The actor said that it was his idea to include the item as a mode of transport for Peter Parker and director Marc Webb readily agreed.
''I designed it. It was my idea that Peter skateboarded and luckily [director] Marc Webb put it in the movie," eonline.com quoted Garfield as saying.
''It's got all my [scientific] equations on it. I thought, He's a science wiz, so why not have him do work on the board and then scratch it out and then paint it over and then scratch it again?'' he added.