With the winter season just around the corner (and our 2015/16 Buyers' Guide even sooner!), now is the time to start getting excited about gear. Most prefer to peruse catalogues or check out online reviews, but a few people like Chris Dutton prefer to go down the homemade route.

Yes, that is one of our readers above, putting together his own powder board from scratch! Rather than the simple plywood laminates or cut-it-yourself types we've seen over the last couple of seasons, he's actually gone the whole hog, adding proper edges and what we can only assume are ollie bars into the mix, as well a simple base and some rad graphics.

We doff our caps to you sir, and hope you get some proper shredding done on her. Now where's our tools..?