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for any one who has made/modified a board. post some pics of your press or completed boards, its all good. also, maybe share some tips on building and where to get supplies also, occasionally, we can have a build off from time to time...

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this is matthys intense build, if you can beat this, you get your photos here!!!

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bolt holes 8 Replies

hey guys, was just wondering, how do u guys drill/mark out ur bolt holes for ur trucks??if uve made a jig post a pic if u want, ive read through the thread and came across this, it seems pretty good,…Click here for the full story

Started by dean cunningham. Last reply by Adam Nov 14, 2013.

For Sale: Double Kick Press Forms 4 Replies

These are industrial strength super heavy duty forms made from railway sleepers.You will need a press to create your decks with these forms.They are total surface contact forms, not just edge bending…Click here for the full story

Started by Fitz. Last reply by Fitz Aug 23, 2013.

Love all your work guys!

Hey crew.Just a quick note to say big props! We are a small team here at Prince Albert, and have gone through a lot of R&D to teach ourselves how to make boards to a marketable quality. All the…Click here for the full story

Started by Bryan Sainsbury-Hore Jul 10, 2013.

Concave 6 Replies

Whats some cheap easy ways I can put a concave on some ply .Click here for the full story

Started by charliefisher. Last reply by Deeks63 Jun 6, 2013.

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Comment by Steve on June 14, 2014 at 18:21

Yeah ok sweet Adam, Do you have the proper foam for that? I have some if you need some.

Ok well thats 2 people. Ill do a proper post on our facey page in the next few days with more details. If we get 5 people its happening!

Oh and all this stuff Im just selling for cost, not looking to make a profit, just wanna see it being used and recouping costs

Comment by Adam Babic on June 14, 2014 at 17:01

I am definitely interested Steve!!
Also I am still attempting builds/projects. 
Currently in the throws of making my Rayne Amazon a foam core. 
Pics will be up upon completion.
Got plenty more planned for the year.

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Comment by Steve on June 14, 2014 at 15:18

Dunno Deeks, board building, its too hard....

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Comment by Steve on June 14, 2014 at 15:14

You cant make a board with the timber only, its not strong enough, stiff enough or impact resistant enough...

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Comment by Deeks63 on June 14, 2014 at 15:13

Ditto Steve - I was thinking the same thing a couple of months back - what happened to all the enterprising young lads turning their hands to board building?!

Comment by Ben Rainford on June 14, 2014 at 14:39

I'd be interested.. how much is the wood only though?

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Comment by Steve on June 14, 2014 at 13:38

Geez this place is ghost town these days...

I have heaps of board building materials still left over which I would love to see being used for boards.

Im even of thinking of doing board building packs which would include all the necessary materials to construct a board exactly the same as an FP, including some extruded polystyrene foam to make a mold with. All you would need is your own epoxy. I havent worked it out just yet but it would most likely be around the $100 mark shipped to your door

Would anyone be interested in something like this? I Would need to have at least 5 people interested to make it worth me doing.

Other than that if you want some other materials hit me up

Comment by Ben Rainford on December 21, 2013 at 19:13

Just letting everyone know that it doesn't have clear coat on in the pic... :)

Comment by Ben Rainford on December 21, 2013 at 19:12

Ok, so like i said i was building a nice cruiser and its turned out pretty cool, to be honest I'm more in to downhill, but i thought it would be cool to have one around, I'm still not sure what trucks to use though. I just gave it a clear coat with a dark stripe on the bottom, will post some pictures when its all done!!!!!

Comment by Ben Rainford on December 16, 2013 at 18:24

thaaanks @A Dalrymple yesterday i picked up a piece of solid pine and I'm now building a nice cruiser, I'm really excited and can't wait to cut it all out!!!!!!



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