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Project by drbones posted 871 days ago 1436 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built these stand up paddle boards from semi kit forms which i custom modified. They are made of 3mm plywood skins over a frame and laminated with fiberglass. One is 14’ 6” the other 12’ 6”. I inlayed shirt fabric in the fiberglass for the designs.
Now I’m just waiting for summer so my wife and I can use them.

-- Its' better to wear out than to rust out!





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ChrisK

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#1 posted 871 days ago

Interesting. How where the frames constructed?

-- Chris K

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drbones

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#2 posted 871 days ago

the frames were cut out on cad/cam (that is the “kit” part)

-- Its' better to wear out than to rust out!

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SPHinTampa

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#3 posted 871 days ago

Looks really good. which kit did you use? would you use it again or try someone else?

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 871 days ago

Nice job, whats that white stuff? LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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drbones

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#5 posted 871 days ago

the kit comes from chesapeak light craft. the white ring is a waterproof hatch. i would definitely use them again.

-- Its' better to wear out than to rust out!

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dubsaloon

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#6 posted 871 days ago

Really nice looking craft. Where is the seat?

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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Craftsman on the lake

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#7 posted 870 days ago

My niece bought one of these. I think she payed nearly $2k for it. I would love to see some photo’s of the build. If you’ve got them please add them to the post.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Bluepine38

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#8 posted 870 days ago

Great looking paddleboards, now if you put some snowboard boot holders on them, you could use them
right away instead of waiting for that white stuff to melt. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Shopsmithtom

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#9 posted 849 days ago

Great job, great info. I’ve been thinking of making one & am gathering info. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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