Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - skateboarding http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:17:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Star Wars Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Longboard/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:22:29 PDT
How To Put Together a Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-Together-a-Skateboard-1/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:38:11 PDT
The Paper Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Paper-Skateboard/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:22:22 PDT
How To: Ollie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ollie-4/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 07:56:14 PST
Mounting LongBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-LongBoard/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:41:16 PST
How To Put Roller Blade Wheels On A Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-Roller-Blade-Wheels-On-A-Skateboard/
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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/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:25:01 PST
Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:23:16 PST
Make a bomb-proof scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bomb-proof-scooter/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 21:17:11 PST
LED light strip Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-strip-Long-Board/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:50:06 PST
Neon Under Glow Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Under-Glow-Long-Board/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:37:28 PST
Comprehensive Longboard Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Longboard-Guide/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:53:38 PST
How To Ollie regular stance http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ollie-regular-stance/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:58:28 PST
How To Kick flip Regular stance http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Kick-flip-Regular-stance/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:39:01 PST
Waveboard Riding And Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Waveboard-Riding-And-Tricks/
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:37:16 PDT
How To Paint Your Longboard/skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-Your-Longboardskateboard/
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 12:33:01 PDT
How To Make Skateboard Wax http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Skateboard-Wax/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 18:02:44 PDT
Aluminum longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-longboard/
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:25:10 PDT
How To Paint A Skate Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-A-Skate-Deck/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 02:16:37 PDT
Glow In The Dark Longboard Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Longboard-Wheels/
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 23:15:44 PDT
How To Fix Skate Board Grip Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-Skate-Board-Grip-Tape/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:10:03 PDT
How I designed and built my 5 foot Foot longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-designed-and-built-my-5-foot-Foot-longboard/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:26:44 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/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 07:45:54 PDT
How To Roller Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Roller-Blade/
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 08:38:12 PDT
Ghetto Skate Board Risers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghetto-Skate-Board-Risers/
Ghetto Skate Board Risers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KQDS/HIZD49HN/FNCKQDSHIZD49HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KQDS/HIZD49HN/FNCKQDSHIZD49HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KQDS/HIZD49HN/FNCKQDSHIZD49HN.SMALL.jpg cortes96 These are super cheep or free risers, but they do take se time What You Need 1 old bike inner tube X-acto knife Scissors Screw driver Cut The Inner Tube Part 1 Cut the inner tube so it's one long pice, then cut it in half so it's not a tube any more Take Off Trucks/ Cut Inner Tube Part 2 T...
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 09:07:28 PDT
How to Make a 1" Drop Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-1-Drop-Deck/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 12:18:15 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 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 Paint A Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-A-Skateboard/
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 09:15:09 PDT
Chalkboard Skateboard: A new board every day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Skateboard-A-new-board-every-day/
Chalkboard Skateboard: A new board every day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ODP5/HHS9S9OE/FM1ODP5HHS9S9OE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ODP5/HHS9S9OE/FM1ODP5HHS9S9OE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ODP5/HHS9S9OE/FM1ODP5HHS9S9OE.SMALL.jpg TheShrubPatrol Hello! In this instructable I'll be sharing a method I created in order to produce a sleek platform-looking skateboard that serves not only to take me around, but also to display different messages and drawings beneath my feet that I can change whenever I want without worrying about them getting wip...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:27:38 PDT
Replace Skateboard Bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Skateboard-Bearings/
Replace Skateboard Bearings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/Y8FH/HH2VN3MX/FP6Y8FHHH2VN3MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/Y8FH/HH2VN3MX/FP6Y8FHHH2VN3MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/Y8FH/HH2VN3MX/FP6Y8FHHH2VN3MX.SMALL.jpg jkdabrown In this instructable ill show you how to replace your skateboard bearings. Loosen The Bolt Use a spanner or wench, the right size to loosen and take off the bolt. Takin Out The Bearings Lift the wheel slightly on the truck and lean it at an angle so the truck is under the top bearing and push ...
By: jkdabrown

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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:45:36 PDT
Carpeted Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpeted-Skateboard/
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By: Pamasta

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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:01:41 PDT
How To Make a "Bulletproof" Polycarbonate Longboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Bulletproof-Polycarbonate-Longboar/
How To Make a "Bulletproof" Polycarbonate Longboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/TVB4/HH2VNWKJ/FBFTVB4HH2VNWKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/TVB4/HH2VNWKJ/FBFTVB4HH2VNWKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/TVB4/HH2VNWKJ/FBFTVB4HH2VNWKJ.SMALL.jpg sphsengineering In an incredible epiphany, our team at SPHS decided to make a longboard deck out of polycarbonate!   Not only is the deck completely see-through, it is also bulletproof!   *But please, don't quote on us on that.  We are not responsible for any liabilities involving injuries or death regarding the u...
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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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By: Pamasta

