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Skate Ramp Tips from the King of Built to Shred

Skate ramps are one of the most awesome expressions of DIY individuality, and I post regularly about them — check out my roundup of online ramp plans among others. Thanks to my pals at diy website Built By Kids, one of the masters of skate ramp building, Jeff King of the TV show Built to Shred, supplies a handful of ramp making tips to help make your next project better than ever.

A key line that destroys my favorite childhood ramp material:

Just for the record I don’t ever think masonite should be used for a ramp. Indoor or outdoor.

Check out the full Built By Kids series of skate posts:
– Ramp tips from Jeff King
– Visiting the Built to Shred set (some awesome pics of truly outrageous ramp builds there)
– And a VBS how-to on building a mini ramp