onsdagen den 18:e mars 2009

Restart on WaveRace

The raw blank with poured rail and outline
Rail made with epoxy and glass balloons
Extra 15mm layer bagged down to first
Overall 5´8" length


Bottom of blank
will shape top side and put rocker in later

The little wonder pump

Bagging the 2 layers of foam together
used epoxy and glass balloon mix to glue together

söndagen den 8:e mars 2009

Waveboard started

Decided to use the "poured edge" technique on this 5ft 8in wave board


I used a simple foam template to route groove.
The template is smaller than board outline by router plate and bit distance.
Only made one half of outline and a tail profile.

onsdagen den 4:e mars 2009

Ready for Paint

The fins look lethal


Rocker



3 strips of UD carbon on bottom
3 + 2 on deck

lördagen den 31:e januari 2009

Vacuum Bagging Race Board

All the materials cut and ready to go


Rocker Table with V-bag

Vacuum working
Laminating botton of board first

Weight to hold down board to rocker table

tisdagen den 20:e januari 2009

Intalling finboxes

Checking out fin placement
Traifa Fin Company race fins 25 and 10cm, 25 degree cant angle


Looking fast



Gluing with Epoxy

onsdagen den 7:e januari 2009

Raceboard inserts

Inserts ready
M6 stainless steel



Set up for 3 footstraps - 2 forward positions

måndagen den 29:e december 2008

Shaping the blank

Blank is out of the bag and shaped to outline


Tapering down the nose area to 15mm thickness with planer


All the rails shaped


The rocker will be formed in V-bag