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Mike Sheldrake
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Just found this build summary video from Japan, from December. Colored core. Fin box installs. Built indoors!

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Cardboard surfboard sighting in photo 15 of 24 in this Indoek Surf Shack feature.

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DIY Laser-Cut Core Kit Tips
I finally added some essential info on laser-cutting your own cardboard-core surfboard kit to the build guide. http://sheldrake.net/surfboards/make.html The image here is the business end of my self-built laser, where the beam emerges from brass garden hose...

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I'm on Instagram too now:
https://www.instagram.com/mesheldrake/
So far it's mostly a few pics of a colored cardstock thruster build.
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on instagram now, too

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Desktop Surfboard Production
Six foot thruster core made from cardstock. Haven't designed a good way to join sections, so for now I'm doing this. Epoxy on some mating faces ... ... and clip together. Glue somehow later. Shape looks good. This should be easy to glass smooth. Desktop sur...

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Builds Out There Happening!
Had some build reports in email recently, and that really makes me wonder
how many of these boards are getting built out there that I don't know about. Did a quick Instagram search and found a few beauties. Whoa, studio photo shoot, backlit, in Delaware, I ...

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Euro Core Kits
Maker/business duo "Frenk en Plan" is jazzed about producing cardboard surfboard core kits and custom 3D printed fins in the Netherlands. At the moment, they're probably your best bet in Europe if you just want to order a core kit, instead of laser cutting ...

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