Wooden SUP Paddle From Scratch

Welcome to "How to make a wooden SUP paddle"

In this two part video I show you how to make your own modern paddle from scratch!

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Step 1: Making the Blank (bent Lamination)

In part one I show you

  • How to resaw your strips for the bent lamination
  • How to make a easy bending form
  • How to glue up your shaft and get it ready for shaping
  • Gluing on your blade blank
  • and more!

Step 2: Shaping the Paddle and Finish.

In part two we have our blank glued up and its time to shape it.

I show you

  • Power carving techniques
  • Hand tool carving techniques,
  • and finishing with epoxy

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    3 years ago


    First of all, thank you so much for sharing what you're doing ! That was really helpfull and well detailed.

    But don't you wet the wood before apply polyurethane glue :) ? It gives a better adhesion to the surface.