How To Build a Stand Up Paddleboard in One Day

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Free, step-by-step plans that show how to build a stand up paddle board are on a new website

Building a stand up paddleboard is both fun to build and fun to use on the water. Building a paddleboard, just like building any small boat, can be an educational parent-child activity.

The paddleboard is very easy to build since it consists of only eight pieces of aluminum, two pieces of foam and thirteen nut/screw/washer sets. The only power tool required is a power drill. It can be built in an afternoon. For the complete plans, visit

Stand up paddleboarding is easy. Unlike a windsurfer that requires wind and time to master windsurfing, a paddleboard can be used wherever there is water. Unlike a surfboard that requires an ocean with waves and time to master surfing, a paddleboard can be used on flat water. If you can stand, you can stand up paddleboard.

The paddleboard has a soft, flat foam top that does not hurt if fallen on. The flat top also lets one play on it, lay on it, or do yoga on it. Compared to larger boats, canoes or kayaks, a paddleboard is lighter and easier to transport and store. The complete plans are free on

“The grandchildren played on the paddleboard for four hours straight. They were unable to tip each other off it.” “Most Awesome.” – grandchild.

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