Some Different Board Designs

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Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:54 am

These 2 boards are made from Paulonia boards and joined with 2 inch carbon dowels. Both just under 42 inches long, 18 inches wide and 1/2-3/4 inch. thick. I used wood dye to color the tops but left the bottom stained. Drilled leash cord holes at nose angled from nose to tail/top to bottom. Sealed with spar varnish. Both fast and light. Fun to ride.
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:58 am

Heres another design. 3 woods in this one...paulonia on the outside, poplar in the middle and basswood inlay between. Leash and center fin plugs on this one. Conditioned with tung oil. 4 feet long, 20 inches wide and 3/4 thick. Used biscuit joiner on this one.
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:01 am

Hers another...fun one. Its my Eddie Van Halen board. All poplar...finished with spar. 4 foot long, 20 wide and 3/4-1 thick. Cut grooves in bottom to channel water and installed side biter fin plugs. I may cut it down to lighten it up...maybe change tail into a fish.
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:10 am

My first boards...made them for the Family...different sizes. All balsa and basswood...colorful. Fun boards. Joined with carbon pieces, dyed and finished with spar varnish.
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More pics of other styles to come!
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby bgreen » Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:20 pm

Nice woodwork there. They are a long way from that paddleboard in the background. How do you find these short boards to surf?
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:31 pm

This was the second style I made...balsa and basswood. maybe 18 wide and 28 long. I used hardwood dowels all the way through all of the boards to join these. Spar finish.
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:39 pm

Another version of the Eddie Van Halen stripe...this time a fish with side biter fin plugs...all poplar and spar finish. "Slide Fast...Wear Stripes"
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:41 pm

My Yin Yang board. Poplar, paulonia and basswood. Tung oil finish. Leash and center fin plugs. Wood dye again for the color.
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:43 pm

Slightly different shape...paulonia and poplar...tung oil finish with center fin and leash plugs.
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Re: Some Different Board Designs

Unread postby MDS » Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:50 pm

Last one for now...all poplar with spar finish. Wood dye front. Grooves cut into tail. 48 inches by 19 inches.
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