How to build a custom longboard Part 1Read More
Building a custom longboard Part 2Read More
Applying the right amount of glue is super-important to making a good skateboardRead More
This tutorial covers one of the easiest and most effective methods for creating art on skateboards.Read More
Bamboo = Flex... and not just flex, but a crazy amount of 'springback' which gives it a unique feel while riding. The ability to mix and match maple, bamboo and even birch (the lightest of the three) veneer in a deck's construction is going to open up the possibilities for our building community.Read More
How to build a skateboard in a nutshell. View this video to understand what the Roarockit build method is all about.Read More
Mars and Kash do the final finishing on the pre-shaped skateboard.Read More
This video from the Roarockit Skateboard Company demonstrates how to make your own paper template to be used when designing a custom skateboard.
This tutorial shows how to design templates and use hand tools to shape a foam mold for building a skateboard deck in the Roarockit Thin Air Press.Read More
This video from the Roarockit Skateboard Company demonstrates how to shape your own foam mold to be used when designing a custom skateboard.Read More
In this tutorial we will show you the steps to completing your custom made skateboard deck after it has dried for at least 8 hours in the Thin Air Press vacuum bag.Read More
If you are not familiar, Drop through trucks will allow your baseplate to be mounted to the top side of your board, which brings the standing platform on your deck closer to the ground. Similar to a Drop Deck, being closer to the ground will help provide stability and make it easier to push.Read More
Delam is when the layers of veneer that make up a decks construction, start to come apart from each other and form a gap, or crack, along the edge of the board. This tutorial shows how to fix it!Read More
Many times over the years we have been asked how to make a longboard that is longer than the 48" veneers we sell at Roarockit. This tutorial on making a 55" Dancer shows how to edge-join veneer to make a board as long as you like.Read More
This first deck in the series is a very unique double drop deck (1" drop deck with drop through truck mounting) that we created to show off four unique graphic applications.Read More
This tutorial is an extension of our 55" Longboard Dancer tutorial where we demonstrated the process involved with laminating a board longer than the standard 48" long skateboard veneers. In that tutorial you may have noticed that the top side of the deck had a unique grip tape pattern... well, this is how we did it!Read More
Independent board builder, Rob De Freitas, shows how to find and fix a hole in a Thin Air Press Vacuum bag.Read More
This is our most economical introduction to board building, and is our answer to the 'mini-cruiser' craze that has been hitting the streets around the world. Introducing... the Lil'Rockit Builder Kit.
Edge-joining broken or too-small pieces or sheets of 1/16" mapleRead More
Schools around the world use Roarockit's Thin Air Press Technology to teach students how to make their own skate/longboards in the classroom. This is a basic overview of teaching a 5 day class using our pre-shaped veneers and foam molds.