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2 1/2 years ago I posted some images of a few skateboards that I thought in a few more months, I would have a product line I could bring to the market place. Well, I might not be realistic when it comes to time, but I am persistent.
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#1 posted 12-18-2012 08:48 AM
These are great!!
-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools
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#2 posted 12-18-2012 10:50 AM
Good looking boards. I wish I’d had a board like this way back when I got my first skateboard. It was a long board with indoor clay wheels. The plastic wheels hadn’t been invented yet. The year was 1964 or 1965 and I had to order my skateboard from an ad in a magazine. No stores in East Tennessee sold skateboards then. I was the first kid in town that had a skateboard that didn’t have steel wheels. The clay wheels kept me from killing myself. On a steep hill they would break up before you got fast enough to kill yourself. Once I wiped out 1/2 way down a huge East Tennessee hill and I looked like a Polish sausage that was scraped on a cheese grater. I must have worried my Mother to death back then.
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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#3 posted 12-18-2012 11:35 AM
Fabulous looking boards and great photography. I’m showing my age but what are the clips for?Hal, you make me laugh.gene
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#4 posted 12-18-2012 01:39 PM
Good choice of wood. What does it cost to produce a single board?
-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com
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#5 posted 12-18-2012 07:26 PM
I love that last one with the amber wheels.
-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?
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#6 posted 12-19-2012 01:21 AM
Love those last two classic kick-tail boards.
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#7 posted 12-19-2012 01:36 AM
Wow these are very cool.
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#8 posted 12-19-2012 03:40 AM
CHARLES – IT COST ME ABOUT $100 PER BOARD IF I DON’T INCLUDES WHEELS ( $42 WHOLESALE ) TRUCKS( $32 WHOLESALE ) BEARINGS ( $18 WHOLESALE ) AND A FEW $ FOR MISC
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#9 posted 12-19-2012 05:23 AM
Very Nice! I have made a few boards myself but not this nice thats for sure. Youve done a great job!
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#10 posted 12-20-2012 04:40 AM
These came out really nice! I’ve made a few for friends and sold a few but they weren’t quite as nice as these! the hardest part was trying to make a press, so I would get like 8 ready at a time and use my friend’s dad’s 5’ x 9’ vacuum press. they are fun to build and yours look great!
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#11 posted 12-20-2012 05:14 AM
DUDE! YOU ROCK! :-)
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#12 posted 10-21-2014 11:25 AM
These are great! I have made some as well out of hard wood not Bamaboo. I have been looking for a pattern or dimensions on your first board. At first I didnt like that style but it grown on me alot. Any help would be appreciated. Thx Ken
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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