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Project by Beem posted 06-27-2015 09:40 PM 2156 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made 2 longboards for my girlfriend and her sister. The other one was made a while back for myself. They picked their design and my girlfriend woodburned designs on the boards. I glued 4 1/16 in pieces of birch plywood together to make the boards. Went cruising in San Diego and they work great!





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Chris

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#1 posted 06-28-2015 03:23 AM

very nice!

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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#2 posted 06-28-2015 09:51 AM

When I see smiling faces, At me at heart becomes warmer. Good luck….... and smooth road…

-- Ganchik Sasha

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#3 posted 06-28-2015 02:21 PM

Very nice work

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#4 posted 06-28-2015 03:37 PM

Gotta Love It!

-- To Steal Ideas From One Person is Plagiarism; to Steal From Many is Research…

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#5 posted 06-28-2015 04:51 PM

Beem, sweet rides bro. I have made about 20 of them and love riding them down at the Beach.

What kind of wheels and trucks you using? I have been using revenge Trucks and experimenting with different wheels. I used Baker for a while but he was really hard to deal with and rude. Boss Hawg’s are my fav’s there really fast. I use Abec 7 bearings.

I use a spray on grip powder that I LOVE, called Lucid. Very easy to use and doesn’t cover the art or wood grain on boards and easy to touch up.

Love the designs your GF did a great job.
Heres a cpl of mine

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

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Bigkahunaranch

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#6 posted 06-28-2015 11:40 PM

The boards look really sweet.
Looks like everybody is happy.

Where is the best place to get the wheel assembly’s ?

Thanks
Dave

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#7 posted 06-29-2015 01:50 AM

Nice!

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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#8 posted 06-29-2015 04:49 AM

Lucky girls (lucky you). Awesome boards.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Beem

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#9 posted 06-29-2015 06:57 AM

- Ken90712-
That is some very nice work! I used radius trucks and wheels package w/ abec 7 bearings on ebay because it is the cheapest package I could find. they work great for how much I ride (just a cruise every once in a while).

How much are revenge trucks and where did you get them? I would like to experiment with other trucks and wheels as well to find the right one.

I use lucid grip as well! I love the stuff, but it gets expensive if you do a lot of boards. I have been trying to think of what to use as a replacement. salt maybe. or find a way to grind up glass really small.

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Beem

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#10 posted 06-29-2015 07:00 AM

Bigkahunaranch- I get the trucks and wheels from ebay. They are radius trucks. It is the best deal I could find.

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#11 posted 06-30-2015 01:29 AM

Www.revengetrucks.com. They have some trucks on sale for 28 a pair I bought 20 pair last time on sale. I’ll look into the ones you use. I think they sell that lucid in bulk but a fine micro sand would work as we’ll I’m thinking.

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

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#12 posted 06-30-2015 01:34 AM

Man those are good prices I pay 20 just for bearings… Lol good info thx

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

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#13 posted 06-30-2015 01:42 PM

Beautiful.
The boards are nice too.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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