Transform an old skateboard into a chic end table in a few easy steps

You might not think it, but skateboards have become quite the upcycler's delight. From wall shelves to art pieces, to even bed headboards, old skateboards have proven to be a versatile component in a lot of unique and unconventional DIY projects. In this post, learn how to upcycle an old skateboard into a vibrant and Insta-worthy end table.
This skateboard end table will add a fun and modern feel to a living room or den while doubling as a guaranteed conversation starter. This project is easily customizable. You can opt for a classic neutral color or add a pop of color and intrigue by using a skateboard with a bright pattern.
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Materials
- Skateboard
- 2 electric drills
- Phillips head drill attachment
- Socket driver attachment
- 2 hairpin table legs
- Phillips head screwdriver
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Instructions
1. Put the skateboard on its side on the work surface.
2. Remove the trucks (brackets attaching the wheels) from the skateboard by putting the Phillips head attachment on top of a bolt and the socket driver attachment on the bottom and unscrewing it.
3. Remove the nut and bolt and set them aside for later. Repeat for all the nuts and bolts.
4. Turn the skateboard so the top is against the work surface.
5. Align the base of a hairpin leg with the four holes where the truck used to be attached.
6. Insert two of the reused bolts into the holes and loosely screw on the reused nuts to hold them in place.
7. Put the skateboard sideways on the work surface.
8. Tighten the bolts and nuts using the socket driver attachment on the bottom of the skateboard for the nuts and the manual screwdriver on the top for the bolts. Continue screwing the table leg in place, tightening each nut as necessary.
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9. Repeat with the other hairpin leg.
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