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BROWSE


Lead Image

Bordo Bello Ouija Skateboard

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Production Method

Engraving

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Design

Tymn Armstrong

Carpentry: Dave Armstrong

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Printing

BJ Trophies

Tymn Armstrong’s laser engraved skateboard deck cum divination tool designed for annual AIGA fundraiser Bordo Bello brings new meaning to the phrase skate or die.  

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Client

Bordo Bello


Quantity Produced

1


Production Cost

$100


Production Time

1 Week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

7.5 × 31.5 × 1/16 in.


Page Count


Paper Stock

7-Ply Canadian Maple


Number of Colors

1

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Captain Howdy
Zamenhof

 


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Project Description

Bordo Bello is a premier artist event curated by AIGA Colorado. Every year, they invite artists from all over to contribute uniquely customized skateboard decks. The decks are then auctioned online and all proceeds go to various charities.

I was invited to contribute a piece for the 2012 event. For my deck, I made a Ouija board with the artwork applied using a laser engraving.

Production Lesson(s)

When engraving a skateboard, start with an unfinished deck; This will prevent the varnish from catching fire during the printing process.”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

September 27, 2012

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Engraving
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