howtoons ice skate board

Need some winter excitement? Maybe not the safest idea, but a neat one nonetheless, Howtoons shows how you can pop off the wheels on your skateboard and replace them with filed strips of steel and threaded rod to make a gnarly Iceboard (personally, I’d add some toe straps to that bad boy for stability). Master of crazy mods and MAKE Heirloom Tech columnist Tim Anderson, inspired by the Iceboard and Eric Wilhelm’s rad Ice Proa (Polynesian ice canoe) tutorial, even takes it a step further to make the Kite Ice Butt Board, complete with video: