Some of the best things in life are the simplest. Case in point: Howtoons‘ Rola Bola project from MAKE Volume 08. The Rola Bola is essentially just 3 pieces of wood, some screws, and a PVC pipe that translate to hours of low-tech fun. Any kid (big or small) you make this balance board for is guaranteed to be stoked. And whether you’re into board sports or not, the Rola Bola essentially just helps you hone in your center of balance, a skill anyone could use.
This page pretty much gives the gist of it:
And here it is in our Digital Edition just for you.
Bonus Info: If you are a board junkie like me, stay tuned for Volume 19, which is slotted for DIY Surfboard and DIY Splitboard projects! Awww yeah!