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Skateboard I made in my 2nd semester at College of the Redwood’s Fine Woodworking program
Wood used:Ash veneersCypress, Maple, Ash in the MarquetrySand Grip
-- Tom Humphrey, California, makingwoodshavings.wordpress.com
May 09, 2012
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#1 posted 05-09-2012 07:29 AM
Cool board the inlay or marquetry is very suttle. Nice work.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#2 posted 05-09-2012 10:58 AM
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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#3 posted 05-09-2012 12:23 PM
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.
#4 posted 05-09-2012 02:48 PM
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.
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#5 posted 05-09-2012 03:00 PM
That is very cool. Glad to hear that you use it too!
-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com
#6 posted 05-09-2012 03:15 PM
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.
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#7 posted 05-09-2012 04:46 PM
Nice board I never use one but my kids did looks nice
-- Nimkee** Joe
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#8 posted 05-11-2012 02:33 AM
That takes me back…you don’t see them shaped like that much anymore. Good Job.
#9 posted 05-11-2012 02:35 AM
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