 PDT
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
Cheap DIY Skateboard Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Skateboard-Backpack/
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By: mmessie

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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:51:53 PDT
How to Make a Custom Printed Vinyl Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Printed-Vinyl-Skateboard/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:26:51 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
Traditional Wooden Downhill Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Traditional-Wooden-Downhill-Racer/
Traditional Wooden Downhill Racer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NKEI/ICX7T6CE/FDNNKEIICX7T6CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NKEI/ICX7T6CE/FDNNKEIICX7T6CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NKEI/ICX7T6CE/FDNNKEIICX7T6CE.SMALL.jpg Steve99and04 Over here in Blighty the schools have just broken up, no more homework, no more exams. So what do the darling offspring do . . . Facebook, Minecraft and anything on the iPads because "they don't embarrass us like dad does". Well regardless of what they think, they need to get out and away from the e...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 12:31:30 PDT
Building a Longboard -the complete process http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Longboard-the-complete-process/
Building a Longboard -the complete process - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/LEBC/ICQSW23T/FGXLEBCICQSW23T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/LEBC/ICQSW23T/FGXLEBCICQSW23T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/LEBC/ICQSW23T/FGXLEBCICQSW23T.SMALL.jpg Jackofalltrades_ This project started as a fun idea and some concept art, and turned into a really great summer project with an awesome, useful final product. I spent a great deal of this summer working with my chemistry teacher (known as Doc), who is an excellent woodworker and has his own shop; we worked on this b...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:20:19 PDT
What To Have In A Camera Bag For Skateboard Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/What-To-Have-In-A-Camera-Bag-For-Skateboard-Photog/
What To Have In A Camera Bag For Skateboard Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/90AO/ICG2AKG6/FO990AOICG2AKG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/90AO/ICG2AKG6/FO990AOICG2AKG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/90AO/ICG2AKG6/FO990AOICG2AKG6.SMALL.jpg toxikduk2322 In this instructable i will be showing you what i carry with me in my camera bag for skateboarding A Camera The camera i use for photography/videography is the panasonic lumix dmc-fz70 Now, this is not a camera that is designed for filming, although it has that feature. It is designed to zoom in ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:05:16 PDT
Longboard LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-LED-Lights/
Longboard LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/LSYP/ICEMVECF/F40LSYPICEMVECF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/LSYP/ICEMVECF/F40LSYPICEMVECF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/LSYP/ICEMVECF/F40LSYPICEMVECF.SMALL.jpg Michione This Instructables shows how i added some LED lights to my longboard in a very clean and rugged way. You can set the lights to a specific color or use some fading or blinking modes.My longboard is pretty soft, which means it has a pretty high flex. The led strip and the electrics took some beating a...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:18:28 PDT
How to make Mituna's skateboard ~ Homestuck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Mitunas-skateboard-Homestuck/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:57:55 PDT
Magic Rainbowwarrior Chalk Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Rainbowwarrior-Chalk-Board/
Magic Rainbowwarrior Chalk Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/EGQI/IC2A24F7/FVNEGQIIC2A24F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/EGQI/IC2A24F7/FVNEGQIIC2A24F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/EGQI/IC2A24F7/FVNEGQIIC2A24F7.SMALL.jpg Dave A One day my skatebuddies and I were up to some rocking in our local pool. We freaked out founding the pool was flooded and we didn't take our boardshorts with us. But what a surprise! Who had thought the Mythical Magical Rainbowwarrior with his Magic Chalkboard would save the day! And in the end we h...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:47:17 PDT
DIY Pennyboard Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pennyboard-Backpack/
