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DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:47 pm
by mudslinger
McGill bottlenose traced from a full-size OG.

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:14 pm
by mjlally
Looks good, have you any pictures of how you made it?

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:53 pm
by doowyrag
Ace!

Assuming this is made from an uncut blank?

It looks lovely.

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:23 am
by mudslinger
Thanks guys. This deck was made from a skatepaige blank. A paper template traced from an OG full size McGill, a jigsaw, a router and a palm sander. Oh and the stain is done with createx airbrush paint, you can get it at a hobby store.

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2016 11:54 pm
by Plan9Customs
What do you think of the wood on his blanks? Been thinking about picking a few up since they're so freaking cheap.
Just wondered if the wood was decent or just something to shape, paint, & hang.

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:10 pm
by mudslinger
Its not bad wood to be honest and the shapes that I've made with these ride fine... especially for how cheap they are like you say.

I do experimental pop shapes with these as well and it's a great way to take ideas from oldschool shaped decks and incorporate some character. Its pretty obvious to everyone now that you don't have to be riding a boring pop shape, it can have character and still function to today's standards.

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:09 am
by Plan9Customs
Thanks for the info on the wood. Make sure you post some of the others when you get around to it(I'll do the same).

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:32 am
by mudslinger
I decided to give this boring 8.5 pop some shape. I used my Hack Saw III as a template and it came out real purdy.

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 7:47 am
by Bogey
I cut up a Heroin with razored tail and cracked rails into a cruiser for the kids. I traced the nose off a Lush Huna.
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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:34 am
by doowyrag
Looking good gents.

The Hack Saw shape looks ace!

Funnily enough, I have also used a Lush board as a template and cut up an old heroin deck..
http://itscooltobecrap.co.uk/blog/2012/08/19/diy-cruiser-v2-0/

Well keen to do another - I'd like to go wider.

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 11:16 am
by Bogey
Nice shape doowyrag. Think I might trim the rails back after looking at that.


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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:06 pm
by mudslinger
Bogey wrote:I cut up a Heroin with razored tail and cracked rails into a cruiser for the kids. I traced the nose off a Lush Huna.
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Good stuff guys, am I reading this correctly? Both of you used the same deck as a template and both of the decks that were cut are of the same brand? If so that is crazy cool....
doowyrag wrote:Looking good gents.

The Hack Saw shape looks ace!

Funnily enough, I have also used a Lush board as a template and cut up an old heroin deck..
http://itscooltobecrap.co.uk/blog/2012/08/19/diy-cruiser-v2-0/

Well keen to do another - I'd like to go wider.



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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:18 pm
by mudslinger
If you can't get the company to do it than ... do it yourself

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:40 pm
by Jeroen
Recently, I made these for a friend's charitable cause.
Two of them will go up for auction or lottery.

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Keeps me busy while waiting for my torn calfmuscle and achilles to heal (which seems to take for ever)

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:23 pm
by Jimmycakes401
Cool stuff guys. I pressed a longboard in my shop a few years ago. I'll try and post some pics later.

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:46 am
by Jeroen
Claus Grabke inspired graphic I just finished
Instead of an exploding clock, I did an exploding Porsche engine
It's a gift for a friend, who specializes in rebuilding Porsche engines (hope he likes pink :mrgreen: )
Made the deck from an uncut blank and spraypaint...
Just needs a final coat of clear and then it'll be on it's way to Germany

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:59 am
by jeremyb
These are so epic!!! 8)

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:34 am
by doowyrag
Jeroen wrote:Made the deck from an uncut blank and spraypaint...

This looks bloody amazing Jeroen. Good work!!

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:38 am
by Jimmycakes401
Whew. Fantastic work!

Major attention to detail with that spray paint. Hand cut stencils?

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:43 am
by Jimmycakes401
I pressed this deck with a home made mold a few years back. That was fun. Might be fun to design a mold for pool blanks some day. Might have to break out spray paint next time. Jereon's deck came out rad

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:58 am
by Jeroen
Jimmycakes401 wrote:...Major attention to detail with that spray paint. Hand cut stencils?

I used a vinyl plotter to cut the stencils.

Jimmycakes401 wrote:I pressed this deck with a home made mold a few years back. That was fun.

Very cool! Definately want to try pressing a board some time.

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:27 pm
by Jimmycakes401
I'd love to have access to a vinyl cutter again!

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:46 pm
by undertime
Jeroen wrote:Claus Grabke inspired graphic I just finished
Instead of an exploding clock, I did an exploding Porsche engine
It's a gift for a friend, who specializes in rebuilding Porsche engines (hope he likes pink :mrgreen: )
Made the deck from an uncut blank and spraypaint...
Just needs a final coat of clear and then it'll be on it's way to Germany

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Shit the bed Jeroen, that is awesome!

You have a real talent there.

(AW)

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:17 pm
by Jeroen
undertime wrote:Shit the bed Jeroen, that is awesome!
You have a real talent there.
(AW)


Thanks man!

For those interested in mucking about, I highly recommend Molotow spraycans
Cheap, great coverage, quick to dry and a gazillion colors

Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:34 am
by mudslinger
Jeroen wrote:Recently, I made these for a friend's charitable cause.
Two of them will go up for auction or lottery.

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Keeps me busy while waiting for my torn calfmuscle and achilles to heal (which seems to take for ever)

Beautiful work @Jeroen & @Jimmycakes401 beautiful work..
Jeroen wrote:Claus Grabke inspired graphic I just finished
Instead of an exploding clock, I did an exploding Porsche engine
It's a gift for a friend, who specializes in rebuilding Porsche engines (hope he likes pink :mrgreen: )
Made the deck from an uncut blank and spraypaint...
Just needs a final coat of clear and then it'll be on it's way to Germany

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Jimmycakes401 wrote:I pressed this deck with a home made mold a few years back. That was fun. Might be fun to design a mold for pool blanks some day. Might have to break out spray paint next time. Jereon's deck came out rad

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Re: DIY homebrew Skateboards

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:14 pm
by Jeroen
Here's another deck I did a while ago
Made it for a friend who organised a small car event
Posters for the event were screenprinted by a French artist
I took that design and put it on a 8.375 blank popsickle
Left the top blank, so everyone at the event could sign it
Made for a great gift

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