Vintage-Inspired Handcrafted Skateboards

Check out this amazing vintage-style handcrafted hardwood skateboard line by Purple Monkey Skateboards.

Inspired by vintage surf designs, long board surfing, and old school style skateboarding, Purple Monkey Skateboards features custom-built skateboards from solid hardwood species matched with the best quality hardware available on the market to provide riders an unmatched cruising experience.

 Purple Monkey Skateboards features handcrafted skateboards.

Purple Monkey Skateboards features handcrafted skateboards.

"Unlike any other board on the market, Purple Monkey boards are handcrafted, and the wood is personally selected to match the specific needs and desires of the individual rider," said Michael Rodriguez, owner and designer of Purple Monkey Skateboards. "Every board is custom made. That said, Purple Monkey skateboards are made to order." 

Rodriguez, who is a California native/transplant to New Jersey and is an Army Veteran, yoga instructor, surfer, and works for a non-profit, designs skateboards in his workshop in Red Bank. 

"I love the proximity to "city life" without being in the city," said Rodriguez. "I love the proximity to the ocean, the easy access to spots like Asbury and Brooklyn. I love New Jersey."

 Custom-built skateboards at Purple Monkey.

Custom-built skateboards at Purple Monkey.

"Solid wood boards ride like no other, and you will find once you’ve ridden Purple Monkey, there is no turning back," said Rodriguez. "From boardwalk to boulevard, we guarantee you’ll to turn heads where ever you go."

"I am enamored with the 60s and nostalgic for the 70s," said Rodriguez. "I love the long lasting beauty of wood. Every shape is different, every board is original, I believe every piece should stand apart, and should be something you want to keep for a lifetime."

Purple Monkey Skateboards will be at the Fall Bazaar on Sunday, September 25th!  So, make sure you stop by and say hi to Michael and custom order one for yourself!