DIY Pennyboard Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/35SN/IF9TA2R7/FIV35SNIF9TA2R7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/35SN/IF9TA2R7/FIV35SNIF9TA2R7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/35SN/IF9TA2R7/FIV35SNIF9TA2R7.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this instructable I'll show you how I solved a problem that I had with my pennyboard.When I cannot use my pennyboard (inside the university for example) I used to keep it in my hand or, when I needed both hands, between my backpack and my back. (picture#1)That is not a good place. Fi...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:58:54 PDT
Magnetic Skateboard Wall Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Skateboard-Wall-Hanger/
Magnetic Skateboard Wall Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/E5M0/IAZ6XTJ3/F9EE5M0IAZ6XTJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/E5M0/IAZ6XTJ3/F9EE5M0IAZ6XTJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/E5M0/IAZ6XTJ3/F9EE5M0IAZ6XTJ3.SMALL.jpg Genghis72 Are you a longboard or skateboard collector ? You want to showcase and store your boards collection in an elegant way ? Then 3D print these magnetic holders !I was looking for an easy solution to hang nicely my longboards and cruisers collection. I also wanted to have to graphics side visible and a ...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:53:24 PDT
Custom Skateboard Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Skateboard-Deck/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:29:42 PDT
Foldable Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Longboard/
Foldable Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/GCTO/IAS22IGV/FL5GCTOIAS22IGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/GCTO/IAS22IGV/FL5GCTOIAS22IGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/GCTO/IAS22IGV/FL5GCTOIAS22IGV.SMALL.jpg Active Boardom MAKE A NORMAL LONGBOARD, THERE ARE SEVERAL OTHER INSTRUCTABLES ON HOW TO DO THIS, I WILL MAKE MY OWN IN THEE FUTURE, IF YOU REQUEST IT STEP 1: CUT THE BOARD INTO THREE SECTIONS STEP 2:- FURNISHING ADD GRIP TAPE STEP 3:- THE MECHANISM ADD HINGES AND A LOCK.ADD MATERIAL TO PREVENT YOU JAMMING...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:44:39 PDT
Skateboard tow http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-tow/
Skateboard tow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/N0SJ/IANRLPA7/FOWN0SJIANRLPA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/N0SJ/IANRLPA7/FOWN0SJIANRLPA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/N0SJ/IANRLPA7/FOWN0SJIANRLPA7.SMALL.jpg wileyschmidt Mechanical: To make the mechanical part of my project I gotan old electric scooter wheel and hinge and nailed it a wooden frame that had two other wheels on an axle on it. I needed the project to be heavy so that the wheels would have good traction so I used a heavy car battery to power the scooter ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 13:53:03 PDT
Preforming A Diagnostic On A Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Preforming-A-Diagnostic-On-A-Scooter/
Preforming A Diagnostic On A Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/H6R9/IA3VUYZU/FIXH6R9IA3VUYZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/H6R9/IA3VUYZU/FIXH6R9IA3VUYZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/H6R9/IA3VUYZU/FIXH6R9IA3VUYZU.SMALL.jpg Spaghetti Soup If you engage in freestyle scootering, it's only a matter of time before your parts come lose or wear down. The Drop Test To find out if there is anything off with your scooter, preform a drop test. Basically it is what it sounds, lift your scooter a few inches off the ground and drop it. If your...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 18:06:38 PDT
How to create a longboard (Wheele cutout) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-longboard-Wheele-cutout/
How to create a longboard (Wheele cutout) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/1ZZD/I9YRA49J/FSX1ZZDI9YRA49J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/1ZZD/I9YRA49J/FSX1ZZDI9YRA49J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/1ZZD/I9YRA49J/FSX1ZZDI9YRA49J.SMALL.jpg fabri07 Hey guys,do you really want to spent a lot of money buying a longboard? Probably not! This DIY project will help you create an awesome self-made longboard of good quality. When creating your own longboard, you can choose the design you want it to be, plus you dont need as much money, which is positi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 01:24:19 PDT
Longboard deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-deck/
Longboard deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/HYQK/I9WYV4LI/FVEHYQKI9WYV4LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/HYQK/I9WYV4LI/FVEHYQKI9WYV4LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/HYQK/I9WYV4LI/FVEHYQKI9WYV4LI.SMALL.jpg wellis1234 The instructable is focusing on how to make a longboard. The longboard being made is a freerider, and should be strong enough to hold people. The materials and machines were all provided by the school meaning that ghe machines should be easily found somewhere, as they can be used with a lot of diff...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 23:28:33 PDT
