SHUT - Gold-Plated Skateboard Behind-the-Scenes Video

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New York City's own SHUT made some noise with their unconventional gold-plated complete skateboard last month, retailing at whopping US$15,000. To defy the critics, Network A went behind-the-scenes to document the complicated gold-plating process. Skateboard is made from three main components, wood for the deck, urethane for wheels, and metal for the trucks. All of the parts were carefully plated using different chemical baths to ensure even and everlasting gold plating. As mentioned in the video, this item is intended as an art piece. Watch the full video underneath to find out the lengthy plating methods for producing this one-of skateboard.