Skating is obviously an expensive sport for the passionate skaters. If you are a regular skater, you will need to change your skateboards every month as the skateboards gets worn out with daily use. Skateboards are costly enough to be thrown away. An other reason might be, a skater’s love and attachment towards the skateboard, never allows them to throw it away. Using the unused skateboards helps in the environment sanitation and health. Recycling a skateboard suggests to bring out beautiful and use worthy things from the old and broken skateboards. Those might be a table, a shelf, a bench, a deck stool, heels, pet feeder, a clock, etc.
1. Skateboard table
The old skateboards can be used to prepare a designer table. The table can be used as a showpiece. It is really simple to make a table out of the skateboards. You need to find only the legs for the table and the skateboards can act as the base of the table, if two or three are joined together with the help of adhesives or screws and nails. You can use wooden or iron legs for the same. The table can help you put light house hold articles on it.
2. Skateboard shelf
You can use your old skateboard as a shelf by fixing it to the walls of your study room or kitchen, to place books or light kitchen items on it. It takes neither enough time nor enough labor for the same. It also looks trendy on your walls. You can also make stands for the shelf and prepare a standing shelf with more than one rack. Bedroom will be the correct place to place the shelf.
3. Skateboard bench
You need to collect many skateboards to make a chair out of the unused skateboards. You can assemble the skateboards to make arms, legs and a long sitting place of the bench. This skateboard bench looks colorful and stylish. You can install it in your garden for better looks of your garden.
4. Skateboard deck stool
Making a deck stool out of these wastes helps a unique and trendy furniture to be created for no cost at all. When the skateboards are converted to deck stools, the scrapes and scars on the decks, create an lovely pattern to watch. Nowadays, these deck stools are becoming so popular that people do not bother paying a thick money to own one. It is gaining popularity all over the world gradually.
5. High heels
Ruined old skateboards are the best materials ever to make a high heel for the shoes. These high heels manufactured are mostly used as a summer beach outfit. These heels are in high demand for the sea beaches. People love to wear it and get into the sea as this heels cannot be hampered by the sea salt.
6. Pet feeder
The worn out skateboards can be turned into very good, modern and artistic pet feeders with multiple utensils attached on it for your pets. As the skateboards are long, you have enough space to install two to three utensils on it. You can use stainless steel for easy washing and maintenance. You just need to cut the skateboard according to the sizes of the utensils you want to use as your pet feeder. After removing the cuts, you can make the utensils adhere to the skateboard. Then you can use them to serve food to your pets. You can also add stands to the feeder to maintain some height. This helps your pet to eat in an elevated height which helps to ease their neck and joint stress. The height does not allow excess air to enter your pet’s stomach. Thus, it is helpful in digestion. You can use this feeder to serve both food and water. It is convenient for you to place the feeder where ever you want.
7. Painted clock
The skateboards can be used for acrylic paintings to manufacture beautiful wall hangings. Those paintings include scenery, pictures, flowers, birds, animals, etc. A fashionable and decorative wall clock can also be made by acrylic painting on the skateboards. Making a wall clock is not that much tough. You need to paint your skateboards with acrylic paints with innovative designs that looks new and pleasurable to people’s eyes. You need to attach a wall clock on that painted skateboard and make it hang-able on the walls. This really looks new and enhances your drawing room beauty. People even pay up to 30 USD to buy one of the painted skateboards to decorate their houses.