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Re: Pocket board building

Postby merl » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:36 pm

vol wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:55 am
Hi guys,

my first pocked foil board, whole paulownia board, 115x43x2cm, a bit heavy 3kg
next one planning with airex foam inside, my goal to build less than 2kg
Looks sweet. Can you say something about the construction method?

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby vol » Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:27 pm

merl wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:36 pm
vol wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:55 am
Hi guys,

my first pocked foil board, whole paulownia board, 115x43x2cm, a bit heavy 3kg
next one planning with airex foam inside, my goal to build less than 2kg
Looks sweet. Can you say something about the construction method?
construction pretty simple, 3 layers of paulownia was pressed with my board press, between layers 80g fiberglass and epoxy resin, later sandwich was shaped outline, edges and coated with epoxy

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby merl » Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:25 pm

Looks great. As many will tell you, maybe you can skip putting fiberglass inside as it adds little to the stiffness but a fair bit to the weight. Well, 89g cloth is very light so maybe not much, but I think it would be better on the outside than on the inside.

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby vol » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:04 am

Fiberglass inside because all 3 paulownia layers are longitudinal, of course can be outside too

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby grandeand » Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:53 pm

vol wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:27 pm
merl wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:36 pm
vol wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:55 am
Hi guys,

my first pocked foil board, whole paulownia board, 115x43x2cm, a bit heavy 3kg
next one planning with airex foam inside, my goal to build less than 2kg
Looks sweet. Can you say something about the construction method?
construction pretty simple, 3 layers of paulownia was pressed with my board press, between layers 80g fiberglass and epoxy resin, later sandwich was shaped outline, edges and coated with epoxy
beautiful, your table.
3 arrows of pawlonia.
what is the thickness?

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby vol » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:34 am

Board is 2cm thinness

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby downunder » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:26 pm

vol wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:04 am
Fiberglass inside because all 3 paulownia layers are longitudinal, of course can be outside too
No need.

Outside only is enough since 2cm Paulownia is super strong:
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Remember, original Alaia or Paipo is just wood :)
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby vol » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:43 am

The question about foil board mount holes
Attached picture with holes dimensions, there are some standard dimensions?
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ZJ-SPORT-High-Performance-Aluminum-Mounting-Plate-for-Hydrofoil.jpg

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby jumptheshark » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:28 am

Um, Is that correct? I thought 165x90 is pretty much the standard for hole spacing on most plates. If you have a track system, its not so crucial to get the 165 right, but if your putting in inserts, the 162 shown above could mess you up.

I have had zeeko and lift. They are 165mm x 90 mm

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Re: Pocket board building

Postby vol » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:05 pm

I use inserts for mount, not tracks, wide 90 cm seems standard but length a bit tricky..


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