It’s lights out for Dave Lee and the Signal Snowboards crew! As the 2014 season winds down, the goal is to keep snowboarding past the daylight hours and Dave has just the solution—a snowboard with headlights. The crew fashion a custom board with dedicated mounts at the factory to accommodate a variety of LED Lenser […]
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Signal Snowboards went outside the box big time with this Every Third Thursday. This time they made a snowboard 100% from paper and cardboard. Does it ride? Yes. Would you want one? Probably not, but Signal rider Melissa Riitano and Woodward at Copper jack of all trades Morrison Hsieh put these decks through the paces […]
On this month’s ETT, it’s time to “Spruce things up” with a snowboard made out of discarded Christmas trees. Dave Lee and the Signal snowboard factory crew take on this arboreal challenge utilizing the tree trunks to create the snowboard’s topsheet and core. The experimental board comes out of the presses looking ride-able, so it’s […]
By now everyone probably knows what to expect from an Every Third Thursday webisode series. Sure in recent ones the creativity to push production to new levels hasn’t been exactly what it once was, but that hasn’t stopped the crew from going about making snowboards creatively or just creative snowboards. Well this episode takes it […]
Signal Snowboard’s Dave Lee and teamrider Jake Olson-Elm get serious about ‘apres ski’ in this episode of ETT, building a functioning snowboard beer bong—the snowboarder’s version of the shotski—just in time for Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany! The build starts off at the Reichmann factory where hoses and nozzles are carefully built into the snowboard, then […]
ETT Season 4, episode 1: In the season premier of ETT, the Signal Snowboard crew attempts to use the naturally occurring deep ocean pressure to replace the role of a pneumatic press—the machinery currently used to bind the layers of a snowboard together—in production. On location in New Zealand’s Milford Sound, ETT host Dave Lee […]
High fashion meets snowboarding in this episode of Every Third Thursday. So how will a board designed for Project Runway work on the slopes? You’ll have to watch and see.
3D printing is the way of the future. If you can make a gun from one of these why can’t you make a snowboard? Signal decided for this months episode to try and make a functional 3D printed snowboard. While it looks like it worked in powder I wonder how it would do on corduroy.
For this month’s episode, Signal Snowboards’ Founder Dave Lee leaves the factory to travel across the sea to an Italian glass factory to create a handmade glass snowboard—the most delicate build to date! The glass snowboard is cut, pressed, tempered, and ever so carefully transported to the slopes. Signal Snowboards Italian team rider Giorgio “Iannino” […]
Pretty sure a felony or two was committed in this webisode. But hey who cares about felonies when humor is being doled out on a regular basis. This ETT has Jake Olson-Elm riding a board covered with pennies. Just watch and laugh.