The surfboard is an STL file purchased from Etsy, the whale tail is a free STL from Thingiverse, and the base was designed by myself.
- Machine Type:
- OpenBuilds Sphinx
- V-carve Desktop
- OpenBuilds BlackBox
- Bit or Laser Size:
- 1/4 in. endmill, 1/8 in. ball nose
- Surf board - Walnut, Padauk, Mahogany, White Oak
Whale Tails - Redwood
Base - Maple
All items were carved on a Sphinx 55 with MGN rails, using V-Carve Desktop and Openbuilds Control.
Surfboard and whale tails were finished with Tung Oil. The base was stained with Minwax Island Ocean blue, followed by successive coats of Tung Oil as well.