What kind of wood is used to make skateboarding ramps?
CDX, ACX, Burch, particle board, etc. We recommend using any type of smooth and sanded plywood. Particle board is quite possibly the worst type of wood you could use! A halfpipe outdoors with plywood will need something such as Skatepaint to help protect the wood from rain/snow.
Can I skate on plywood?
Skate the plywood – you can stick with the 2 layers of plywood and skate that. The untreated plywood is not resistant to sun and rain, so you will need to protect it. Keep in mind plywood hurts more to fall on.
Can I use plywood for a wheelchair ramp?
Can I use plywood for a wheelchair ramp? For an indoor ramp, plywood might work, but when building a wheelchair ramp outdoors, use pressure-treated lumber.