This Longboard is for me, I mean it !! ?? Ok maybe not

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Project by Ken90712 posted 09-16-2015 08:42 PM 3435 views 9 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As a few of you know I have made a few boards and live in Southern California. Well every-time I get a cool board finished one of my Surfer Buddies buy it. I keep saying No, this is mine. However they offer me such a good price that we all know as woodworkers, ok it’s yours.

Back to the shop I go.

This one is a copy of a surf Board I had living in Hawaii that didn’t make it through the crash in the coral. Ooooppps.

Revenge Trucks, Sector 9 Wheels, Bearings are Reds & Grip is Lucid 2 part recycled glass.

Board is Indian Rosewood, Mahogany and Hard Maple

Thx for looking.

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

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Cedar Furniture Lodge

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#1 posted 09-16-2015 08:46 PM

Cool board.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#2 posted 09-16-2015 08:49 PM

Hey Ken! You have been a busy dude in the shop. I love this board! Great job. I have been enjoying my boards but not as much as I would have liked. As you know, life gets busy and play time has to take a second seat.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 09-16-2015 09:02 PM

Very nice. Wish I could use one.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 09-16-2015 09:03 PM

That’s a beauty, alright!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 09-16-2015 09:10 PM

Never could get the hang of skateboarding or surfing… but I do appreciate the art in your long board… nice…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#6 posted 09-16-2015 10:03 PM

nice skate boad dude!

-- James,Alabama,

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#7 posted 09-17-2015 12:05 AM

Beautiful board but money comes first right .
You can make another for yourself and hide it well .LOL


-- Kiefer

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#8 posted 09-17-2015 12:52 AM

Nice! If you really want to ride, just make one pig ugly, and your buds will leave that one to you. Sadly, even a scraggly horse can find a scraggly bush, as the saying goes. Maybe a 2”X4” with some steel wheels? I had one of those in the early ‘60s, and the leg scars to prove it.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#9 posted 09-17-2015 01:23 AM

Obviously you have a better handle on using the wood brand than I do….lol. Cool project buddy. One question, how did you texture the top???

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 09-17-2015 04:43 AM

Very COOL skateboard, Ken!

Be careful!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#11 posted 09-17-2015 12:06 PM


-- Ted, TX or PA

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Kaleb the Swede

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#12 posted 09-17-2015 12:36 PM

That is good work. Very beautiful board. How thick is it? I’ve always wanted to make one.

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#13 posted 09-17-2015 01:57 PM

Absolutely love it

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#14 posted 09-17-2015 04:31 PM

Thats pretty awesome. Keep making them!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#15 posted 09-17-2015 04:51 PM

Cool – - is it flat or does it have camber from front to back?

Built one with my youngest in 2012 which was a vac bag lamination over a form.

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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