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Project by Boris Beaulant posted 08-30-2014 07:11 PM 17064 views 26 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wooden scooter made of ash.
The wheel structure was inspired from this video.

A short video of building.

You can download the Sketchup plan by clicking on the following image.





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socrbent

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#1 posted 08-30-2014 07:57 PM

Very nicely done. I really like your wheel design. Looks like wheels and platform were laminated. How did you do the axles?

-- socrbent Ohio

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 08-30-2014 08:11 PM

Wow ! Great build. The design is very attractive, from A to Z. Hat’s off.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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mmh

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#3 posted 08-30-2014 08:58 PM

Wonderful project! Very handsome scooter.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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hunter71

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#4 posted 08-31-2014 03:15 AM

Now that’s cool.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Boris Beaulant

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#5 posted 08-31-2014 06:52 AM

Thank you !

@socrbent, yes platform and wheels are laminated … but axels are made of steel …

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#6 posted 08-31-2014 10:38 AM

The wheels looks incredible.Excellent performance.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MrFid

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#7 posted 08-31-2014 02:04 PM

Very creative design. I really like the look of laminated wood here.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 08-31-2014 02:20 PM

A very cool design and a wonderful build.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 08-31-2014 03:23 PM

that is very cool. I really like the wheels.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 08-31-2014 03:43 PM

Very nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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hoss12992

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#11 posted 08-31-2014 03:49 PM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#12 posted 08-31-2014 04:44 PM

Wow! You are so inventive, Boris. Every time you make a new project you lift woodworking to a new level.
Could you perhaps tell a little about the rest of the bike? It looks so cool and I might want to make one for my son..

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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Boris Beaulant

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#13 posted 09-01-2014 07:25 AM

Thank you for your comments !
@kaerlighedsbamsen, you can find further informations on this scooter here. It was made during a special event to show what is possible with wood.

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Diggerjacks

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#14 posted 09-01-2014 05:03 PM

Hello Boris

Fantastic piece

The wheels are splendiddddddd

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Woodknack

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#15 posted 09-02-2014 05:20 AM

Awesome work!

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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