Santa Cruz Simpsons Quiver. WE WANT THEM!
The new skateboard has had its final spray and is awaiting graphics to be applied. We are hoping graphics can be applied using a sponging technique so we can cope with larger groups.
Spot the difference??
Probably not at first glance but the new board has been sprayed with Acrylic Paint to reduce cost and environmental impact as we are now using our own compressor and mixing the paint to the correct viscosity ourselves. Ask our recent club members how to measure viscosity!
You will also be pleased to know the use of the router in finishing the boards edges mean you will be able to make your boards quicker and to an even high quality!
The new project choice ….. Need another clue?
A cheaper option for club members not wanting to purchase trucks and wheels. We are building the first prototype now! Pop in and have a look. What do you know about equilibrium?
New members please make sure you see Mr Fordham and get your name on the list! It is growing and spaces are always limited although we hope to be able to increase group sizes due to the hard work of staff and mentors in developing our projects. Thankyou.
Another cracking session yesterday with everyone getting to spray their boards with designs. It was a tough job but we did it!
I know I should stay impartial but MAN they look good! Well done guys, excellent effort.
A complete gallery of the designs is being hand built by our minions as you read this & we’ll get it online a.s.a.p in the meantime…
Here’s a quick visual guide to the painting process. Read Kyles write up below. Enjoy (Written by Mr K)
“This week we chose a template & sprayed it on. There were lots of templates like ‘Gears, ‘Sunburst’ & ‘Question Marks’.
(I chose the gears) We also made our trucks & next week we are screwing them on.”
Written by Kyle Bourn
Just a quick post to say Happy New Year to everybody & to let you know that we will be starting sessions again this Wednesday. We’ve got all the hardware now so some of the time will be spent putting the trucks & wheels together. The rest of the session will be spent on the laser cutter & possibly spraying depending on time. See you soon, until then check out the final designs below:
Check out the Skateistan Website to see what an amazing job the 'Afghan Skate School' are doing for young people.
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