Ryan Ehlers

  1. What is a longboard skateboard?

    What is a longboard skateboard?

    A longboard is a type of skateboard that is longer and wider than a traditional skateboard. Longboards are typically made of maple or bamboo, and they have larger wheels that make them more stable and easier to ride over rough terrain. Longboards are often used for cruising, carving, and downhill racing.

    What are the different types of longboards?

    There are many different types of longboards available, each with its own unique purpose. Here are some of the most popular types of longboards:

    • Cruiser longboards: Cruiser longboards are designed for cruising around town or campus. They are typically lightweight and have large, soft wheels that make them smooth and comfortable to ride.
    • Carving longboards: Carving longboards are designed for carving, which is a type of skateboarding that involves making long, sweeping turns. Carving longboards have a longer wheelbase and more concave than cruiser longboards, w
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  2. Making a homemade longboard skateboard from scratch is a complex

    Making a homemade longboard skateboard from scratch is a complex process that requires a lot of woodworking skills, tools, and materials. Here is a general step-by-step guide on how to make a wood longboard:

    1. Choose the Wood: Select a high-quality hardwood that is strong, durable, and flexible. Common types of wood used for longboards include maple, birch, bamboo, and walnut.

    2. Cut the Wood: Using a saw, cut the wood into the desired shape and size for the longboard deck. It is recommended to use a jigsaw or band saw to cut the curved shape of the deck.

    3. Shape the Deck: Use a router or sandpaper to shape the deck and create a concave or convex shape that fits your riding style.

    4. Sand the Deck: Use sandpaper to smooth out any rough edges and create a smooth surface for the deck.

    5. Apply the Finish: Apply a finish of your choice, such as tung oil or polyurethane, to protect the wood from m

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  3. Skateboarding and longboard skateboarding have a wide variety of shapes and styles

    Skateboarding and longboard skateboarding have a wide variety of shapes and styles because different shapes and styles are designed for different purposes and preferences of riders. Here are some examples:

    1. Deck shape: The shape of the skateboard deck determines how the board feels and performs. For example, a wider deck with a longer wheelbase is more stable, while a narrower deck with a shorter wheelbase is more nimble and maneuverable. A concave shape can provide more control, while a flat shape is better for cruising.

    2. Deck length: The length of the skateboard deck also affects its performance. Longer boards are better for cruising and carving, while shorter boards are better for tricks and street skating.

    3. Truck width: The width of the skat

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  4. New Grip Tape Scraps

    We put new grip tape scaps on the site in the grip section. 

    Grip Tape Scraps: We pick random solid and graphic patterns so you can create your own funky grip job. We have about 20 patterns and 7 solid colors to choose from. 

    42” 5 random patterns
    48” 6 random Patterns
    60” 7 random Patterns

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  5. New Fall Custom Grip Tape

    New Fall custom griptape for longboards. We also added a new Halloween custom grip tape to the inventory for the first time in 12 years. We hope you like it. 

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  6. More Painted Decks Colors

    More Painted Decks Coming Your Way!!

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  7. We put together a little demo for buildaboard

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  8. New longboard specialty shapes and restocks

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  9. Custom Graphics Are Back!

    Custom Graphics for your company or promotional boards. Please send up a message for picing. 

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  10. New Sliding Wheels On the SIte. Wolf and Coyote

    New sliding wheels 84a Wolf and Coyote series. The Coyote are 65mm and Wolf 70mm 

    Longboard Sliding Wheels 

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