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Wood Surfboard Plans offers pre-packaged kits of premium balsa sticks.
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|BUILDING MATERIALS TO COMPLETE YOUR BOARD
|You can use any wood you like to build a
surfboard but consider this; a surfboard
made from hardwoods like oak, maple, or
walnut will be beautiful - but very heavy. In
the water it will have lots of "drive" but
turning will be sluggish and carrying itvery
far will wear you out.
One answer is a solid balsa board - but a
balsa longboard can weigh over 40 lbs.
We glued up a couple dozen of our balsa
sticks and resawed them into planks to
build this hollow 7' 2" Mini Mal. With a
lightweight frame and 3/8" thick decking it
came out at about 17 pounds
We've also used these strips on one side of
boards to compensate for heavier wood we
used on the other side.
Sold in packs of 12 sticks
|1-1/2 x 1-1/2 x 36" Balsa Sticks
Use for blocks or saw into
strips to laminate rails
OR BUILD A WHOLE BOARD!
|BUILD A WHOLE SURFBOARD
FROM THESE STICKS?
SURE - WHY NOT?