Schedule a Workshop

Design and Build Your Own Skateboard!

Upcoming workshops:

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If there are no upcoming workshops or you can’t make one, please fill out the form below to schedule a workshop.  Please schedule at least one week in advance and note that you will receive confirmation of dates/times via email within one to two days.  FAQs are below.

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The workshops are broken into two three-hour sessions. Please select six (6) different dates and times in order of your preference, and we'll let you know what works! (Required)






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FAQs

How long are the workshops?

Each workshop is about 3 hours over the course of 2 days (6 hours total).  It takes at least a day for the glue to dry, so we cannot do a full workshop in one day.

Where are the workshops held?IMG_4167

We run our workshops at Fab Lab San Diego: 847 14th St. San Diego, CA 92101.  To bring our workshop to your organization, please contact us!

How old do I need to be?

Ages 8 and up, but if you are under 16, you must attend with a parent or guardian.  Power tools ARE used in this workshop.

What is included with the workshop?

All materials for making a custom skateboard deck that’s a maximum of 33″ long and 9″ wide.  We start with seven maple veneers and a foam block.  You will make and keep your own foam mold.  Wheels, trucks, bearings, and assembly hardware are not included.  However, you will receive a discount code for ordering these parts.

What’s schedule for each workshop session?IMG_4171

2.5 hours for designing and shaping the foam mold

1 hour for glue-up / prep

2.5 hours for cutting, drilling, and sanding

Will I paint my graphic in this workshop?

We cannot paint in this workshop due to the lengthy drying time of paint and clear-coat.  We provide an info packet to guide you on graphics options and application instructions.