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Eric Runge Inspires Middle Schoolers with Skateboard Builds in California

Eric Runge, a middle school woodworking shop educator, has spent more than 30 years working with youth and showing them how to shape objects and take pride in the craft.  This year he decided to find a way to fund more skateboarding-specific projects, allowing each student an opportunity to construct their own skateboard for fun […]

Marwood Supplies High-Growth Sapient Skateboards Pushing Outreach in Chicago

For Will Stephan, owner of Chicago-based Sapient Skateboards, coming into skateboard production began first with a love for skateboard racing, and then working in skateboard distribution. In 2019, he began to dream of owning his own skateboard production company and completed his first prototyping of a board. Then he moved into branded products more recently, […]

Kudos to the BoardSport Engineering Program at Cadillac High School, Michigan

Marwood Veneer Client Jason Stange, Industrial Engineering Teacher for 23 Years, Runs the 2-Year Old BoardSport Engineering Program, Cadillac High School, Michigan designed for 10-12th graders *Each BoardSport Engineering Program runs 12 weeks, twice during the in-school trimesters of the year. Question #1:  What inspired you to organize the program? Jason Stange at Cadillac High […]

Rad! Science Skateboard Build Class

Engineer your own Longboard or Skateboard! This class explains how design impacts skaters, utilizes mold shaping, bent wood lamination, and finishing work, to build a one-of-a-kind skateboard! Custom graphics and art decorations are optional for a 3rd Day, From 8:00 am to 1:00 pm each day, subject to change. Join now before spot fill up

Skateboarding Star Rides Skateboard

Skateboarding Star Rides Skateboard Created at Techfest 2017 Gabe Pfalzgraf, a skateboarding star, attended our Techfest build as an observer – but we had some extra veneer, so he was able to make his own board! Gabe was pleasantly suprised!! He handcrafted a 7-ply street deck using techniques we teach in our classes. Not only […]

Marwood Hosts Skateboard Build # 2

Marwood Hosts Skateboard Build # 2 at Techfest 2017 As part of TechFestLou, Marwood hosted a Rad Science Skateboard Build at the University of Louisville Engineering Garage on August 19th and 20th. With 17 participants and 5 observers in attendance, students and professors learned STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills that are necessary to […]

Skateboard Build Class at Louisville Central Community Centers

Skateboard Build Class at Louisville Central Community Centers During Jefferson County Public School’s Spring Break, Marwood was able to host another Rad Science Skateboard Build Class. Funded by the Mayor Summerworks Program, students were able to build, design, and shape their own boards using techniques taught by Marwood’s own, Martin Walsh. We loved partnering with […]

Students make Skateboards on Wave3

Marwood was featured on Wave 3 News!! In 2015, this clip of Jim Martin, Marwood’s president, aired on Wave 3 News. First of all, you can see students creating and enjoying their own skateboards using our quality products! Furthermore, you can hear about the different STEAM skills that we teach in the class. Above all, […]

A Spicy Design: Casino Restaurant of Sinker Cypress is a Spirited Taqueria

Horseshoe Winter 2015 DS: Click here to follow the link to the article!

Marwood Inc. Cypress Veneer Featured in Design Solutions Project Highlighting Baltimore Casino

(PRLEAP.COM) March 12, 2015 – Jeffersonville, IN. Marwood Inc., a leading provider of domestic and imported hardwood veneers in the U.S. and overseas, was recently recognized as the veneer supplier for the woodwork in the Johnny Sanchez Restaurant at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, Maryland. The woodwork in the restaurant won the Architectural Woodwork Institute’s […]

Boyscout with skateboard

Marwood Veneer Supplies Troops for Longboard and Penny Board Build Projects as part of New Initiatives in Varsity Boy Scouting

(PRLEAP.COM) Feb. 18, 2015 – The Boy Scouts of America have begun to look to trusted supplier, Indiana-based Marwood Veneer, for its skateboard build projects under new initiatives in Varsity Boy Scouting in San Francisco, CA. Scout Leader David White of Troop 946, has been active in scouting programs for 30 years, and sees an […]

Marwood Veneer gets nod in new book

Marwood Veneer says it was listed as a trusted veneer source for skateboards in the newly published guide, “The Handmade Skateboard,” from Spring House Press. read more!

Jeffersonville veneer company becoming household name in skateboard design

Marwood Inc., a Jeffersonville manufacturer, importer and exporter of hardwood veneer and lumber was founded 59 years ago, but it wasn’t until about two years ago that it entered the skateboard market. And in that time, the company has quickly vaulted to the forefront of the industry. read more!