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How to Sand a Surfboard

A quality sanding may be the most important step in surfboard shaping and repair. When you click a link and make a purchase, Wave Arcade may earn an affiliate commission. This comes at no extra cost to you and helps us to continue bringing you great content. Thanks for your support! How to Sand Surfboard

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The Minimalist’s Budget Surfboard Shaping Set Up

If you’re just getting into surfboard shaping or fin making, you don’t need to go crazy on your tools and work space. Here’s my philosophy – if you can learn the mechanics and basics of something with the minimum equipment, you’re going to excel faster and better utilize the tools when you do decide to

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Budget Surfboard Shaping

How to Make Your Own Upcycled Go-Pro Stick Mount

I picked up an action camera in hopes of expanding Wave Arcade’s content offerings to include more video and surf shots. I also needed something in a pinch to film the upcycled dead palm handplane I made for the Vissla Surfrider Creator’s Contest. Admittedly, I cheaped-out and opted for an off-brand action cam. For about

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Floating Camera Stick

Epoxy Resin for Glassing a Surfboard & Ding Repair

If you’re getting into shaping your own surfboards or doing some ding repair, epoxy resin is the way to go. It’s easy to work with, less toxic, and it’s even available in BIO-based formulas from a handful of different suppliers. Resin Research makes some quality epoxy resin in a variety of kit sizes that are

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Entropy Resin Vs. Resin Research

Working with Hemp Cloth for Surfboards & Fins

Creating handcrafted surf fins is a challenge. There are a variety of different ways to do it – each with their own strengths and weaknesses in terms of process difficulty, total hours, and the performance and appearance of the final product. Wave Arcade surfboard fins have gone through a lot of different iterations. And honestly,

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