The Secret Birthday Present #4: Son's Skateboard

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Blog entry by MsDebbieP posted 10-15-2007 11:42 AM 1402 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After all the challenges I met to add the logo to my son’s skateboard, I have to say that I’m quite pleased with the result.

The decal is a “window decal” purchased at Staples. I sprayed a coat of clear-coat on top of the printed decal to prevent the ink from bleeding. I attached the decal to the skateboard by placing it on a wet layer of waterbased wipe-on poly and then coated it all with several more layers of poly.

I love how the wood shows through the “EA” lettering.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#1 posted 10-15-2007 11:54 AM

Neat job!

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#2 posted 10-15-2007 02:15 PM

Good looking Debbie. Came out real nice.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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Douglas Bordner

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#3 posted 10-15-2007 04:41 PM

Let’s roll! Very nice Debbie, I’m sure he is going to love it. Everyone there at EA Games will want one. A third career?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#4 posted 10-15-2007 04:42 PM

good gracious me.. I hope not! lol
that was TOO stressful.
i could never do woodworking professionally – I’d have anxiety attacks every time, worrying about making a mistake.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 10-16-2007 01:13 AM

Hello Ms. Executive Director;

E A games?

How do you spell that?

You may end up with a new career.

Jees, those are panick attacks? I always thought I had heartburn!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 10-16-2007 11:00 AM

Hi Lee

it’s spelled “E” “A”
kinda like “EAEAO” :)

try drinking a vinegar/baking soda solution and see if that heartburn clears up.. if not?? might be anxiety attacks hahah

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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