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Step 2: Materials and Tools

I'll try to list out all the materials I used but I may have left some things out. Also I purchase all my surf supplies from:

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  • SPF wood, which in North America is regular construction lumber
  • Cedar fence boards
  • Epoxy resin - one with UV blockers and completely clear, Resin Research is the best IMO
  • 6 oz Fiberglass cloth
  • Wood Screws
  • Waterproof wood glue or polyurethane glue
  • Super glue
  • Surfboard leash plug
  • Surfboard vent plug
  • Fin boxes
  • Automotive clear coat polish

The following are the tools I used but certainly these are not the only tools that can be used to make a wooden surfboard.


  • Jigsaw
  • Belt Sander
  • Hand Power Planer
  • Random Orbital Sander
  • Router with bushing kit
  • Polisher/Sander
  • Sanding Pads
  • Sandpaper
  • Sanding block
  • Drill
  • Various drill bits
  • Wood Rasp or power file or rotary tool
  • Digital Scale
  • Mixing containers for epoxy
  • Surfboard stands
  • Wool and foam buffing pads for polisher