Longboard/Skateboard Rack

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Introduction: Longboard/Skateboard Rack

About: I'm a Texan living in South Africa as a missionary with my family working along side Samaria Mission

I want to get into making longboards, so I had some cut outs made onto some ply wood (instructable coming soon) and I decided before I make these longboards let me make something to hold them so I decided to make this rack.

I didn't take any measurements I just eyeballed it to see if they were the same.

Step 1: What I Used

  • a drill and a wood bit size 22"
  • jigsaw
  • speed square
  • clamps

Step 2:

I started by drilling holes where the boards will go with the depth that I wanted.

Step 3:

Then I used the speed square to make a perfect line from the hole the end of the plywood.

Step 4:

Next I got the speed square and clamps and used them as director for the jigsaw by clamping the square down where I needed it.

Step 5:

Once I had the lines cut out I used some screws cant remember what size they were but I put the two pieces next to each other and screwed them together. Once they were together I got the speed square and made a slight angle and used the jigsaw to cut it (sorry don't have picture for it).

Step 6:

Then I got a square piece of plywood and and put it at the bottom and did my best to get the screws perfectly inline with the rack (this picture is not the wood I used because I don't not have the holes lined up properly).

Step 7: Finished Product

I did not use a stain or garnish because I like the way plan wood looks I've don't that with a few of my wood working products for my room.

P.S. This is my first instructable to write, I'm hoping to get better

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    10 Discussions

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    DrewM1
    DrewM1

    2 years ago

    simple and looks awesome. thanks for posting

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    BLooDHanD
    BLooDHanD

    2 years ago

    For further improvement you could cut the slots at an angel to give a glimpse at the back of the decks. Especially when you build your own longboard and have a custom board that would be nice :)

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    LukeRaley
    LukeRaley

    Reply 2 years ago

    thanks but i know it doesnt look likeits at an angle but it is. the position of the camera makes it look like it straight up

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    Sfree721
    Sfree721

    2 years ago

    Great job!!

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    mrsmerwin
    mrsmerwin

    2 years ago

    I need one of these. My kids just leave their boards in the middle of the room.

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    SaraGMartinez
    SaraGMartinez

    2 years ago

    That's so awesome!!!! Love it

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    britraley
    britraley

    2 years ago

    Love it!

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    LukeRaley
    LukeRaley

    Reply 2 years ago

    thanks

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    Swansong
    Swansong

    2 years ago

    That's a great simple setup! We could use something like this for my nephews' boards :)

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    LukeRaley
    LukeRaley

    Reply 2 years ago

    thanks. i hope it works for y'all.