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They are carbon fiber molded decks. We fabricate them alongside our boat projects.
Here is a photo:
|Here is white gel-coat in spay cup and a concentrated|
blue tint color we add.
|Here are the cup gun parts.|
|Mixed, assembled and ready to spray.|
|Sanded through to foam.|
|Filled cavity, ready to sand again.|
|Here is an overview of the bottom of the SUP's plug..|
|Here you can see the poplar strip at the bottom edge of the sanded foam.|
|A couple of passes with great stuff, let it firm up then sand it down.|
|These two photos show the foam before and after disk sanding to the chine and shear line.|
|The bow will have a pronounced v section and we form this by adding a vertical piece of wood.|
|After the epoxy holding it sets, we mark a nice fair transition and plane it down.|
|Then we sand it below the eventual|
|Here foam is shot in to conserve |
|This is the lap joint.|
|This is the sistered together half board profile. It is 11 feet 9 inches.|
Once the fairing is complete, the board will grow to an even 12 feet.
|Here is the deck molding surface. We introduced some rocker into this plane for fun and beauty. The half shape is being affixed with specific heights and with a taper.|
|The thickness of the board is determined by this height. We have set the maximum thickness of this SUP at 5 inches.|
|This shows the two halves set on the centerline.|
A bit of material was removed on both sides in the rear.
They are crewed down flush at the tail and nowhere else yet.
|When the bow is pulled together, this introduces a|
little pucker which gives the hull a 'v' profile.
A sistered board underneath holds it together.
Then shims and screws are used to support this
|Blade Guide with new brass liners.|
|32 inch Silver band saw.|
|Guide fist stripped of guide brass, knobs etc.|
|Guide height adjusting knob.|