DIY Wakeskate from Plywood and EVA-foam

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I made a nice and fun to use Wakeskate from think plywood glued together in a form with polyurethane glue. The top side has EVA-foam on the tail and fron and the side to enable ollies and flips. (More images inside)

I Glued the thin plywood sheets together and bent it in a form.

I Glued the thin plywood sheets together and bent it in a form.

DIY Wakeskate tracing the contour

I traced the contour of the Wakeskate by having the shape on a piece of paper that i flipped to create symmetry

DIY Wakeskate jiggsaw

I sawed the Wakeskate with a jigsaw

DIY Wakeskate shape in plywood

The finished shape after having vut it out with a jigsaw

DIY Wakeskate edge

I used a router to make the top side of the Wakeskate round

DIY Wakeskate edge with a router

Closeup on the wakeskate top edge, which is round, the bottom edge is sharp.

DIY Wakeskate laquer

Applied laquer. Several layers. I don’t remember the kind, but it has held water.

DIY Wakeskate paint job

Paint on the underside

DIY Wakeskate EVA-foam tail, nose and side risers

Bought a piece of EVA foam to put at the nose tail and side risers.

DIY Wakeskate nose, tail kickflip edge from EVA-foam

Shaped the EVA foam of the Wakeskate tail, nose and side edge

DIY Wakeskate underside

The underside of the DIY Wakeskate

DIY Wakeskate grip material from yogamat

Cut a piece from a Yoga mat as the grip surface for the wakeskate

DIY Wakeskate yogamat surface

Glued the yogamat to the wakeskate

DIY Wakeskate

Finished Wakeskate build

DIY Wakeskate

Another angle, the bumps on the side are for kickflips and such.

DIY Wakeskate

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