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Project by TomHumphrey posted 794 days ago 1442 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Skateboard I made in my 2nd semester at College of the Redwood’s Fine Woodworking program

Wood used:
Ash veneers
Cypress, Maple, Ash in the Marquetry
Sand Grip

-- Tom Humphrey, California, makingwoodshavings.wordpress.com





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 794 days ago

Cool board the inlay or marquetry is very suttle. Nice work.

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

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flwoodhacker

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#2 posted 793 days ago

Very nice. How do you veneer your plys together?

My son skates and is burning through a board every other week. Time for him to make his own.

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 793 days ago

Cool, but can you still do a half pipe with it? LOL

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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TomHumphrey

17 posts in 794 days


#4 posted 793 days ago

I cut the veneers out on a band saw. And press them together in a vacuum table.

Haven’t had the chance to ride a half pipe, but I have ridden a bowl and it was great. maybe a little wider wheel base.

-- Tom Humphrey, California, makingwoodshavings.wordpress.com

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SirFatty

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#5 posted 793 days ago

That is very cool. Glad to hear that you use it too!

-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com

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TomHumphrey

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#6 posted 793 days ago

The marquetry blurred a little more than I’d hope. It looks better in person, but I learned if you want marquetry under sand make it simple and bold.

-- Tom Humphrey, California, makingwoodshavings.wordpress.com

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IndianJoe

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#7 posted 793 days ago

Nice board I never use one but my kids did looks nice

-- Nimkee** Joe

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NWIMatt

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#8 posted 792 days ago

That takes me back…you don’t see them shaped like that much anymore. Good Job.

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TomHumphrey

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#9 posted 792 days ago

Thanks

-- Tom Humphrey, California, makingwoodshavings.wordpress.com

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