Coding a forum?¿?¿?¿

Hey, Ive been searching all around for forums and coding a forum, google ,yahoo ect… but i cant find what i really want.
I really really would appreciate it if somwould would let me know about a free forum that is add free and is totally customizeable such as i can make my own graphics for it you know the deal…and or were i would go to learn how to code one myself such as an ebook or a nice big complete
tutorial on it… i know html a little javascript.but again i would gladly appreciate it if someone could help me out or point me in the right direction.:snooze: :tie: THNX ALOT!!!