Monthly Archives: January 27, 2016

My ledge

I built a ledge to create my own skate spot. A spot that’s far away from the broken beer bottles, empty pizza boxes, assorted rubbish, blood, weirdos, police tape and everything else that gets in the way of skating the local council skate parks. I’m not sure how long my ledge will last, but I’m going to […]


Barnyard with Bullett 66s. Big, beefy and beautiful. ??? A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Jan 15, 2016 at 1:28am PST Extremely happy to find a #StreetPlantBrand Barnyard 9.5″ deck at local skate shop over the weekend. It’s so cute with its short stubby shape! ??????? A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) […]

Woolly mammoth

After an additional five days roaming in the wilderness of the city, my #streetplantbrand 9.5″ mammoth finally set its shaggy set of fine phalanges on my front door. So good. ⚡?⚡ A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Jan 8, 2016 at 1:45am PST

Building my DIY masonry block ledge at The Ditch

I’ve been inspired by The Build Project and the Cinder Block Ledge by DIY Skate to build a ledge in the stormwater-run-off-turned-bike track (a place I call The Ditch) of a nearby suburb. This blog post documents the process of building my DIY ledge at The Ditch – from inception to implementation. The ditch A photo posted […]


Practising pushing and riding switch.