Serving tray made from recycled skateboards

Q&A: Back Tail Customs

When Jesse Epple isn’t skateboarding, he’s creating something unique out of wood in his at-home workshop. Over the past few years, he’s learned how to combine both passions. He creates custom wood pieces in the heart of Columbia with scrap wood and recycled skateboards.When Jesse Epple isn’t skateboarding, he’s creating something unique out of wood in his at-home workshop. Over the past few years, he’s learned how to combine both passions. He creates custom wood pieces in the heart of Columbia with scrap wood and recycled skateboards.


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Brown chip bags in St. Louis

The Perfect Potato Chip

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Seüf Guitars

Mark (top) and Shaun Penechar also play in two bands together, Scouts and Doubledrag.