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How do I find out the spindle (hub) size on my (sanding) Machine? Google the make and model of your machine or refer to the manual to find out that important information. What is the best all-around sanding, pad? Our best sellers are the Red Medium Cloth Flexpad both the 8 inch and 6 Inch Flexpad. This foam density allows for multiple speeds.  Both are the best workhorse to start with. What kind of sandpaper do I use with the Yellow SB9 or White SB12 Velcro shaping/sanding blocks? Use our special 4 1/2" x 11" Indasa sandpaper or 4.5"x11" Mirka Block...

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Here’s a little-known fact: Even if resins and solvents are marked as kid-friendly, eco-friendly, non-toxic, or claim to have no VOCs, they can still be very dangerous to work with – for your health and for your board. To illustrate this, we put together an experiment to show you how different resins and solvents react to materials in board construction.  The Resins and Solvents Experiment – Safety First Before we start experimenting with resins and solvents, we always make sure we are in a well-ventilated area, and we have a mask. Lots of resins that are sold in art supply...

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In this step-by-step guide, we are going to show you how to laminate a wooden surfboard with epoxy resin. In this tutorial, we will be using the CLR epoxy resin system with Fast Hardener from Entropy Resins. Before You Laminate a Wooden Surfboard with Epoxy Resin Before beginning any laminating project, you have to know how to mix and handle your epoxy resin. Check out our epoxy mixing and handling tutorial here for best practices in epoxy resin use and safety.What You’ll Need: Sturdy rack for your board Surfboard blank to work on A well-ventilated room and proper safety equipment...

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Whether it’s your first time putting together an epoxy resin mix, or you’re a seasoned pro, you should always keep in mind these 15 tips and tricks for getting the best mix for your project. TIPS FOR EPOXY RESIN MIX PREPARATION Do all your prep work first. Think through the entire process before you start.Get your substrate ready and only then start your epoxy resin mix.   Epoxy resin mix, application, and clean-up should always be the last step in the process as it requires the most attention. If it’s your first time using an epoxy resin mix, do some...

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Measuring and mixing epoxy resins accurately and safely is an essential skill for any resin user that wants to stay healthy and have great results with their project. In this tutorial, we will show you two recommended techniques for measuring and mixing epoxy resins by weight or volume. Mixing Epoxy Resins 101 – Choose Your Resin For this demonstration, we are using our Super SAP CLR epoxy resin system from Entropy Resins. All of their retail formulas are two-part epoxy systems made up of a resin (Part A) and a hardener (Part B). As with all epoxy resins, our systems are designed...

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