Home Built Skate Board

Introduction: Home Built Skate Board

maple short board with mahogany inlays and kick tail

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    21 Discussions

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    kbrokus
    kbrokus

    7 years ago

    How did you inlay it

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    andi456
    andi456

    11 years ago on Introduction

    You can do that by using a wide ski and cutting it in the shape of a board and you dont need a press.

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    Carm_mont
    Carm_mont

    12 years ago on Introduction

    How did you press your board? Looks great! I am building longboards for my whole family and I would love to know how you did this one. Thanks

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    Mike Whipple
    Mike Whipple

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    i didn't press it. it's solid 3/4" piece, i glued the kick tail on.

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    Carm_mont
    Carm_mont

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    glued it on? Wow how did you manage that? Is it strong enough?

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    Mike Whipple
    Mike Whipple

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    it's strong. i just got my trucks for it and have been skating it for a few weeks now. i didn't glue it on end to end, i cut the end of the panel off and glued it flat on top. (carefully matched up the stripes) so that the last little bit was twice as thick. then i cut and sanded away every thing that didn't look like a kick tail. no bending involved.

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    Mike Whipple
    Mike Whipple

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    i glued a piece flat on the top, and then beveled it with the table saw.

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    Mike Whipple
    Mike Whipple

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    I don't have any wheels for it yet, I can't wait to ride it!