Complete plans and templates for building a hollow wooden stand up paddleboard sup.
Building a wooden stand up paddle board.
Pdf files let you get started right away.
The internal fishbone frame is the skeleton that replaces the traditional foam core usually.
Building a wooden paddle board is a bit different than building foam boards and can typically be broken up into four main activities.
One of the really cool parts about building a paddle board is the top and bottom panels can be.
How to make a sup or stand up paddleboard.
What i ended up building can almost qualify as a party boat.
Building a paddleboard is simple in theory but can be complicated in practice.
The deck and rails are all redwood strips and the inside was filled with 2 part polyurethane pour foam.
How to build a wood paddle board step 1.
I m sure many would say why bother but as a lifelong water oriented person who has sailed surfed and worked with wood for decades it s simply something that had to be done.
The specs on the foam say it will float about 65 lbs per cu ft.
Works great in the surf as wall in flat water.
A year or so ago i made a big mistake.
What that means to a prospective hollow wood board builder is there are many different styles of hollow wooden sups to choose from based on your interest in the various aspects of the sport.
Building these boards has become a passionate statement about the lessons and skills attained over a lifetime.
The kaholo is a kit produced by chesapeake light craft clc a well known manufacturer of small boat kits.
Sup foam blank fiberglass epoxy resin fin box sup handle sup vents included in this unique sup building kit.
Why do we build hollow wood surf and paddleboards.
There are approximately 10 cu ft in this baby.
55 pages and over 130 high resolution pictures and drawings.
Step 1 assemble the internal frame hollow core wooden paddle boards are just that.
I picked up a copy of wooden boat magazine which contained an article on how to build the kaholo a wooden stand up paddleboard sup.
They are made using a hollow wooden frame that is pre cut and glued together making the board both light and strong.