The Surfboard Shaping Starter Kit
Greenlight has developed this deluxe surfboard building starter kit to make it easy for all surfers, of any age or ability, to build a quality, more sustainable, fun to ride surfboard.
Haven't built a surfboard before? No Problem! We got you covered!
Our instructional videos not only give you the knowledge and confidence to build great surfboards, but also go so far to show you situations to avoid during the building process that would normally ruin your efforts.
No expensive power tools necessary, no special shaping bay either. These videos get back to the basics of soulful garage shaping.
You'll definitely discover a deeper connection with your surfing experience and attain a new level of stoke riding surfboards you built with this kit!
Deluxe Surfboard Building Kit Includes:
- Instructional Videos
- EPS Surfboard Blank
- Surfboard Glassing Materials Package
- Shaping Tool Kit
- Glassing Tool Kit
1. Instructional Videos:
- Greenlight's Instructional Shaping Video - Evolved to instill knowledge and confidence to shape a great board your very first time (Download link will be emailed to you upon order with receipt)
- Greg Loeher's EPOXY 101 DVD- the Godfather of epoxy glassed surfboards shows you all the tricks!
2. Choose Your EPS Surfboard Blank:
- 5'9" for Hi Performance shortboards
- 5'10" for Fish, Biscuit, and high volume shortboards
- 6'3" for 5'10 - 6'3" Fish style boards
- 6'4" for 5'11" - 6'4" high performance shortboards
- 6'5" for larger Fishes, Eggs, or Anything up to 6'5"*
*The 6'5” blank is specially designed for first time shapers with a little extra foam throughout lets you "get the feel" of shaping without ruining your board
3. Surfboard Glassing Materials Package:
4 oz. Fiberglass Cloth - Standard glassing schedule of 2 layers deck / 1 layer bottom
Resin Research Epoxy Resin - Specifically formulated for surfboards
Resin Research Additive F (Sanding agent) - Makes sanding easier for you
FACTORY Micro Leash Plug
4 Sheets Ink Jet / Laser Printer Custom Logo Paper - Create your own surfboard logos
*Bonus: 10 facts about Epoxy Resins to make it even easier Tip Sheet
4. Surfboard Shaping Tool Kit:
Steel Shaping Rasp
Mini Stringer Trim Plane
1 sheet Tigershark Shaping Paper
1 sheet Sandshark Sanding Screen for Rails
12" x 9" Foam Sanding Pad
Foam Padding for Shaping Racks
Access to Greenlight's Downloadable Outline Templates
5. Surfboard Glassing Tool Kit:
5 pair Latex Gloves
2 Resin Mixing Buckets
2 Resin Pumps
(2) 4" Hotcoat Brushes
1 Roll Masking Tape
Resin Mixing Stick
1 sheet 60 Grit Sandpaper
2 Sheets 80 Grit Sandpaper
1 Sheet 120 Grit Sandpaper
1 Sheet 150 Grit Sandpaper
2 Sheets 220 Grit Sandpaper
Simple Glassing Rack Dimensioned Plans
*Complete Kit Price includes Large Shipping Box*
Fins and Fin boxes are Sold Separately so you have any choice you prefer
For Fins Recommend:
The following Fin Systems Require an Install Kit and Electric Router to Install:
Kits are shipped to your door with UPS Ground.
Note: All Engineered EPS Blanks are made to order. Please allow 3-4 days before picking up or shipping.
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