Bare bones on making and repairing a surfboard or surf craft is based on The Surfer’s Textbook. It provides the basic information needed to tackle the project and or carry out repairs. It should be stressed however this is only a guide to 
the process.

Bare Bones - Making and Repairing a Surfboard PDF

  • Overview of making a surfboardIn order to make a surf craft and/or conduct general composite work, it is necessary to consider the following in this chronological order;

    Work area requirements

    Safety Considerations

    Safety Audit Tools and equipment

    Designing / Surfboard characteristics

    Templates and material quantities

    Sourcing materials

    Shaping the foam

    Making a decal


    Laminating (Glassing)

    Attaching fins/plugs

    Filler coating and sanding

    Protec finish

    Repairing Techniques