3D Printed Skateboard Takes Personalization 3D!

Printing DDD

This cool board was made by prototyping service, Solid Concepts.  It is made using SLS and is manufactured out of Nylon 12.  The boards were made to show that 3D printing could be both beautiful, but also functional and stand-up to the abuse expected from a commercial product.

We talked about another board sport a few weeks ago, wakesurfing and my cousin Zoey, and we’ll keep it in the family talking about my cousin Andrew Schoultz and skateboards.  Andrew is a former pro skater turned artist, that has painted some amazing skateboards and gone on to do sculpture, large multi-story wall paintings and outdoor murals on building exteriors among other things.

Example painted skateboard decks (Courtesy of Andrew Schoultz) Example painted skateboard decks (Courtesy of Andrew Schoultz)

Andrew’s work can be a bit difficult to describe, so I’ll lean on his self description:

“Andrew Schoultz combines meticulous rendering with imagery both familiar and fantastical. Themes of chaos and destruction forewarn…

View original post 237 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s