The things you need to know and have to make a surfboard​.


Free BoardCAD software, Download this and load the shortboard template and resize it to 4'9"x20"x2" 3 inch nose rocker and 1 inch Tail Make a squash 9 inch tail.
https://www.boardcad.com/

Greenlight instructions. read this first.
https://greenlightsurfsupply.com/pages/how-to-shape-and-build-your-own-surfboard

Andrews (19) Youtube video instructions finally gave me confidence.
https://youtu.be/6vFpmLTwDWs  this is the first video you need to find the rest.  go through them 2 times!!!! dont skip around.  everything he says counts. no bullshit.
 
Make a board Rack. https://www.instructables.com/id/Surfboard-Shaping-Rack/  research the height that the pro shapers use
Tools that I had to acquire. Just 25 things!!! hahahaha

24 inch 2x4 with 20 grit floor sanding paper stapled to it.  I got the Grit from the Pro Tools rental near Stars you local spot.
12 inch 1x4 with 20 grit floor sanding paper stapled to it.  I got it from the Pro tools rental near Stars.
24 inch 2x4 with 36 grit floor sanding paper stapled to it. I got it from the Pro tools rental near Stars.
12 inch 1x4 with 36 grit floor sanding paper stapled to it. I got it from the Pro tools rental near Stars.
12 inch 1x4 with 60 grit paper stapled to it. 
12 inch 1x4 with 80 grit paper stapled to it. 
small $30 hand router at Harbor Freight for fin boxes, I have a gig
150 grit sandpaper. 
220 grit sandpaper 
400 grit 
a little foam sanding block
Resin Spreaders Wallmart or Harbor freight
shopvac with soft tip
Good Green sticky tape 2 inch
Good Green sticky tape 1 inch
paint brushes, Dollar tree
mixing cups Dollar tree
Level and T square from Dollar tree
Right angle square Dollar tree
mask https://www.zoro.com/3m-half-mask-respirator-bayonet-m-6200/i/G0497061/feature-product?gclid=CMqwqvu11uICFRoerQYdnTQDZw
dust masks  https://www.lowes.com/pd/3M-10-Pack-Disposable-Sanding-and-Fiberglass-Valved-Safety-Masks/1000035333
final sanding mesh  greenlightsurfsupplies   https://greenlightsurfsupply.com/collections/surfboard-shaping-supplies/products/sandshark-surfboard-rail-finishing-screen
foam pad from greenlightsurfsupplies https://greenlightsurfsupply.com/collections/surfboard-shaping-supplies/products/surfboard-shaping-foam-sanding-pad
This is required. Just need 1  greenlightsurfsupplies    https://greenlightsurfsupply.com/collections/surfboard-shaping-supplies/products/surfboard-shaping-versa-square-measuring-tool
This would be extremely nice to have. but it is $200... I wish I had one of these. greenlightsurfsupplies https://greenlightsurfsupply.com/collections/surfboard-sanding/products/surfboard-power-sanding-starter-kit If you don't get the above item then you will need to buy the $60 one from harbor freight.

Board parts

$60 foam cut block from Travis (the Tumbleweed version of foam) NOT the Light weight one
4 yards of 6 weight fiberglass 6 x $3.50
2 yards of 4 weight fiberglass 4 x $3.50
FCS2 fin boxes, GreenLightSurf suplies.  You will need to research this one Quad or thruster?.  
FCS Leash Plug GreenlightSurf Suplies

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