Skateboard tools to adjust your trucks, wheels, and more

Get your setup just right.

person on a skateboard
Keep your skateboard steady on any terrain.Shawn Henry via Unsplash

Whether you’re a downhill cruiser, skatepark regular, or cautious beginner, your skateboard would likely benefit from an adjustment. Instead of lugging a loose socket wrench and Phillips head screwdriver, just throw a quality multipurpose skateboard tool in your backpack or back pocket.

Here are our portable and affordable picks.

BESIY Skateboard Hardware 8PCS Bolts Set
A skateboarder favorite.Amazon

Like all Besiy skateboard hardware, this T-type tool is made to the highest industry standards. The all-in-one accessory has 3/8, 1/2, and 9/16-inch sockets, plus a pop-out Allen and Phillips head driver with rubber bushing for extra security. It also comes with an 8-piece bolt set made from stainless steel and zinc-coated steel nuts.

Alouette Skate Tool Set of 2
An affordable and colorful pair.Amazon

This set comes with a pair of compact, lightweight T and Y tools for all types of skateboards, penny boards, and longboards. You can tighten up screws, adjust axle nuts, and mount hardware in four colors—black, blue, green, and white.

Atlas Truck Co. Keychain Bottle Opener and Universal Skateboard Tool
A ring of keys for a smooth ride.Amazon

Imagine a skate tool that hangs on a belt loop, fits in a wallet, and pops off a beer cap. The Atlas Truck Co. keychain is only two inches long with three essential wrenches—kingpin, hardware, and axle nut. Oh, and a bottle opener. Take it to a skatepark, bike trail, or anywhere your wheels lead you.