popsicle stick longboard 00 614x460 How To:  Longboard Deck From Popsicle Sticks

popsicle stick longboard 01 614x460 How To:  Longboard Deck From Popsicle Sticks

popsicle stick longboard 02 614x460 How To:  Longboard Deck From Popsicle Sticks

According to Instructables user nsnip, they’re made from Baltic birch! To make this board, he cut the rounded ends off stacks of sticks with a table saw, laminated them stick-by-stick in five layers with alternating grain directions, and glued the whole thing together in an improvised vacuum press made from a clothes storage bag. Impressive, meticulous craftsmanship.

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Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


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