Custom Wakeskate


A local competitor asked us to carve a custom wakeskate for him as a prototype for a new design.

To keep the cost down we built a blank out of 2×4’s.

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The roughing pass removed an enormous amount of material. We used a 1/2″ endmill at a depth of 1/2″ to remove material as quickly as possible. It generated a lot of wood chips.

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This was a two sided job. We milled the top of the board, then flipped it over to mill the bottom.

Once the finish pass gave the board a nice smooth finish the customer gave it a quick coat of epoxy to seal it, and took it down to the lake to test it out.

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He liked it so much that he’ll be back soon with some revisions for the final model.

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