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Grandson wanted a skate board

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Project by Navidave posted 08-17-2017 07:15 PM 587 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up some hard maple and resawed it then shamed it to 3/16” T x 10” w x 32”l. Then we glued each piece (7) layers and put it into a special jig I made. I waited a full 24 hours before removing it from the jig shaped them on my bandsaw and Ethan went on to sanding and sanding and sanding.
We used a spray wood primer and 3 coats of an acrylic appliance black spray paint for the finish.
Grandpa went on line to find the type of grip tape that he was interested in for the top and the trucks and wheels came from the local skateboard shop.

-- Anchorage Alaska





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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 08-17-2017 08:02 PM

very nice,it was lot of effort
grandpa must be very proud on his Ethan

-- bambi

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Navidave

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#2 posted 08-17-2017 08:42 PM

Very much so and thank you very much!

-- Anchorage Alaska

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Craftsman on the lake

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#3 posted 08-18-2017 11:45 AM

So good to be able to pass on some knowledge. Way to go gramps.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#4 posted 08-18-2017 01:29 PM

Nice work. You make a good team!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#5 posted 08-18-2017 05:21 PM

Wow! This is a very nice present for your Grandson.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 08-19-2017 03:16 PM

Well done

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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