Skateboard hardware or mounting hardware, is used to connect the trucks your deck. Skateboard hardware refers to the nuts, bolts, locknuts, and screws used when building a skateboard. The screws can have an Allen or Phillips head. Skateboard hardware comes in many different lengths, and often includes one different colored bolt so that the rider can mark the nose of the skateboard. Each skateboard hardware set includes 8 bolts and 8 locknuts.