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Longtime Customer, Sam Koch, Gets Creative with Veneer Purchase

September 12, 2022

Our good friend and efficiency expert, Sam Koch, found a way to save on shipping by creatively loading our Maple veneer into every nook and cranny of his truck at Marwood. It’s time for our efficiency expert to make more skateboards and longboards! Interested in making your own skateboard or longboard? Order online and have […]

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Artist Steven Lawrence Uses Marwood Veneer to Make Art

June 6, 2022

Steven Lawrence, based out of California, is a lifelong skater and woodworking artist who has been using Marwood’s various skateboard veneers to make beautiful pieces of wooden art. Lawrence first came onto Marwood Veneer’s radar last year when he bought color dyed maple and natural maple veneer from our shop located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Recently, […]

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Eric Runge Inspires Middle Schoolers with Skateboard Builds in California

November 16, 2021

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 […]

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Marwood Supplies High-Growth Sapient Skateboards Pushing Outreach in Chicago

October 27, 2021

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, […]

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

April 20, 2020

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 […]

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Rad! Science Skateboard Build Class

Marwood Veneer, Inc.
April 17, 2018

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

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Skateboarding Star Rides Skateboard

Marwood Veneer, Inc.
September 21, 2017

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 […]

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Marwood Hosts Skateboard Build # 2

Marwood Veneer, Inc.
September 21, 2017

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 […]

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Skateboard Build Class at Louisville Central Community Centers

Marwood Veneer, Inc.
September 21, 2017

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 […]

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Air Force Table by John Rudert Master Woodworker

Marquetry Table Wins First Place Ribbon

November 11, 2016

A Question & Answer Interview with Marwood Veneer Customer John Rudert How did you get interested in woodworking? One of my dad’s hobbies was woodworking and I remember that when I was in third grade, together we made a lamp for my mother for Mother’s Day. Junior high school shop class added additional experiences with […]

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Make Your Own Skateboard and Longboard with Marwood Inc. in Jeffersonville Indiana

Marwood Hosts Another Skateboard Build

Marwood Veneer Inc.
June 4, 2016

Dates: June 13 & 14 Monday & Tuesday 1:00 to 5:00 Lead Instructor: Martin Walsh Location: Marwood, Inc., Jeffersonville, Indiana Skill Level: Introductory Class Size: Minimum of 6; Maximum of 15 Learn to make your own skateboard or longboard in this class. You will learn to laminate maple veneers and use vacuum molding to custom […]

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Skateboard Build Class Video filmed at the University of Louisville Techfest 2015

Marwood Veneer, Inc.
January 29, 2016

Skateboard Build Class Video Techfest 2015 Check out this great video from our collegue! Frank Byers, the Social Media Specialist at Woodcraft created this informative 23 minute video of the Skateboard Build Class at the University of Louisville. Marwood and Technology Association of Louisville hosted this in August of 2015. Check out the video below […]

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Students make Skateboards on Wave3

Wave 3
October 22, 2015

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, […]

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Indiana State Museum Skate Park

Indiana State Museum
September 17, 2015

  Tweak your kickflip. Bust an ollie. Defy gravity and get some sick velocity. Every time your feet hit the skateboard, the laws of physics take you on a ride. Rad Science: Skatepark Physics explores the forces that make skateboarding the wicked fun pastime that heats up sidewalks, skateparks and half-pipes across the country. From […]

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

Design Solutions
March 12, 2015

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

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

PR Leap
March 12, 2015

(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 […]

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Boyscout with skateboard

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

PR Leap
February 18, 2015

(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 […]

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Jim Martin appears on Inside Indiana Business

www.insideindianabusiness.com
February 10, 2015

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Marwood Veneer Capitalizes on Skateboard & Snowboard Craze

Woodworking Network
December 19, 2014

Marwood Veneer has found a ready market in academic institutions looking to connect with student interest in building skateboards and snowboards. Our 59-year-old company based in Jeffersonville, IN has seen a resurgence in interest regarding wood veneer for skateboard and snowboard builds in recent years…read more!

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Marwood Veneer gets nod in new book

Woodshop News
December 17, 2014

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!

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Jeffersonville veneer company becoming household name in skateboard design

Louisville Business First
November 24, 2014

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!

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Marwood featured on WDRB News for Skateboard and Longboard Veneer

November 18, 2014

A half-century old company in Jeffersonville is using original practices to cater to new customers and they’re getting national recognition for it. Family-owned Marwood Veneer Inc. is catering to a niche market of skateboard builders…read more!

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