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What Do I Need to Build a Skateboard?

By Graham Williams Category Archives: How To In: Build a Skateboard, How To

Warehouse Skateboards is your one-stop-shop for all things skateboards. We carry all of the tools and parts you need to build a custom skateboard. Building a custom complete should be existing—not stressful. Here’s all the good stuff you’ll need to build a complete skateboard: Skateboard Deck A skateboard deck is the flat board you stand  Continue Reading »

Choosing The Right Skateboard Trucks

By Graham Williams Category Archives: How To In: Build a Skateboard, How To, Tips & Tricks, Warehouse Skateboards

Have you seen the metal T-shaped pieces on the underside of your skateboard? These are skateboard trucks, and they keep your wheels and bearings securely attached to the deck. Trucks are a key component in creating your own skateboard, and they’re composed of several different parts: axles, hangers, kingpins and bushings. Each one of these parts  Continue Reading »

How To Build A Skateboard

By Graham Williams Category Archives: How To In: Build a Skateboard, How To, Tips & Tricks, Warehouse Skateboards

After you’ve chosen all the individual parts of your skateboard with our custom builder, it’s time to assemble your board. Follow these steps, and you’re on your way to becoming a serious skateboarder.   Materials Needed:   Gripped Skateboard Deck Skateboard Hardware (Set of 8 Bolts and Nuts) Skateboard Trucks (Set of 2) Set of  Continue Reading »

Choosing and Maintaining Skateboard Wheels

By Graham Williams Category Archives: How To In: Build a Skateboard, How To, Products, Warehouse Skateboards

You’ve decided on size. Style. Deck. Features. Now you’ve got to determine what kind of skateboard wheels are going to get you to where you want to go.   There are two main choices in skateboard wheels: diameter (millimeters) and durometer (hardness). Both of these choices are a matter of personal preference, and what you  Continue Reading »

What Size Skateboard Do I Need?

By Graham Williams Category Archives: How To In: Build a Skateboard, How To, Products, Warehouse Skateboards

So you’ve made the distinction between a shortboard, cruiser, old school, and longboard. Awesome! Now what?   The width you need depends on your height, shoe size, skating style, and personal preferences. Length and wheelbase are essential, but width is the most important part of choosing a skateboard deck. The general idea is this: wide  Continue Reading »