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Build your own wooden dream surfboard  


Remember? The feeling after your first real wave. Surfing really gives you a thrill. Imagine surfing your next wave on a wooden board you made yourself ....

Workshops are being organised in Belgium and the Netherlands to learn how to make your own wooden surfboard. You choose what type of surfboard you want to make and in 4 days you build your own board step by step, ready to surf. You learn all kinds of woodworking techniques and skills and everything you need to know to build a next surfboard at home.

Group picture with 6 finished surfboards in a SINUM surfboard workshop
Animated surfboard drawing

Build yours...


Surfboard models & prices:

The price for the workshop depends on the length of the surfboard you want to make and is around €125 per foot of board length. For example: workshop fee for a 5'8" shortboard is €695.

This fee includes fully detailed tuition, guidance, all the materials and tools you need to make the surfboard shape of your choice (internal plywood structure, paulownia/cedar deck and bottom skins, bead and cove rail strips, glues, …).


You can choose from the following surfboard models:

Price for a custom surfboard is €195 per foot of board length. Please send a request for a custom board to

The final shape (tail type, wings, bottom contours, fin set-up, ...) of the chosen board can still be decided during the workshop to match individual preferences, skill, style, etc

Fins and the glassing of the board are not included in the workshop. To laminate your surfboard board with epoxy & fibreglass, you can order an optional glassing kit for 175€.

Download the full program of the workshop with all detailed info. (In Dutch)

On the surfbuddha blog you can read a review of the workshop by Yannick Verheust. (In Dutch).

Photos from previous workshops on the SINUM surfboards facebookpage

First step in the building process of a hollow wooden surfboard during a SINUM surfboards DIY workshop
SINUM Surfboards DIY workshop Step 2: gluing the interla frame to the bottom plate
SINUM Surfboards DIY workshop Step 3: Building up the rails
SINUM Surfboards DIY workshop Step 3: Shaping the board to the final shape
Group picture with 7 finished wooden surfboards during a SINUM surfboard DIY workshop
Detail of a finished wooden surfboard during a SINUM surfboard DIY workshop
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