Back to the Future Hover Board Please See Video

About: Retired Air Force and Retired from my Appliance Repair Business. Love to make things. Outdoors, Boats and Motorcycle Riding

I wanted to get a board to hover, so I cut a piece of cardboard in shape of a hover board and taped some thin sting to the bottom and tied the two ends of the string to a chair and table leg. I then placed a fan underneath the board and turned on the fan. This gave it the hovering affect I wanted after moving the chair in various positions to get the board to hover right for the video.

Step 1: How to Make a Hover Board

Cut a piece of cardboard to the shape of a hover board.

Tape some thin string to the bottom of the board.

Tie the ends to a structure like a chair or table leg as I did.

Place a fan under the board and turn the fan on.

Move one of the structures until the board hovers the way you want.

Place a box in front of the fan to hide the fan while videoing the hover board in action.

Please see the video!

Step 2:

Video of Idea!



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    3 years ago

    Thank you Sir Paul of Ortega for this magnificent work of art! It has truly helped me in life and I am now a better person, thank you again.


    3 years ago

    This hover board is gonna make history! I have never seen anyone make a working hover board! Its absolutely amazing!

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    Reply 3 years ago

    Thanks Nguerr7, but it is just an illusion I was working on. Thanks again for your kind words.


    Nice hover board. If you want to make the video easier for people to view, you can upload it to YouTube and embed it with the Embed Video tool in the step editor.

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    Hi Jason, Thank You so much for your help. I will try. I am learning how to navigate on this site still.