Welcome back to Jenk TV!

For this episode, we tried to get DIY with it and build our own skateboard deck out of trash scraps.

Our intern Bechara was inspired by the ongoing hardgoods shortage and wanted to see if he could make a deck out of “alternative” materials, as a sort of doomsday prep in case this pandemic continues to halt skateboard production or we chop down all the maple trees in existence.

Seven plies, a couple presses, glue, and a saw seem pretty easy to come by, so we did some laps around the neighborhood to find some materials to make this deck out of. Bechara figured with all the drinking that’s been going on during lockdown, cardboard boxes of beer would be plentiful and really easy to work with. He threw in a layer cut out from a plastic kiddie pool to see if it would add any pop or elasticity, and veneered that all together to make the deck.

Did we just start the hottest new sustainable skate brand? You’ll have to watch to find out.

Comments

  1. Idris Battou

    November 23, 2020 3:39 pm

    We need more plies!

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  2. smashedup

    November 23, 2020 10:37 pm

    Flooring pieces should’ve been the bread, bro-bro.

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  3. Mr Kyro

    November 25, 2020 8:19 am

    Welcome to Braille skateboarding

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  4. The Street Captain

    November 25, 2020 8:24 am

    Aye, ’tis indeed a fine line twixt just-fuckin-around-wit-da-homies and gimmicky-youtube-scientology-propaganda

    Reply

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