Instructables user wolfsshade used hardware store parts to make this homemade ripstik (a center-swiveling skateboard). Looks nice, like more of a skateboard than futuristic hovercraft.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • ms razorama

    The Ripstik Caster Board continues to dominate the urban landscape as THE Skateboard alternative… or is it Snowboarding on cement? The inclined caster trucks and pivoting deck provide a magic carpet like glide over concrete without pushing!

    Choose among unique deck colors: Blue, Silver, Green, Red and Pink.

    No Wonder the RipStik® Caster Board was awarded Outdoor Toy of the Year.