Building and Riding the Backyard "Flight Deck"

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  • Published on Sep 13, 2019
  • Nothing says "home improvement" like building a mountain bike park in your yard. Today, we build an elevated roll-in deck at the summit of Berm Peak. I'm calling it, "The Flight Deck". In the future, we could build drops, bridges, or any number of features off the flight deck. This was a pretty big build for one amateur carpenter to do in a weekend, so I sure learned a lot on this one. Enjoy!
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  • Charlie LaFont
    Charlie LaFont 20 hours ago

    you should make one of the ramps steps because steps are really fun to ride down.

  • Telestic Cash
    Telestic Cash Day ago +1

    So, how did we help him build faster?

  • Tim Collins
    Tim Collins Day ago

    For build stuff out in space, a 3 axis laser level would be life changing for you. I use them all the time for mechanical alignments. They aren’t super expensive and save loads of time and rework.
    Milwaukee Fuel battery tools, try and break them! If you do, they have a 5 year warranty.

  • Stephen Vaudreuil
    Stephen Vaudreuil 2 days ago +1

    I have never heard someone say "I don't know what I'm doing" and believed them less.

  • Lil Gucci Pug 123
    Lil Gucci Pug 123 5 days ago

    His kids treehouses are gonna be crazy

  • BigPlayBoy445
    BigPlayBoy445 5 days ago

    0:48 when edp445 gets off the flatbed

  • CTT_007 Gaming
    CTT_007 Gaming 6 days ago

    What breathing mask are you using

  • l3lue OwO
    l3lue OwO 6 days ago

    Bruh I’mma bring a belt sander to class to sharpen my pencil now.

  • quinnatr39
    quinnatr39 7 days ago

    Love seeing that clip of Boogieman when talking about wood varieties. A top 5 trail for me.

  • Will Kuhn
    Will Kuhn 9 days ago

    Nice Pencil Sharpener! XD

  • rekamniar
    rekamniar 10 days ago

    How bout build a gondola to the next tool shop

  • Anthony Clore
    Anthony Clore 10 days ago +1

    He is soo smart and he inspired me to make a big trail in my Woods

  • Marc’s Fx
    Marc’s Fx 11 days ago

    Not telling you how to suck eggs but, safety sake turn those rakes inwards, so easy to walk along there and cut your head etc.....great trail and great woodworking skills. Very impressed 👍🏼🏆😊

  • Derrick Rides
    Derrick Rides 14 days ago

    Your woodworking is getting better and better all the time. Keep up the good work.

  • Nick Dinh
    Nick Dinh 15 days ago

    I was actually so worried he was somehow going to get injured again.

  • Sigurd Tangstad Holand
    Sigurd Tangstad Holand 16 days ago +1

    Thanks for the panecakes bro!

  • Dmetal#1
    Dmetal#1 16 days ago

    Wood structures can get pricey. My in-laws were getting rid of there deck so I removed it from there house and reinstalled at my house. I had alot to work with so i overkilled on the support and made a walkway to it. Lot of work but it was free!

  • Biking off A cliff
    Biking off A cliff 16 days ago

    you should build a little cabin under the flight deck

  • harrison corey
    harrison corey 16 days ago

    Put walls and a watertight ceiling underneath it, run some electrical and you got the perfect spot to store power tools, bikes, and anything else!

  • Logan Johnston
    Logan Johnston 17 days ago

    Seth, what do u edit with?

  • BJC T
    BJC T 18 days ago

    Ryobi needs to sponsor him

  • TheVanillaLemon
    TheVanillaLemon 21 day ago

    May I ask what cameras you use?

  • Cayleb Roberts
    Cayleb Roberts 21 day ago +1

    Wat music u like seth g

  • Kirk
    Kirk 22 days ago

    Thanks for the pancakes bro

  • callum ashdown
    callum ashdown 23 days ago +1

    make it a shed under the deck for storage

  • Harry wang
    Harry wang 23 days ago

    please post more videos soon

  • Henry Brien
    Henry Brien 23 days ago +1

    pause the video at 8:42 exactly and it says "thanks for the pancakes bro" in the bottom left, lllmmmaaaooo

  • Max Gomez-Wright
    Max Gomez-Wright 23 days ago

    I really like your vids thx for the content

  • Aaron Fairchild
    Aaron Fairchild 24 days ago

    Pancakes are always a solid choice

  • Alexis Marrero
    Alexis Marrero 25 days ago

    I would consider installing a rain collection barrel for cleaning tools and other stuff...

