Saturday, January 09, 2016

Working on Upstream Boards

I am teaching one online course this winter break, but also took this opportunity to travel to southwest Colorado to help a friend continue developing his stand up paddleboard company.  Over the year, we have weekly phone conversations about design ideas.  But, being side by side in the studio allows the ideas to move along at a much faster pace.

Over the past three days, we've worked on designs for fins, paddles, and created a template for a new board.  I'll post more about those as we make the molds and shape the first blank for the new board.

Below are a couple of time lapse videos of fiber reinforced plastic being applied to current models.

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