What can I use as a skateboard ramp?
The main possibilities are plywood, Masonite and Skatelite. The skating surface on any ramp much depends on where the ramp will be placed. For example, a halfpipe inside a warehouse would receive a different surface as opposed to it being outdoors with the rain and/or snow. Lets start with plywood.
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.
What is the best material for a ramp?
Concrete is the most expensive ramp option available. It is also the strongest and the most permanent. Concrete ramps can easily have excellent non-slip surfaces built in during construction. Concrete ramps require specialized installation and building permits.
How do you cut the angle of a ramp?
Align the end of the straight edge with the mark and adjust the other end to produce the desired slope. Use the pencil to trace along the length of the straight edge creating a template of the slope and angle to be cut.
How long is a mini ramp?
Find a spot that’s as flat as possible and the rest is up to you. A nice size would be 3-4 feet high, 20 feet in length, and 8 feet wide. This would end up costing you a bit more, but would likely be worth it if you’ve got the space.