How They Are Made: Recycled Skateboard Pins

Cutting Up the Skateboard

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First, a used skateboard is cut into strips.

Starting Blocks

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Next, those strips are cut into cubes and then split in half along the ply.

Design

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Then, a design is drawn on or a template is used. That design is then cut out and sanded.

Starting to Take Shape

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This is what the pieces look like before painting.

Painting

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Each pin is hand painted, so every one is going to be unique.

Finishing Touches

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Each pin is clear coated 7 times; rendered glossy and ready to stand the test of time.