Complete plans and instructions for building a modern, hollow wooden surfboard! This extensive eBook describes the design and construction of a hollow wood surfboard from scratch. Detailed plans for 4 different surfboards plus a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP). This updated version also includes an Alaia, a Tom Blake style board and complete measurements for a 1950’s vintage Velzy and Jacobs balsa longboard. Plans for proven surfboard designs are included along with details on how to modify them to suit your own preferences. Make your board longer, shorter, wider, thinner, pintail, squash tail, fish, gun, whatever! There is even a section on how to duplicate an existing surfboard. It’s also loaded with details on things like how to glass your board, how to install a fin and box, how to make and install a vent plus a whole section on selecting the best wood, where to get it, and how to prepare it.
This is an ebook, not a printed copy. With 12-24 hours of purchase, you will receive an email with the ebook and templates for a longboard, Fish, shortboard and funboard attached in PDF format.
A great resource for the home board builder. Both experienced and first time builders will gain something from this ebook. The 105 page ebook is for the builder who wants to do every step of the process himself. Note that this book does not cover the Wood Surfboard Supply kits sold on this site and the flat top boards built from this book are different from the boards built from the WSS kits.
A must for every aspiring board builder – makes a great gift or it will inspire you to get that project underway!
This is an eBook. The spar templates are also sent as pdf files via email. You simply print the templates on a standard printer and paste them together. Templates require between 6 and 11 sheets of paper depending on the size.