Epoxy Surfboard

Designed by computer programmer Mike Sheldrake, the “Shredder” board’s frame “contains nearly 400 corrugated-paper slats precisely cut by a computer-controlled saw.” Next, layers of “fiberglass cloth hardened with epoxy resin” are added. Click here for one more picture.

Sheldrake has already sold one of his creations to a pro surfer and he plans on improving his technique to develop boards that are stronger, lighter and more flexible.

[via GizmodoPopsci]

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