Custom Teck Deck Mini Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Teck-Deck-Mini-Cruiser/
Custom Teck Deck Mini Cruiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/Y648/I9YBYWF5/F3SY648I9YBYWF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/Y648/I9YBYWF5/F3SY648I9YBYWF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/Y648/I9YBYWF5/F3SY648I9YBYWF5.SMALL.jpg constructobot Tired of having to pop up your teckdeck to turn because your trucks can't turn good enough? Or because you're bored? Either way this instructable's for you. This how to guide seems simple but it'll save you hours of experimenting. So have fun! What Parts You Need Everything in here is from a pen...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:44:25 PDT
How To Make {Socket} Pegs For A Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Sprocket-Pegs-For-A-Scooter/
How To Make {Socket} Pegs For A Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/02ZM/I9YRMXZ3/FIR02ZMI9YRMXZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/02ZM/I9YRMXZ3/FIR02ZMI9YRMXZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/02ZM/I9YRMXZ3/FIR02ZMI9YRMXZ3.SMALL.jpg Spaghetti Soup Smith grinds are great on scooters. They're showy, easy to learn, and great for combos. One problem though, Smiths can be pretty dang scary! To combat this you can buy pegs from almost every major Freestyle Scooter company. But... they can be a little pricey. There are many ways to build your own pe...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 16:47:35 PDT
Dis-assembling/ Assembling A Scooter (Threaded System) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dis-assembling-Assembling-A-Scooter-Threaded-Syste/
Dis-assembling/ Assembling A Scooter (Threaded System) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/JGT6/I9YRMXV3/FT1JGT6I9YRMXV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/JGT6/I9YRMXV3/FT1JGT6I9YRMXV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/JGT6/I9YRMXV3/FT1JGT6I9YRMXV3.SMALL.jpg Spaghetti Soup At some point or another, you will need to dis-assemble or assemble your scooter. Threaded systems are pretty straight foreword (no compression systems to worry about) and rather simple. Gather Your Tools Tools:2 Allen Keys, 3/16th in size (Your scooter should have come with one or two depending...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:40:10 PDT
Bolting a Foldy Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolting-a-Foldy-Scooter/
Bolting a Foldy Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/1TOA/I9YRMXQF/F7M1TOAI9YRMXQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/1TOA/I9YRMXQF/F7M1TOAI9YRMXQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/1TOA/I9YRMXQF/F7M1TOAI9YRMXQF.SMALL.jpg Spaghetti Soup Foldy scooters, or scooters that fold to make storage easy, are great for a family or little kid. In a freestyle scooter sense, many issues arise. Foldy scooters are small, thinly constructed and cheap. As you begin to take on heavier tricks like Bri's, Finger Whips, and things that require high air...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:55:45 PDT
Build a (Light-Up) Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Longboard/
Build a (Light-Up) Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/H61N/I9JR9H15/FNAH61NI9JR9H15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/H61N/I9JR9H15/FNAH61NI9JR9H15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/H61N/I9JR9H15/FNAH61NI9JR9H15.SMALL.jpg NathanSellers Last summer we took the kids to the beach. My son really wanted to try riding my longboard so I let him take it for a spin. He loved it. So... I told him I would make one of his own since he did so well. I finally got around to making it. I wanted to make something that was obviously custom and woul...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:10 PDT
Make Your Own Heelys (prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Heelys-prototype/
Make Your Own Heelys (prototype) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/E5A8/I9E1E8C3/F4UE5A8I9E1E8C3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/E5A8/I9E1E8C3/F4UE5A8I9E1E8C3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/E5A8/I9E1E8C3/F4UE5A8I9E1E8C3.SMALL.jpg Abaros18 Using this Instructable, you will learn how to make your own Heelys using tools and fail and error. Gather Materials For this project, you will need a shoe, a 3d printer, foam, skateboard wheels, 5/16 inch rod, foam sculpting tools, a computer or tablet, drill bits, drill, grinder, and hammer. ...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 14:20:10 PDT