31 Aug '12, 8pm

Eqo Optics Recycles Unwanted Skateboards Into Off-the-Hook Sunglasses

is a small, Colorado-based outfit that transforms battered and broken skateboards into off-the-hook sunglasses . Handmade and finished in the company’s Colorado Springs workshop, each pair of shades preserves the multilayered remains of a deck that has long popped its last ollie. Eqo founders (and skateboarding enthusiasts) Jon Winfrey and Ryan Vecchiarelli saw, sand, and shape the wood into a Wayfarer-inspired silhouette, polishing every piece to a gleam with food-grade resins before inserting stainless-steel hinges and polarized Polaroid lenses.

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ecouterre.com 01 Sep '12, 7am

is a small, Colorado-based outfit that transforms battered and broken skateboards into off-the-hook sunglasses . Handmade ...