Calling All Adults and Teens: TALK’s Rad Science Skateboard Build At LVL1

TALK, our area tech council, and Marwood will host a two-session skateboard build, as part of our local STEAM curriculum outreach, at the LVL1 Makerspace, beginning on March 10th.
What: Rad Science Skateboard Build
Sponsored By: TALK and Marwood
LVL1 Hackerspace – 1205 East Washington Street Louisville, KY 40206
Participation Limited to 15 adults and teens, or parent/child teams.

Please call Cece to register at (812) 288-8344 or email her at


This will be a two-session workshop in partnership with LVL1 including adults and teens. The first date will be Thursday, March 10th, at 6 p.m., and the second on Monday, the 14th, also at 6 p.m. Each will end at approximately 9 p.m.

If you are under the age of 18, you must be accompanied by an adult in all the skateboard build sessions, but you can participate with appropriate permission forms. This is a fee-based series, where you will have a complete skateboard when finished. Ticket for Skateboard 9.5×35: $140.00. Ticket for Longboard 12×40: $160.00. Limited seating!! Enroll now!

Laminating a Skateboard Deck

A. Build a Skateboard using an alternate method than mass-produced decks
B. Math, science and physics of a vacuum
C. Woodworking topics including hand tools, wood veneer and glues
D. Environmental benefits related to skateboard construction and use
E. Elements and principles of design, street art, graffiti, logos, and branding
F. Business and Entrepreneurship
G. Teamwork, Leadership and Mentorship
H. Design/Build customized skateboards, design of new products

Marwood is a leading provider of domestic, imported, and FSC-certified HARDWOOD VENEERS for both the U.S. and overseas markets. Since 1955 the company have been identifying customer needs, and searching the world over to satisfy their specifications. Domestic veneers are custom sliced at different mills. Exotic species are imported from around the world, with Marwood’s current stock being over 60 different species. The company also produces and imports special hardwood lumbers.

About TALK (Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky)
TALK stands for the Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky, our area technology council that focuses on economic development, workforce development, networking, education, advocacy, and talent identification. TALK, a 501(c)(3), is one of more than 50 tech councils in the US and Canada that are members of TECNA (Technology Councils of America).

Please call Cece to register at (812) 288-8344 or email her at