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OLAF Modification

I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR a suitable vehicle for commuting in Paris for quite some time when I came across the Olaf. The ability to take it onto the metro and use it to shorten the famous “last mile” sold me on the idea and the last few months of using the scooter did not disappoint.

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How it’s made, vol. 1: Laminating wooden OLAF Urban boards

We are using local harvested beech 1 mm (0,04 inch) thick veneer. All sheets are covered with special water resistant glue and stacking is based on our home recipe. All 15 layers are pressed with hydraulic press. In order to speed up the gluing process we heat up the glue via creating heat in aluminum sheets that cover tooling. Those blanks are heated via microwaves with similar process as in your home microwave oven. Tool opening and cooling the board down follow.

Learn about trimming and lacquering soon – stay tuned, it will be interesting:)