Monday, 16 May 2011

Cool dude needs a ride.............

thought I'd give him a skateboard for his birthday.

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A few fun technical problems here. We have the beginnings of a propulsion module, but what about wheels?

The steam boiler was wet felted around a wiffle ball and studded with washers and beads and the pipes are yarn-wrapped bendy drinking straws. The board is just two layers of heavy picture framers' board covered in fabric and stitched together.

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