By Andres Pachon
A. Pachon, a journalist and skateboard addict, is a full-time writer for SHIT® Magazine.
Build an Entire Skatepark at Home: Click Here for our DIY Mega Guide!
As you may already know, we at SHIT® take a lot of pride in creating the biggest and baddest online catalog for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) skate ramps to be found anywhere on the web. This guide is a part of our DIY Mega Guide which will give you everything you need to know about making your own skate park at home!
Today we will be building one of the most popular obstacles to practice street skateboarding on, you can ollie over them, manual through it and get off it with a stylish trick and shred the SHIT® out of it. It is also a very good way to start getting your tricks off plain flat ground and it will give you the confidence you need in the future to attempt other tricks in the actual streets! So, how would you like to have one at home? One you can skate whenever you feel like without having to go to the skatepark! Well, we are here to help you with this awesome step-by-step DIY Guide that will tell you everything you need to know to build your own.
What You Need To Make This Skate Ramp
The blocks and hardware can be found at your local Home Depot. Most of them carry the coping and threshold material.
Search online for the steel fabricators or salvage steel. There are plenty that could meet your needs and at a very good price.
We also recommend protecting the finished product from rain and other weather conditions (especially ply) You may also want to invest in a protective material for the surface. Try Skate Lite or Ramp Armor! Keep in mind that treated wood could contain chemicals with a poisonous pesticide.
With that out of the way, let's get into this SHIT®!
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