Each Arctic Foam Polyurethane Surfboard kit is designed to help you build your own surfboard based on the desired finished size. Standard with each DIY kit is our CLR Epoxy Resin system and Fast hardener, an ideal resin for hobby builders due to its UV Stability, clarity, low odor and ease of use. Packaged resin quantity is predetermined by the size required for a novice builder using an industry-standard lamination schedule, but if you need more epoxy you can always purchase a top-up from our online store. Our fiberglass fabrics comes in a variety of weights however our kits come standard with 30” wide 6oz E-glass Fiberglass cloth and appropriate yardage for a 2 layer on top and 1 layer on bottom lamination with enough left over for fin area reinforcement or future ding repairs. Each kit comes with one leash cup and the fin system of your choice.
How to order your board kit:
Step 1: Choose your Board Kit
Pick which kit best suits your style. Review the kits and products in each kit in the Products in Kits section below.
We created these kits to help streamline and simplify the process of building your own surfboard for local builders in Canada, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to give you all of your options for creating a strong and beautiful board that will perform and last.
With each of our Arctic Foam DIY surfboard kits you can choose the size and profile of the Arctic Foam surfboard blank closest to your desired finished board size.
Step 2: Choose your Blank
Select your Blank from the dropdown above. Arctic Foam Surfboardrd blanks come in 5 sizes. Read more about each kit size and specs in Kits Spec section below.
Step 3: Choose your Fin Box System
Select your Fin Box System from the dropdown above. You can choose either and black or white Fin Box and Leash cup. Once you have selected a colour add your kit to the cart.
We have 8 Fin box systems to choose from, including the "none (Glass-on)" option for glass on fins. You can research each Fin Box System and size by clicking on a link in the Products in Kits section below.
We carry a wide range of Fin Box products from industry-best surf fin manufacturers. Using the drop-down menu you can choose the fin box setup that you want for your custom build. Classic longboards and single fin setups typically use a single 8” or 10.5” Channel style fin box system. Both the Futures and Unlimited systems are universal fit for the surf fin industry. For smaller performance and hybrid surfboards fin boxes we offer pre-packaged Quad, Thruster and 5-fin setups as options in the drop down menu. If you want to add additional Fin Boxes to your build you can find individual components and installation kits in our Tools section of the store.
Step 4: ( Optional ) Choose your Fin System
Once you have added your kit to the cart follow this link to Choose your Fin System.
We offer a wide selection of fins to help you complete your DIY Surfboard package. Please ensure at time of checkout that the fin package you are choosing corresponds correctly to the Fin Box system that you want. Thermotech (MFG) fins from Futures are sold in packages for Thruster, Quad, Twin Fins or Single Fin setups.
Step 5: ( Optional ) Customize your Board
Once you have added your kit to the cart follow this link to Customize your Board.
Our online store has a wide selection of Resin Pigment Paste, Fiberglassing tools, Specialty fabrics and workshop consumables like Brushes, Mixing Cups, Sandpaper and High-quality Tape. All of the products we carry are specialty items designed specifically for Epoxy Resin coatings and laminating processes.