Some few tools turn out ESSENTIAL to the stage of the "shape" of your surfboard. Among these: a surform, a manual stringer plane, sanding screens, abrasive sheets, shaping blocks, a saw, measurement tools.
Other tools will afterward come to complete your range and to settle down in your shaperoom to facilitate your work...
Find below most part of tools that you can see in shaperooms of professional shapers.
Classic and indispensable tools : surform, david plane, spokeshave as well as professional tools of precision : japanese saws and planes, professional Microplane equipment...
Impossible to go without minimum measure tools (lengthes, widths, thicknesses).
Most part of tools presented below are specific for shaping and graduated both in cm and inch to facilitate your work.
Find below essential abrasives for the shape of your surfboard.
Some traditional sand paper (big grains) as well as more specific shaping tools : sanding screens, dragon skin, shaping block...
Sold as retail, blades of the main tools you get.
Plane, sand, drill, polish with professionals' tools.
The Fiberglass Hawaii Shaping Pad is made with "Ultra Memory" foam. This means that you can manipulate the pad to the concave, convex, curve and flat parts of your surfboard shape.
Made from sturdy, high quality foam designed not to cup at the edges. Flexpad supply Viral with a great product in their sanding pad range and now we have that same quality in the shaping block.