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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:31:10 PDT
Cheap and Easy Longboarding Slide Gloves (with wrist guard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Longboarding-Slide-Gloves-with-wri/
Cheap and Easy Longboarding Slide Gloves (with wrist guard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/JG71/HGIEW825/F8CJG71HGIEW825.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/JG71/HGIEW825/F8CJG71HGIEW825.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/JG71/HGIEW825/F8CJG71HGIEW825.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: Marek Moffett

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Thu, 16 May 2013 11:14:49 PDT
BloKart http://www.instructables.com/id/BloKart/
BloKart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/HA1C/HDXP5LPW/FSBHA1CHDXP5LPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/HA1C/HDXP5LPW/FSBHA1CHDXP5LPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/HA1C/HDXP5LPW/FSBHA1CHDXP5LPW.SMALL.jpg mbourhan This is the 2nd Home built Blokart , My main aim is to have an easy, portable and lite blokart  that can be easly used and stored fram was localy made using nothing but scrap metal in my work shop ,I used : -1/2" heavy duty square bar for the main frame , -1" Alumium Pipe for the main mast (...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 03:14:01 PDT
How to customize skateboard grip tape (laser cutter) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-customize-skateboard-grip-tape-laser-cutte/
How to customize skateboard grip tape (laser cutter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/Q2GT/HFPTGW1D/FQ6Q2GTHFPTGW1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/Q2GT/HFPTGW1D/FQ6Q2GTHFPTGW1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/Q2GT/HFPTGW1D/FQ6Q2GTHFPTGW1D.SMALL.jpg tjolley2000 How to customize skateboard grip tape (laser cutter) Dude! Laser cutters rule. Just ask anyone that's ever been to a Tech Shop.  You can easily etch and/or cut many materials with the laser cutter. I am only going to cut in a small area... etching wouldn't really be effective for several reasons on...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:38:29 PDT
Carbon Fiber / Wood Skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-Fiber-Wood-Skateboards/
Carbon Fiber / Wood Skateboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/3Z4C/HFD1FDL8/FGV3Z4CHFD1FDL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/3Z4C/HFD1FDL8/FGV3Z4CHFD1FDL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/3Z4C/HFD1FDL8/FGV3Z4CHFD1FDL8.SMALL.jpg mayala6 These two skate boards were done differently. The first one (bunny board) was placed in a home made steamer and vice to warp and add concave to the board. Than 2 layers of carbon fiber was placed on the wood once it was completely dry. After the epoxy was dried I sanded the board down and added the ...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:19:48 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/
DIY Electric Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/5NFS/HET1AMLI/FPO5NFSHET1AMLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/5NFS/HET1AMLI/FPO5NFSHET1AMLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/5NFS/HET1AMLI/FPO5NFSHET1AMLI.SMALL.jpg muskychd This is a VERY basic approach to making a cheep skateboard without having to know ALL of the mechanics involved.  I.e. mounting the motor, the chain linkage, frame, brakes, etc; all of that is pre-made into the scooter you will use.  The only additional parts I bought were: 2-9" MBS front wheels, MB...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 08:10:51 PDT
Recycled Cruising Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cruising-Skateboard/
Recycled Cruising Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/DI9L/HF244ETT/FP6DI9LHF244ETT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/DI9L/HF244ETT/FP6DI9LHF244ETT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/DI9L/HF244ETT/FP6DI9LHF244ETT.SMALL.jpg TravvieXD In this instructable, I'll be teaching you how to make a cruiser-styled skateboard out of your old, beat up skateboard -- or a brand new one, if that floats your boat. To start off, you'll need a skateboard, a hand saw, a pencil, and some sandpaper. Preparing The Board First thing's first, pickin...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 21:00:29 PDT
how to restore dc shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-restore-dc-shoes/
how to restore dc shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/HB6O/HF23MA8G/FC0HB6OHF23MA8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/HB6O/HF23MA8G/FC0HB6OHF23MA8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/HB6O/HF23MA8G/FC0HB6OHF23MA8G.SMALL.jpg PaintB4L I recently got a new pair of vans, so I decided to see if I could get my dc Spartans to cleanup well. i figured I had nothing to lose so this is how I did it! the picture is before and after its pretty easy to see materials this is kind of just my makeshift attempt of making an instructible this ...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 17:02:29 PDT
Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Board-1/
Long Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UMFW/HEXS4OVP/FHVUMFWHEXS4OVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UMFW/HEXS4OVP/FHVUMFWHEXS4OVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UMFW/HEXS4OVP/FHVUMFWHEXS4OVP.SMALL.jpg Izizjawa I will be teaching you how to make a Long Board Deck! Along the way I will point out my follies in the creation of this last deck so you may create a work of art that well exceeds mine! Now there are a few preference points that you will need to decide on as you start your design - - Deck purpose, i...
By: Izizjawa

