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Project by Brett posted 04-23-2014 03:04 AM 810 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a longboard skateboard. This one is made for cruising!

We went with a surfboard shape and paint scheme. It is made from 2x cutoffs laminated together on the edges and planed to about 5/8” thick. I fiberglassed the bottom for strength. I used simple latex paint, wiped on, for the color. We made a logo to put on it for the classic surfboard look. The top is finished with spray lacquer and the black stripes are grip tape for added traction. It is 48” in length.

The trucks and wheels purchased from Amazon. Not the best of quality but will definitely work for beating down the street or trail for some fun and exercise!

Thanks for looking!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com





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watermark

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#1 posted 04-23-2014 03:11 AM

Cool idea with the fiberglass underneath. Have fun cruising.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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cyclops4069

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#2 posted 04-23-2014 03:32 AM

that’s a great looking board…..we’ve got a set of original s10 trucks looking for a board…..and it may just be a big long baby like yours!!....

-- regards, cyclops4069

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 04-23-2014 09:53 AM

I like it, might have to try this thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 04-23-2014 12:43 PM

very cool, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Thewoodman2000

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#5 posted 04-23-2014 04:23 PM

Dude hang-10! That is way cool man! Love the colors you gave it.
How did you do the Logo is it decal work or vinyl…?

Looks like he is ready to ride. Great project.

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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robbiethewood

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#6 posted 04-24-2014 09:36 AM

Brett that is so cool well done

-- http://robbiethewoodturner.net/

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Roger

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#7 posted 05-17-2014 11:31 AM

Nice. Skate boards have come a long way, and so has the kids that ride em

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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