How to Turn a Skateboard Into a Stool With Woodworker Andy Vasquez

Give your used skate decks the little more love they deserve.

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Any skater worth their salt will have several skate decks sitting in the garage, the markers of years of skating that have unfortunately exhausted their use. However, as part of Converse’s CONS Project which aims to foster DIY culture amongst the skate community, Pennsylvania-based skater and woodworker Andy Vasquez has made a living out of transforming otherwise unwanted pieces of wood into useful, and even covetable pieces of furniture. Here, he walks us through a quick demonstration of how to easily transform some unloved decks into a simple yet appealing stool that can serve you for many more years to come, albeit in a less injury-prone way. Watch the video above, and find out more about CONS Project online here.

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