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board design software?

Postby hobiekanobie » Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:13 am

Hey guys....
I wanted to mess around with some board shapes and was wondering what design software to use on a mac?
cheers

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Re: board design software?

Postby lex123 » Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:05 am

Iv designed a few boards now using a mixture of Solid Edge and rhinoceros 3D.
Solid Edge/Solid works are very expensive programs but i think u can get Rhino pretty cheap.
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Re: board design software?

Postby zmax » Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:54 pm

You can try this software. It's free. I've used it for several surfboard outlines. You can modify the templates for twin tips too.
http://www.akushaper.com/download

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Re: board design software?

Postby Bigdog » Sun May 01, 2011 12:26 am

boardcad.org.

Awesome opensource program!!

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Re: board design software?

Postby vol » Sun May 01, 2011 2:03 pm

google skechup!
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Re: board design software?

Postby JMF » Tue May 03, 2011 5:07 pm

vol wrote:google skechup!


Yup Skecthup, nuff said!

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Re: board design software?

Postby Silver Fox » Tue May 03, 2011 9:12 pm

HA! That's the easy part. try getting the inserts to hold without making the board look shitty. Hopefully it will take you less than 15-20 protos. Your best bet is to help an established brand to distribute unless you are just a DIY junkie.

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Re: board design software?

Postby JMF » Wed May 04, 2011 4:52 am

Silver Fox wrote:HA! That's the easy part. try getting the inserts to hold without making the board look shitty. Hopefully it will take you less than 15-20 protos. Your best bet is to help an established brand to distribute unless you are just a DIY junkie.


15-20 protos lol, I'm guessing you are not a DIY junkie Silver Fox. Inserts are he least of your problems. Stop talking through your ass!


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