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Skateboard DIY – How to Make Your Own Skateboard From Scratch!

As an avid skateboarder, I can’t not pass up great blog posts like this one where the author shows you how to make your own skateboard from scratch, freakin’ awesome dude!

This tutorial shows how to design templates and use hand tools to shape a foam mold for building a skateboard deck in the Roarockit Thin Air Press.

I developed the one-sided foam mold in 2001 as part of the original Roarockit skateboard deck making kits. I needed to find a lightweight mold for shipping, and through experimenting, found styrofoam to be an effective mold material in a numbe

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How to Basket-Board with a Laundry Basket and Skateboard!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmsmzvPzlXs

Here’s a cool video on how to basket-board and do basket-board-transfer.

If you got a skateboard and a laundry basket, I highly suggest to knock yourself out next time you are going boardin’

via Youtube

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Skateboard DIY – How to Make a Propeller Powered Skateboard!

Well, you thought this wasn’t possible but it is!  It’s a propeller powered skateboard that will propel you forward with the use of wind-power.  Now, I’d like to see this concept applied to snowboards, that might kick start a new sport called “cross-country snowboarding”.

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Skateboard goes 50MPH+ on the Highway in Germany!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyrdgdiuirw

A skatboarder in Germany achieved 50MPH+ on the highway.  The German government is still trying to track down the person who did it to put him in jail but I think they should give him an award instead.

A video of the skateboarder, broadcast on German television networks on Wednesday, showed a helmeted figure wearing a red and white protective suit building up speed by holding onto the back of a motorcycle before letting go and freewheeling.

“We put out an all-points bulletin and have

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DIY Skatebrake Kit for High Speed Downhill Skateboarding!

Check out these cool Skatebrakes that will add brakes to your skateboard.  Of course, this isn’t really practical for freestyling on the streets but it will definitely help if you live in area like San Francisco where steep hills will make it impossible for you to ride continuously.

With this brake kits, fear no more 45 degree hills in San Francisco, just apply the brakes if you happen to slide down too fast.  I think even if you are an advanced skateboarder, this will help in really steep hills as it’s annoying to put your right foot

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What you missed Last Weekend [Roundup]

Unlike people who miserably suffer from 9 to 5 jobs (my former self), Zedomax.com keeps on feeding the author food and housing, meaning you have some interesting tech reads.

Here’s what you missed last weekend:

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DIY Lego Skateboard!

Lego Skateboard!

Wow, check out this Lego Skateboard with Skull deck, yellow wheels, and blue trunks.  What a combination…

via technabob, Design Page

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DIY – How to Hack a Skateboard!

This isn’t really, technically a skateboard but it is a type of a skateboard you can make.

Here’s a great instruction on how to hack your own skateboard from scratch although I do suggest buying one if you can afford it.

I just finished out my latest project. A contribution for the DIY (Do it yorself) community. Since I love skateboards I just couldn’t start anywhere else. Inspired by the amount of waste produced by the growth of consumerism in Europe, specially here in Frankfurt, seen through the weekly dispose of old stuff in

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Dirtsurfer is a Skateboard+Bike Hybrid Thingee!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ApFVCh-lJw

Here’s a new way to skate down the gravel road with the Dirtsurfer, a hybrid surfing system consisting of skateboard and bicycle wheels flopped together.

It looks promising and fun but I am not sure if I am inclined to wear all that safety gear just to get on one.

The Freestyle Dirtsurfer features all the upgrades of the Flexi-Pro on a shorter length frame and smaller 16″ tires. The reduction in size allows for a lighter board that is more maneuverable so you can pull off the big

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Advanced Skateboard Hoodies

For most skateboarders, this advanced skateboard hoodie can act as extra protection for practicing crazy tricks such as a reverse-360-heel-flip over some big holes.

Wearing protective gear can be uncomfortable and give the wrong image when nobody else is wearing it. The skater needs to be able to move and be flexible, and do tricks comfortably. Protective gear, at times, seems unimportant.The goal is start a new positive trend for skaters. Cali Hoodie is safety apparel with integrated protective pads for skaters.

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