Author: HeadShaper

Make a rising sun surfboard fin

“If you are making a rising sun fin or some other such design, you will need to cut several pieces and lay them in place until you have achieved the design you want while the wood overlaps the entire template fin outline. Glue the pieces together in the desired pattern. Let dry for an hour or more. Cut the template shape from the paper and tape it in place on top of the wood. Draw a line around the paper fin shape with a pencil. Cut the fin from the wood with a band saw. Avoid using a jigsaw...

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Builder’s book available

If you have been dreaming of owning a beautiful Seawood surfboard but would prefer to build one yourself, our 168-page illustrated guide may be just what you need to get started. Seawood’s head shaper/glasser Ted Salois offers uncountable tips and tricks developed over many years of constructing solid, lightweight, wooden surfboards. More than 100 full-color photos show precise details of the building process. Although the book begins with a chapter on how to design your own shape and parts on a computer, the author makes available a template for a nine-footer.  The to-scale (100%) drawings include three classic fin designs. The...

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Museum Quality Sports Gear

Build A Bad-Ash Boogie Board

boogie-cover-thumbIf you are looking for a simple, fast and fun project, get this 144-page BOOK of detailed instructions and a TEMPLATE for a bad-ash wood-and-foam boogie board. The template is a companion to the illustrated guide.

Build A Wooden Paddleboard

sup-cover-thumbIf you are ready to build your own wooden paddle-board from scratch, get this 216-page BOOK of detailed instructions and a TEMPLATE for a 12-foot 6-inch cruiser. The template is a companion to the illustrated guide.

Build A Wooden Surfboard

bookcoverthumb2If you are ready to build your own solid wooden surfboard from scratch, get this 170-page BOOK of detailed instructions and a TEMPLATE for a nine-footer with three fin designs included. The template is a companion to the illustrated guide.

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