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by Boucaneer
Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in India.
Replies: 21
Views: 7677

Re: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in Ind

No Bgreen, I didn't get the email. Things are going well, we have sourced some 9mm and 12mm ply, and was cobbled together a collection of wood shaping tools. I think some of the lads prefer making the boards to surf riding with them, but most of us prefer to be in the water on a day off patrols and ...
by Boucaneer
Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in India.
Replies: 21
Views: 7677

Re: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in Ind

Just one more point, Papillon is one of my favorate stories, if you can read the book it's much better than the film with a diferent story and ending.

Good old Henri Charriere and his quest for freedom.

Will let you know how the Paipo building is going.

Cheers all.
by Boucaneer
Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in India.
Replies: 21
Views: 7677

Re: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in Ind

Thank you all for the great comments and photos. Good news is we have been given a couple of lengths of 1/2" plywood by the Indian navy after a bit of scrounging and a bit of bribery, a bottle of Bacardi clinched the deal. :-) When asked they told us it was Khaya plywood. I will try the boil ladder ...
by Boucaneer
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in India.
Replies: 21
Views: 7677

Building a plywood paipo in the middle of nowhere in India.

Hello guys, I'm a British guy doing some marine service in India for 6 months, when I'm not working I have walked along the beach and the small waves look perfect for paipo or body boarding. I prefer the natural look of a plywood paipo and it's history, so I have set my mind to building my own paipo...