Bamboo Longboards – If you are wondering how to make a longboard or want to make a longboard board, this post will help you to have enough knowledge to carry out your projects. The tables longboard may be the miss of different materials, the most common Canadian maple (most manufacturers use seven sheets), bamboo (5 sheets), fiberglass, carbon fiber, the latter two are in the Cutting edge manufacturing of Longboards (usually combined with maple or bamboo).
You can also use birch, poplar, poplar you need more sheets to have the same result, usually 9. As we know, bamboo is one of the plants that has the fastest growth, is a great ally of the environment against the wood from the trees. The bamboo in needing fewer sheets results in agile, light boards, and with a very particular aesthetic. To join the laminate bamboo longboards, you have several types of glue or glue, immediate wood purchase glue on any surface or Titebond III, which may be the best option.
Big brands of longboard and skateboard are suspicious of the type of tail they wear. If you want to give more flexibility and resistance you can use epoxy or some type of specialized resin. When we laminate a board of bamboo longboards or skateboard (either from 1’5 mm veneers or 3-4 mm thin veneers) we do a similar process but at lower pressure and at room temperature, using a few Adhesives.