joli longboards tells you how to find the perfect shape for your
here follows step two: the
making of. we illustrated that a bit. enjoy!
First, of course, find a proper shape you like
from your sketches.
then, grab a large, not to thin piece of paper and have the following
steel ruler (or any ruler that's flexible and ~ 1 m long),
then, use the steel ruler to make straight, smooth
curves translating your desired shape-of-dreams onto paper. first
pencil, then feltpen was our choice - you can mess first and then
make yourself clear again which line counts.
draw only one side, the other one will be copied
then, follow the ultimate line with the paper
tape. believe me, this makes it a hell easier to cut the form!
wow, great. now, use a steady hand and the cutter
to cut side one...
... and after, fold it over and do the same with
side two (might come in handy to fix the paper with some more paper
now comes the big moment: unfold the shape!
after this, try the shape. that's important.
ok, we tried beforehand, awright, awright. try
whenever you like.
proceed to the manufacturing