One thing that makes Sliver Paddleboards visually appealing is the use of wide planking on the top and bottom of the board. This planking is made from Western Red Cedar 2×6’s and 2×8’s that are sawn into 1/4″ planks. The narrow planks are book matched and to give the different looks. Western Red Cedar is an amazing wood to work with as it is light, strong, and smells great. One thing I really like about it is the huge variations in color as illustrated. Every board is truly unique. You can build our paddleboard kits by gluing individual strips but the “strip & feather” style of building has many benefits!
Western Red Cedar with Yellow Cedar stripes!
This is before adding epoxy makes the colors enhance even more!
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