More Skateboards! (from 2x4's)

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Project by Brett posted 06-16-2014 12:04 AM 3469 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been making some skateboards lately! All of these decks are “planks” made from a single 2×4 each. You can see the way they are glued up in the first picture. The hardware (trucks, wheels, bearings) was purchased from Amazon. These longboards are for sidewalk cruising, not bombing down hills or doing tricks so the wood for the decks should be plenty strong, time will tell. I have one more that I am making for myself so I can skate with the kids. Mine will be a bit fancier made from hardwoods but that is another project for later, when it is finished.

Thanks for looking and Happy Father’s Day!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#1 posted 06-16-2014 01:07 AM

What a gr8 project for Dads and kids. They look gr8 Brett

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#2 posted 06-16-2014 01:12 PM

Time well spent. Be careful when you’re testing those things. LOL

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 06-16-2014 02:44 PM

Look like you have found a new fav project to work on! Looks like a lot of fun! Nice design work by both the builder and the artist’s.

Thanks for sharing with us!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#4 posted 05-28-2015 05:10 PM

How did these boards hold up? I am looking to make my own and trying to decide on pressed baltic birch ply or hardwoods. I’m leaning towards the cruiser hardwood styles.

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

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