Skateboard Makers, Tougher Steel, and Spazzi Blowback
Regarding the DIY skateboard project in MAKE Volume 26 (“World’s Simplest Longboard”), I’ve found Titebond III glue to be more effective for longboards, rather than Gorilla Wood Glue.
Also, the Baltic birch plywood is crucial to this project. The birch plywood “handy panel” found at home improvement stores is just that, handy — but it’s not as solid. You can find Baltic birch plywood at Woodcraft stores.
—Ben Klebe, Lexington, Mass.
Very cool project! I made ...