Making a Skateboard

How To : Make a skateboard style wallet from duct tape

DuctTapeStuff really knows his way around a roll of duct tape. Watch as he makes a "skateboarder wallet" in just a few minutes, the perfect fashion accessory to go along with your "skater jeans". Don't want to loose your nifty new wallet? Add a ring and a carabiner to keep it ...more

How To : Make sharp turns on a skateboard

Making sharp turns on a skateboard is easy with these tips. Get expert advice on skateboard decks and tricks in this video lesson. Take action: put weight on heels to turn left, put weight on toes to turn right, pick up 2 front tires & pivot for quick turns, and lead with uppe ...more

How To : Drop into a half pipe on a skateboard

In this video Nate Principato will show you how to drop into a half pipe of your skateboard. Halfpipes can be tricky so watch closely! Nate also explains common mistakes to avoid making so that you can optimize you halfpipe experience. Drop into a half pipe on a skateboard. Cl ...more

How To : Ollie on a skateboard, for beginners

It takes most everyone a long time to do an ollie but once you have it done it happens all the time. When first starting out it is a good idea to learn the technique in the grass or on some carpet so the board doesn’t roll around. It’s also a good idea to fully learn the ollie ...more

How To : Unlock zombie mode in Skate 3

It's time to grind some rails and perform som sick skateboard tricks, all during a zombie apocalypse. That's right , Skate 3 for the Xbox 360, has a zombie mode that makes performing tricks much more difficult to do. All it takes is one word to help unlock this mode and that's ...more

How To : Do an Inward Heelflip on a skateboard

A video dedicated to the teaching of the skateboarding trick called the Inward Heelflip. This skateboard tutorial covers areas such as foot placement and common mistakes made while practicing the Inward Heelflip.

How To : Fakie big flip with Alex Narsh

Want to do a fakie big flip? This free video skateboarding lesson will show you how it's done. As you might expect, the manoeuvre itself is easy enough – so easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview in just 54 seconds. The real trick is mastering the flip. ...more

How To : Build a prop hover board

Ever since Back to the Future Part Two, every kid has wanted their own hover board. Parker put together this tutorial to show how to get one step closer to the dream, by building a prop hover board. You will need a plastic lid, spray paint, hot glue, a small circuit board, Mod ...more

How To : Grip-tape your casterboard deck

Grip-taping your casterboard is very important for traction, and if you don't know how, this video will help you, with three different methods of putting grip tape on the deck of your casterboard. Ryan Wilson and Axis shows you the tricks to gripping your board. Be careful wi ...more

How To : Shape trucks for fingerboards

Fingerboards are popular miniature skateboards available all over the globe. The parts are pre-made by various manufacturers, but you can modify the parts yourself. In this video, you'll learn how to shape fingerboard trucks using basic tools. Materials needed: A pair of han ...more

How To : Do skateboard figure eights at a skatepark

Park Skateboarding: Show Off Your Skills The first skateparks appeared in the 1970s, and nowadays, they're the epicenter of the skateboarding world, a place to see and be seen. That being the case, you don't want to show up to the park without your "A" game. Let our trick gui ...more

News : Possible New SCRABBLE Words?

QI and ZA. QI n pl. -S the vital force that in Chinese thought is inherent in all things ZA n pl. -S a pizza For over a decade, these words have been used in SCRABBLE play, but not in the US or Canada. It wasn't until their addition in the Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionar ...more

News : The Most Thief-Proof Bike Lock in the World

Germany company Conrad has created a bike lock that would deter even the most dedicated of thieves. The Rube Goldberg-esque device is outfitted with motorized skateboard wheels that elevate the bicycle off the ground, as high as your lamp post or utility pole of choice allows. ...more

HowTo : Dumpster Dive For Gold

Dumpsters make great swimming pools and skateboard ramps, but when they're full of trash, they're pretty valuable, too. You can get a surprising amount of free booty dumpster diving. If you're a penny pincher who values low cost (re: free) functionality, check out Apartment Th ...more

How To : Replace skateboard wheels

Broken or missing skateboard wheels aren't the end of the world. In just a few minutes, you can replace them. You Will Need * A combination wrench * Replacement wheels Step 1: Remove the old wheels To remove a damaged wheel, use a combination wrench. Place the skateboard on ...more

How To : Maintain a skateboard

Your skateboard takes a lot of abuse. A quick check of your board before each ride will keep it in top condition so it doesn’t send you into a “slam.” You Will Need * A skateboard * A damp towel * An electric sander or sandpaper * Grip tape * A plastic or metal bristle brush * ...more

How To : Do A Kickflip On A Skateboard

So, you want to learn how to kickflip? As with other skateboarding tricks, this requires mental and physical practice. Foot Position You want to put your back foot on the concave of the back of the board, and your front foot hanging half way off the board, angles 90 degrees, ...more

News : Mad Cow Meat Joust

Build wooden horses for the boys to joust on. The horses are built from the shoulder up so they can be ridden low rider style, (and a fall won't totally take out a cast member. But if you feel like making scale wooden horses, be my guest.). The horses must have some sort of ha ...more

News : How to Make a Table Out of an Old Snowboard

Check out this sweet project where a table is made from an old snowboard. An old skateboard could be used to make an end table as well maybe! Shredder Style - ReadyMade. Convert a thrashed board into a space-age coffee table.

Gaming : The 9 Best Free Action Games for iPhone & Android

Smartphones and tablets have become so powerful in recent years that they're now approaching PCs and game consoles in terms of gameplay and graphics. Thanks to sharper and more responsive touchscreens along with powerful processors, iOS and Android devices like the OnePlus 5 h ...more

How To : Hack Skateboard for Virtual Reality

An accelerometer/gyro goes onto an Arduino board and transmits the angular motion of the skateboard via Bluetooth to a virtual reality game I made for Android phones and Google Cardboard. DIY Virtual Reality Skateboard Video: . This is a really fun and easy project that can b ...more

How To : Manage Stored Passwords So You Don't Get Hacked

Chrome, Firefox, and Safari all provide built-in features that allow you to save your username and password for your favorite sites, making the process for entering your credentials a breeze when you revisit them. While this automation does make your life a little easier, it ...more

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