Workshops - Modules

SAFETY MODULE I

  • Workshop flow
  • Basic safety principles 
  • Materials, tools and processes
  • Tips and classic mistakes

 

SHAPING MODULE I
Shape your first handboard for bodysurfing.
Understanding basic hydrodynamics, sustainability principles, shaping principles and woodworking. Tips and classic mistakes.

  • Safety module I
  • Start with a classic style flat handboard with a hole for the hand 
  • Design the tail and size of your board. Saw it manually
  • Shape the nose, rails, tail and concaves
  • Sanding and details
  • Logo drawing and signature
  • No electric tools
  • Duration: 3h
  • Experience: No experience required - Cool for kids

 

    SHAPING MODULE II
    Understanding board design, hydrodynamics, sustainability principles, shaping principles and woodworking. Tips and classic mistakes.

    • Select your favorite model 
    • Draw outline - work with a template
    • Jigsaw time
    • Shape nose, rails and concaves
    • Sanding steps – pads
    • Drilling for leash or Milling for strap
    • Logo engraving and board signing
    • Duration: 6h – 1 day for Handboard
    • Duration: 12h – 2 days for Alaia or Paipo
    • Experience: No experience required

     

    FINISHING MODULE I

    • Safety I
    • Prepare surfaces
    • Apply first coat
    • Tips and classic mistakes
    • Duration: 1h
    • Experience: No experience required

     

    BLANK MODULE I
    Start with fine Paulownia wood planks, glue them and build a blank to shape your board.

    • Position the planks - mark them
    • Oldschool wedge clamping system
    • Prep surfaces and material - Apply glue
    • Clamp action
    • Tips and classic mistakes
    • Duration: 3h
    • Experience: No experience required

     

    SOON:
    Safety module II e III
    Shaping module III e IV
    Finishing module II e III
    Blank module II e III