MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2017

Build your own Skateboard or Longboard

Coby Unger, Associate Instructor

Enrollment: Unlimited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/04
Attendance: Participants must attend all sessions
Prereq: Hobby Shop term Membership
Fee: $85.00 for Deck materials

Over the course of this class we will use the CNC router, laser, vacuum bag and manually operated woodworking tools. No prior woodworking experience is necessary. We will first cover mold design in Fusion 360 and operation of the CNC router to cut a lamination mold for a total of two board designs chosen by the class participants. The vacuum bag is used to glue laminate thin veneer layers together and create the curved deck blank. 
The laser cutter will be used for to make a decorative wood veneer top or bottom of your design. 

Sponsor(s): Hobby Shop
Contact: Coby Unger, W31-031, 617 253 4343,

Build your own Skateboard or Long board

Jan/09 Mon 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031
Jan/13 Fri 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031
Jan/20 Fri 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031
Jan/23 Mon 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031
Jan/27 Fri 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031
Jan/30 Mon 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031
Feb/03 Fri 02:00PM-05:00PM W31-031

If you have any question, please email Coby at:

Coby Unger - Associate Instructor