Turn a Skateboard into an Iceboard

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Turn a Skateboard into an Iceboard

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:

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I'm a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. I was an editor on the first 40 volumes of MAKE, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. In particular, covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

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