  • Downhill Time
    Downhill Time 25 days ago

    That looks soooo awesome 10/10 points!

  • Devon Dart
    Devon Dart 27 days ago

    Ryobi should sponsor u

  • hotdawgsz
    hotdawgsz 27 days ago

    8:42 anyone else notice the subtle text at the bottom of the screen? "thanks for the pancakes, bro"

    • Evan Wells
      Evan Wells 22 days ago

      Yeah i saw that too. Had to back up and shift into granny playback speed to find it. 👍

  • Lukas loves Sushi21
    Lukas loves Sushi21 28 days ago

    I love watching your build videos keep it up

  • D̶ʝ Na̶i̶
    D̶ʝ Na̶i̶ 28 days ago

    Is berm peak public

  • Michael Keller
    Michael Keller 28 days ago

    "And this is crucial, since I don't know what I'm doing..." - ha ha ha. and that's the exact reason to do it... for the experience! :)

  • Colby Bogolin
    Colby Bogolin 28 days ago

    His videos inspire me to do stuff like this. Except i build a platform out of rotten 2x4's and attempt to drop off of it on my walmart mountain bike. And eat absolute sh*t.

  • Y’allNeed JESUS!!!!
    Y’allNeed JESUS!!!! 29 days ago

    He said at the summit of berm beak at 0:12

  • Carson Morris
    Carson Morris 29 days ago +2

    Cut 1" slits down the pipes on the tool rack so you can pull them straight out instead of having to shimmy them up and out

  • ThomasTheNord
    ThomasTheNord 29 days ago

    This could easily be an ad for Ryobi

  • dodge challenger
    dodge challenger 29 days ago

    You should dig down abit under the flight deck then concrete it and make it a place for eating

  • J4c03
    J4c03 Month ago

    Just plant some cedar trees , then boom 100 years later you have free wood for building trail features!

  • Crash FNBR
    Crash FNBR Month ago +1

    thanks for the pancakes

  • Kikben Brothers
    Kikben Brothers Month ago +1

    You should have a barbecue under the Flight Deck

    • Lukas loves Sushi21
      Lukas loves Sushi21 28 days ago

      Kikben Brothers that would probably burn the flight deck but good idea

  • Matt Mooney
    Matt Mooney Month ago

    did this man just sharpen a pencil with a belt sander

  • Mosxidi Gaming
    Mosxidi Gaming Month ago +1

    Every time i watch a seth's video,i feel like i am watching a movie

  • David Dodson
    David Dodson Month ago

    Can't wait to see how Berm Prak comes out.

  • gerekappo
    gerekappo Month ago

    Crazy beautiful!!!

  • Jozef Kiss
    Jozef Kiss Month ago

    Very nice job.... like all time.... :)

  • Matthew Mahoney
    Matthew Mahoney Month ago

    I think u should put lights on a trail for night riding. Run an electrical conduit out there for a bunch of stuff.

  • Edward Hudson
    Edward Hudson Month ago

    thanks for the pancakes bro

  • Max Campbell
    Max Campbell Month ago

    What about like a big pully system? for wood

  • Alec nolastname
    Alec nolastname Month ago

    Definitely could setup a rest area under the launch deck.

  • David wazthatme Stegall

    Could use some grip tape like on skate boards or what ever they call it for long boards thats more like salt rock.

  • Don-Michael
    Don-Michael Month ago

    Need content. Need content now. Not sure I can wait any longer. The water is rising. There doesn't seem to be a way out. I am going to drown in the misery of waiting for another video. Arghghghghgh.........

  • Jack Bunyan
    Jack Bunyan Month ago

    You need a quad bike with trailer to haul stuff up

  • dan j oconnor
    dan j oconnor Month ago

    When are you going to build a wall-ride on Berm Peak?

  • Zacharias Starlid
    Zacharias Starlid Month ago

    You are so good at making videos!

  • Nope Nope
    Nope Nope Month ago

    Can someone recommend me a hardtail frame for 27,5 tires, size XL because my frame is way to long, if someone's interested I'm driving a Bulls Copperhead 3

  • No Front Brakes
    No Front Brakes Month ago +1

    I'm always amazed at your ability to make things you build look super professional. If I had $10 for every time I had to reverse my drill and take out a screw...