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by TheNewEnglandPlow
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Next downhill resort ski
Replies: 0
Views: 1670

Next downhill resort ski

I ski 3 pin karhu mil surplus and alico march boots. I ski on new england hard pack and at resorts. I love my leather boots. For a next ski i was thinking the alpina 80 due to its weight and sidecut as well as good grip. May be fisher s bound i want a controllable skinny ski and to wear my leathers....
by TheNewEnglandPlow
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: making wooden skis
Replies: 12
Views: 5054

Re: making wooden skis

I'll do it is gonna take me time I'm going to make them with my grandfather. He is the Ceo of knowing crap. He have a lot of experience he has been doing shit like this for the past 60+ years. He's built houses and decks and tools. The skis will be here by end of this year. Now I must research. See ...
by TheNewEnglandPlow
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: making wooden skis
Replies: 12
Views: 5054

Re: making wooden skis

not gonna lie about unmounted skis. those skis are real beauties. but for 250 bucks for 150 bucks I can get some eon 62. i understand these are different beasts. but for 100 dollars I can poxy a poplar to a hickory board and get edges too. or for 80 get pure hickory or ask maybe birch for cheaper I ...
by TheNewEnglandPlow
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: making wooden skis
Replies: 12
Views: 5054

Re: making wooden skis

Not XC skis. I'm try to make xcD skis for more of an down Hill a ski not mad out of pine but hickory or ash wood. So I do not need a lot of camber but that's a good advice I need to write down thanks for your input. And that fine woodworking magazine can I have some pictures
by TheNewEnglandPlow
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: making wooden skis
Replies: 12
Views: 5054

making wooden skis

https://www.argobuilder.com/making-traditional-wooden-skis.html I'm planning to make something like this but skinnier and I'm going to put a metal edge also I need to choose a wood so hickory or ash or maple. I will be mounting a voile 3 pin cable binding and using the Alico march boots. also using ...