Stand Up Paddleboard

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Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby JDaVinci » Sat Aug 18, 2012 1:17 am

I wanted to try out the 2 sided cut feature in Vectric Cut 3D. This turned out to be a perfect application.

My wife said she wanted a Stand-up Paddleboard. I did a little research, and then said... "I can do that."

So I modeled out a board after looking at several designs online, I couldn't find one I loved. So I took some of my favorite features, and made a 3D model.

Then to make a 12' long board like I wanted. I had to make a front and back section to cut from EPS Foam.
(my wife would have been fine with a smaller one. But according to my weight and the research I did, for me to ride, it needed to be 12' long.)

I used the doublesided cut feature in Vectric Cut 3D and made top and bottom for the front half, and top and bottom for the back. I added tabs to hold it in place durring cutting, this was more crucial on the front, as it curves up slightly, and therefore wasn't cutting a flat plane.

I finished the board with epoxy resin and fiberglass. I actually made two, because her sister wanted one too.
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Re: Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby CountryWoodCrafts » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:04 pm

Innovated Job . . . Cool
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Re: Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby johnchristensen » Tue Jul 16, 2013 4:16 pm

That's really cool! I'm thinking about making one of these myself. Can you give me some more details as to the dimensions and such? Also, I was under the impression that the epoxy would eat away the styrofoam. Is that true, or does it matter?
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Re: Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby Karen_W » Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:24 am

Until I saw the pictures I was thinking something TOTALLY different. :shock:

Nice work!
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Re: Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby Greensmob » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:36 pm

Any chance you can post the files for this project my wife would love one.

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Re: Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby Woodbug » Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:40 am

Beautifully finished surface! I am also wondering how did you apply the finish. Would you mind explaining the process of covering the EPS with epoxy resin. Thanks.
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Re: Stand Up Paddleboard

Postby pops1964 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:44 pm

nice job looks great
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