Monthly Archives: November 2012

Boot Sole Center Gauge

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The old adage “Measure Thrice, drill once” is applied to measuring, drilling and mounting bindings. A necessary part of the process is to double check ski mounting lines on both skis to verify accuracy. This step is typically overlooked when considering Boot Sole Centers. Manufacturing errors, wear and tear and other factors may create an…

Paper or Clear Plastic Ski Binding Templates

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A very useful resource for DIY binding mounting and comparisons is paper (or clear plastic) binding templates. Not only are they great aids for accurately laying out binding holes for drilling new holes, but you can also use them to compare existing hole clearances relative to new bindings, binding combinations and discovering unknown original bindings…

When there’s Two Feet of Snow will your Boards be Ready?

Newsletter 11/17/12 The most noteworthy recent additions, changes and news include: Tools4Boards Tuning Kits: Just in are the new Ski and Snowboard Tuning Kits. The Superstations have been in enhance with a couple more items and the cases are now larger and fold open with more pockets and sleeves. Check out the NEW Tools4Boards FIX…

Tools4Boards Razor 3 in 1 Edge Tuner Tool Instructions

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The Tools4Boards Razor 3 in 1 tool for base and side edge beveling, de-burring, sharpening, polishing and and sidewall cutting. Made of durable Lexan polycarbonate plastic. 0-6 degree side-edge, 0-3 degree base-edge angle options. Along with the include 5mm thick file, it accepts up to 5mm thick stones and other files including your favorite long…

Tools4Boards Tuning Kit Instructions

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TOOLS4BOARDS TUNING STATION KIT (SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS) Waxing Skis and Snowboards • Innovative • Simple • Inexpensive • Fast SAFETY • Always wax in a well ventilated area. • Never leave wax iron on unattended. • Use ski and snowboard vises. • Pay attention. Sharpened edges can be harmful. Skis and Snowboards perform at their…

Tools4Boards XACT 3 in 1 Tool Instructions

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  Xact All-in-one sharpens and bevels side edge, base edge and trims excess side wall. Simply turn knob to clamp file, or pull and turn knob to adjust bevel angle. Patented adjustment feature provides simple and accurate bevel angles. Ceramic rollers minimize friction and allow filings to fall away from base. Infinite bevel angle adjustment…

SkiVisions File Base Flattener

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(Updated 11/7/12: Revised instruction and NEW instruction videos at the bottom of the page) The File Base Flattener is a powerful planing tool that uses a file to flatten concave (railed, edge high) snowboards and skis.  It is a different application from the steel blade in the Base Flattener, the steel blade is for fine…