Balsa surfboard shaping sets

Riley Balsa Wood Surfboards

$400.00 $980.00

Our shaping kits start from only $300 AUD and include everything you need to shape your own balsa board (except tools*) Please note that the four or five piece balsa shaping kits are suitable for thin boards & flat rocker only - you must draw and cut your rocker on the narrower side of the timber to get the required width in the board.

You can choose between a light weight modern kit or a solid heavy classic kit.

Foam core kits include-

This surfboard kit comes with everything you need (see bottom of page) to successfully make your own lightweight, strong longboard. Suitable for beginners up to the very advanced shapers. Order your longboard kit TODAY for only $550!

Please note: Hollow boards are very difficult to make without any real benefits and they need to be well maintained and they are difficult to repair, they are also very limited to your custom shape – we do solid and foam core!


The solid kit includes - 

Balsa Wood

Cedar stringer to suit board with rocker

Nose and Tail blocks

PVA glue

DVD. Building a Solid balsa board

Balsa coloured putty

100 and 60 grit sand paper.

Large and small balsa sanding blocks

Tape for bands and nose and tail blocks


Surf Magazine

Paint Brushes for glue

Pen for drawing on balsa

Dust Mask

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