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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 22:03:04 PDT
How to Assemble a Skateboard Effectively and Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-a-Skateboard-Effectively-and-Effic/
How to Assemble a Skateboard Effectively and Efficiently - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PIAD/HD4VDFXU/FF8PIADHD4VDFXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PIAD/HD4VDFXU/FF8PIADHD4VDFXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PIAD/HD4VDFXU/FF8PIADHD4VDFXU.SMALL.jpg amichael630 In this instructables manual you will be taught how to properly assemble a complete skateboard. While this can be a complicated process, if done correctly it can be quick and easy. You will be walked through each step carefully to avoid any mistakes or mishaps. In order to put the skateboard togethe...
By: amichael630

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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 20:06:42 PST
Rock Solid Skateboard Hanger from PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Solid-Skateboard-Hanger-from-PVC-Pipe/
Rock Solid Skateboard Hanger from PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/39DH/HAQ30MI4/FGJ39DHHAQ30MI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/39DH/HAQ30MI4/FGJ39DHHAQ30MI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/39DH/HAQ30MI4/FGJ39DHHAQ30MI4.SMALL.jpg MatthewTaylor Looking for a way to hang a couple longboards up in the garage, we came up with this simple design. This supports the board by the wheels, gets it out of the way and protects it from getting beat up.  Material and tools PVC pipe - 3 inch diameter schedule 40, 10 inches or more. Can be solid or f...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 19:47:58 PST
how to make a skateboard for under 10 bucks! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-skateboard-for-under-10-bucks/
how to make a skateboard for under 10 bucks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/15S8/H994VMY4/FAT15S8H994VMY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/15S8/H994VMY4/FAT15S8H994VMY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/15S8/H994VMY4/FAT15S8H994VMY4.SMALL.jpg expensivenoodle In this instructable i will show you all the steps i took in making my super cheap skateboard!. My board worked out to be about $2.50 but my goal was to make it as cheap as possible. With a few extra bucks and tools you can turn this into something very custom, in a relatively short amount of time! ...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 12:54:48 PST
Street Luge Camera Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Luge-Camera-Holder/
Street Luge Camera Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/5BYZ/H8I4496T/FTX5BYZH8I4496T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/5BYZ/H8I4496T/FTX5BYZH8I4496T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/5BYZ/H8I4496T/FTX5BYZH8I4496T.SMALL.jpg freeza36 My friend (Higgs Boson) and I had previously tried to make camera holders for our street luges. For whatever reason, the cameras automatically shut off when we hit any large cracks in the pavement. We did not know how to resolve this, and it had been in the back of my mind for quite a while. I tried...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 16:50:07 PDT
Grip Your Longboard Deck! http://www.instructables.com/id/Grip-Your-Longboard-Deck/
Grip Your Longboard Deck! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/59VE/H8W1VCPI/FO559VEH8W1VCPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/59VE/H8W1VCPI/FO559VEH8W1VCPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/59VE/H8W1VCPI/FO559VEH8W1VCPI.SMALL.jpg emhoISU Do you have a longboard that needs to be re-gripped with some rougher grip tape or do you have a new deck that you need to grip for the first time? Well I've been in that situation many times as the more you skate, your grip tape wears out or you get a new deck so I've decided to create a easy step ...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:06:37 PDT
Hawaiian Print Skateboard Graphics http://www.instructables.com/id/Hawaiian-Print-Skateboard-Graphics/
Hawaiian Print Skateboard Graphics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YTJ4/H7997YN1/FT5YTJ4H7997YN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YTJ4/H7997YN1/FT5YTJ4H7997YN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YTJ4/H7997YN1/FT5YTJ4H7997YN1.SMALL.jpg bgepp1 Super sweet aloha graphics (without messy expensive silk screening) are possible with some simple materials. You will need: 1 roll of "removable" contact paper (also known as shelf liner) Exacto knife Carbon paper Spray paint Pencil Sharpie Scotch tape A print out of a hawaiian graphic (this techni...
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:51:53 PDT