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Wood SUP Paddle Making

Wood SUP Paddle Making Getting Ready for Glue Up At this point in the process you will have your paddle shaft glued up and milled to size (1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″). This is the point in the process where you will cut the long miter in the shaft that will form the bend at the blade end of the paddle. I’ve created a si…

Wood SUP Paddle Making

Wood SUP Paddle Making Making your own wood SUP paddle starts with using the right materials and getting your paddle shaft made. The paddle shaft needs to be straight and true after it comes out of the clamps. Here’s a clip on how I make sure the process gets started correctly.

Wood SUP Paddle Making

Making a Wood SUP Paddle The process of making a wooden SUP paddle has some key steps that must be done correctly in order to create a paddle that both looks and works great.  The best way to start thinking about the process is to consider the different parts of the overall finished paddle as sub-assemblies th…
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