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Project by jochemmachiels posted 10-14-2013 10:59 AM 2893 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my first real woodworking project, and I was quite ambitious.

I didn’t want to make a longboard with just plywood, so I decided to make one with a plywood core and outer layers composed of oak and some other types of wood.

The bending process was difficult, since I don’t have all the right tools or space.





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CL810

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#1 posted 10-14-2013 12:25 PM

That is a very nice looking board! I really like the design. Right tools or not – good job!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#2 posted 10-14-2013 12:54 PM

Sharp, looks great.

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#3 posted 10-14-2013 02:25 PM

Looks pretty awesome to me. Very graceful profile.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#4 posted 10-14-2013 02:33 PM

A Geat looking board.
I have a grandson that would love one.
The scary part would be the bending.

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#5 posted 10-14-2013 03:00 PM

I would hate to see what you can accomplish with the right tools. What a great looking board. Great pattern and looks fun to ride. With me being a Southern California boy, I might have to make one to cruise around on soon. Great post.

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

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#6 posted 10-14-2013 06:28 PM

Pretty slick. And looks fast too!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#7 posted 10-14-2013 11:01 PM

Nicely done! How thick is the board you used? What are the dimensions?

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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#8 posted 10-14-2013 11:26 PM

Nice looking board…You did a great job considering you did not have all the right gear…excellent.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#9 posted 10-16-2013 08:22 AM

Looks fun! Nice work!

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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jochemmachiels

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#10 posted 10-17-2013 01:51 PM

@all: Thanks a lot everyone for the compliments!

@marter1229: indeed the bending is scary, I originally planned to do it with 3 different kinds of wood, but one prooved unsuitable.

@Dwain: I used 3 boards of 5mm, but I would take thicker boards if I would do it again, since you lose a lot of thickness while sanding,... dimensions are 110 cm by 35cm

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#11 posted 10-18-2013 01:22 PM

Very cool, it looks even better than the factory made ones. Great job, very impressive!

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