How to Set Up a Skateboard for Beginners?

So you’ve bought your very first beginner skateboard. Nice choice! The question now is: How do you set it up?

If you’ve got a complete skateboard, you pretty much don’t have to worry about assembling the board. It’s all done for you.

However, if you like DIY projects, then this set-up guide is your buddy!

We’re so excited to share this with you. Let’s build the skateboard together!

Component Checklist

Longboard wheels vs skateboard wheels

Before we begin, let’s first check to see if you’ve got all the parts required to put your skateboard together.

Here’s a quick checklist for 1 skateboard:

  • 1x deck
  • 1x grip tape
  • 4x wheels
  • 8x bearings
  • 2x trucks
  • 4x axle nuts


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