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  • 00:30, 9 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+602). . N MonkeyWiki:General disclaimer(Created page with "Some of the information in the articles in this wiki describe tools and techniques which can be very dangerous. Use common sense, and if in doubt, consult a professional directly...") (current)
  • 00:30, 9 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+602). . N MonkeyWiki:General disclaimer(Created page with "Some of the information in the articles in this wiki describe tools and techniques which can be very dangerous. Use common sense, and if in doubt, consult a professional directly...") (current)
  • 23:44, 8 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+101). . N Suppliers(Created page with "List out all of my suppliers for each material, and any info I have about specific part numbers, etc.")
  • 22:26, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+417). . N Construction Checklist(Created page with "There are a lot of steps to building a Monkey. There’s lots of things to do to prepare the materials, and lots of stuff to get ready for lamination. I keep track of exactly whe...")
  • 22:22, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+1,413). . Main Page
  • 22:21, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+1,033). . N CNC Router(Created page with "In 2003 I built a CNC router to allow me to accurately cut snowboard cores, bases, and mold parts. The cutting area is 2′ x 7’1″ with 5″ of travel in the Z axis (you end ...")
  • 22:19, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+1,732). . N Ash edge stringer and sidewalls(Created page with "I place a PTEX sidewall and a 2cm ash stringer along the length of the effective edge. In order for this to match the sidecut and thickness profile of the board perfectly, this m...")
  • 22:19, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+1,116). . N Cleanup after inlay, and final blank sizing(Created page with "After the glue has dried, the core blank has to be cleaned up quite a bit: the excess glue must be scraped away, and the blank has to be smoothed completely on both sides in a pl...")
  • 22:18, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+4,122). . N CNC Core Cutting(Created page with "== Edge relief and alignment marks == The first stage in CNC cutting the core is to create a shallow relief for the edge material along the perimeter of the core. About 0.025...")
  • 22:17, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+499). . N Joining the halves of a core blank(Created page with "The final phase of creating a core blank is joining a pair of book matched slices from a stack to form a blank that is approximately 14” wide. The blank will be as long as the ...")
  • 22:17, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+3,378). . N Bases, edges, and nose/tail spacers(Created page with "The base, with edges, defines the final shape of the board. The edges are used as a guide when trimming the board out after lamination. The nose and tail spacers serve the purpos...")
  • 22:16, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+4,461). . N Finishing a wood veneer top sheet(Created page with "One of the top sheet options we had available at Happy Monkey was a bird’s eye maple veneer. It looks beautiful, it’s reasonably durable (though less durable than an ABS top ...")
  • 22:15, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+2,184). . N Fibers(Created page with "The primary reinforcement I use in my boards is Vectorply E-TLX 2200, which is a stitched triaxial E-Glass. 54% of the fibers run in the longitudinal direction (0 degrees) while ...")
  • 22:15, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+1,111). . N Epoxy(Created page with "I use an epoxy system specifically designed for ski and snowboard applications by QCM Industrial, a local company. The epoxy is designed to be flexed and resist impact at extreme...")
  • 22:15, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+2,858). . N Final prep for lamination(Created page with "At this stage I pretty much have all of the parts of the board completed and ready for lamination. The final steps involve cleaning and prepping mold skins, ensuring correct alig...")
  • 22:14, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+2,856). . N The Monkey Press(Created page with "I press Monkeys in my custom built pneumatic snowboard press. The press heats both the top and bottom of the laminate to 175F with two 2,083 watt heat blankets that provide direc...")
  • 22:13, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+4,712). . N Overview of cleanup and finishing(Created page with "After the board comes out of the press we still have a lot of cleanup work to be done before it really starts looking like a snowboard. More pictures of this process will be ad...")
  • 22:11, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+1,220). . N Router Bits(Created page with "So much of core construction involves the trusty router. The primary router I use on my CNC machine is a Porter Cable model 890 2 1/4hp router motor. The part number is 8902. For...")
  • 22:10, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+2,220). . N Press heat control and thermocouples(Created page with "The press is heated with two custom silicon heat blankets from MEI, each one 14” x 85”, 2,083 watts running on 240v. They heat very quickly and evenly, are flexible, and they...")
  • 22:01, 7 July 2011 (diff | hist) . . (+7,022). . N Monkey Press Construction(Created page with "This is a detailed overview of my press, complete with part numbers where applicable. All part numbers are for McMaster-Carr unless otherwise specified. == Steel == The press...")

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