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.
Block Shapers are widely used and loved by professional shapers all around the planet. They use it for obvious reasons: a light, practical and comfortable tool to use, which allows foam to be worked with precision and homogeneity.
Lenght 250 mm Thickness 5 mm
The 5.5" Microplane Surform Blades have proven to be a great blade replacement option for the Stanley Surform Planer. These blades have a shaving effect on both wood and foam. They are smooth enough to be used for flattening and finishing.