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by Vbartolomeu
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Travel Board
Replies: 14
Views: 326

Re: Travel Board

Finally done and ready for sea trials! Used a kitchen cutting board, a strap from an old cooler bag, an old swim fins leash with paracord, scrap aluminium and some nuts and bolts. Forming the concave bottom wigh the heat gun was easy, but removing the scratches from the bottom required some sanding ...
by Vbartolomeu
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Travel Board
Replies: 14
Views: 326

Re: Travel Board

Well, I had to try my idea and yesterday decided to transform an old kitchen cutting board into a handboard.

Cutting the board was easy and I used a piece of scrap to test bending and finishing with a heat gun... more will follow!
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by Vbartolomeu
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Travel Board
Replies: 14
Views: 326

Re: Travel Board

Taking on an idea given previously, why don´t you try making a handboard from a nylon or kitchen cutting board? Check this for reference: https://ahuasurf.com/collections/featured/products/ahua-nano-handboard https://ahuasurf.com/collections/featured/products/reboard-blue It would be small and light...
by Vbartolomeu
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Greetings from Portugal
Replies: 3
Views: 2979

Greetings from Portugal

Hello fellow wave riders! I'm Vitor, a 41 years old guy from Portugal. I've been riding waves since a kid and started bodyboarding at the age of 11 with a "slickless" Atunas bodyboard. I still surf with my good old Mike Stewart Turbo III whenever may parenting, familiar and professional activities a...