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by matt23
Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Sea Sled
Replies: 8
Views: 1861

Re: Sea Sled

Nice one Sparx, have you done anymore on it?
by matt23
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Cork deck
Replies: 48
Views: 19980

Re: Cork deck

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Not had any trouble with absortion on this. I used yacht glue but I reckon a thin layer of epoxy resin is better for sticking it down. The yacht stuff expands and can get messy.
by matt23
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Cedar Thickness
Replies: 6
Views: 1902

Re: Cedar Thickness

Cheers Mike, its glued up so Ill finish it and see how he gets on, Ill go thicker on the next one. Thats an amazing finish, is it varnish?
by matt23
Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Cedar Thickness
Replies: 6
Views: 1902

Cedar Thickness

Im making a friend a wr cedar board the same shape and roughly the same thickness as this paulownia board. 42x15. http://postimage.org/image/3u8fkmqv1/ The paulownia board started out at about 12mm and has very bladey rails, its similar to another board that Ive ridden in all sorts of conditons (so ...
by matt23
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Balsa Twin Fin
Replies: 34
Views: 12879

Re: Balsa Twin Fin

Thanks for the explanation UG, Ive only used paulownia and wr cedar. Its gonna be a while until I can get my hands on the balsa. Ill post some stuff Im working on. Cheers
by matt23
Mon Sep 10, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Balsa Twin Fin
Replies: 34
Views: 12879

Re: Balsa Twin Fin

Cheers, long time lurker. Landlocked now but thats going to change. Ive never used balsa but I might have found a good source, does it have the strength not to be glassed? Just oiled?
by matt23
Mon Sep 10, 2012 5:34 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Balsa Twin Fin
Replies: 34
Views: 12879

Re: Balsa Twin Fin

Lovely looking board.