I have been working on Skateboard and Longboard bench sets. So far I have welded the skateboard bench legs, and designed these printable wood templates.
This article I will cover how I designed and made the templates, and I will give you a PDF download for the Longboard and Skateboard designs I made.
See how I made the wood skate and longboards after I made these templates
It may seem silly, but I was able to make these designs using simple image editor “paint” in windows 7.
The 2 designs are printed.
I cut out following the lines.
The printer leaves a margin around that must be cut between connecting pages.
Now it is ready to be taped together.
Turns out my first revisions of the design were not scaled correctly. I made a redesign.
Here is a comparison between my designs and actual boards. My longboard design is slightly longer, and a little skinnier in the rear side. The skateboard design is just about the same as a regular skateboard.
I wanted a more durable template, so I traced the design to cardboard.
My wife cut it out for me. Now it is ready to trace to a piece of wood to cut out.
Download PDF Designs:
(Sorry the link was broken – the new hosting had an issue with the capital letter, all fixed now!) Any other issues, PLEASE LET ME KNOW!
You can use this design to make a Longboard bench metal stand, or try and make a wood skateboard or longboard… Its up to you. Please let us know what you made with our design on our Twitter/Facebook accounts!
See how I applied Grip Tape to my Mini Skateboard Build!
One of our viewers make a Longboard from my design.
Check out his awesome work at Monster Tutorials.