Hand Painted Snowboard Tutorial - For the Artist

DIFFICULTY: High
DURABILITY: Medium
COST: $40-50
SUPPLIES:

  • Blank snowboard
  • Primer
  • Paint
  • Brush
  • Clear coat
  • Sandpaper
  • Painters tape
  • Cotton swabs
  • Buffing compound

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1:
Use a cleaning to remove any dirt or other residue from the top of the board.

STEP 2: 
Use sandpaper to scuff up the top of the board.

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STEP 3: 
Fill the binding holes with cotton swabs.

Fill bolt holes with cotton

STEP 4:
Tape around the edge of the board.

Tape Edges

STEP 5:  Apply the primer to the board. Plastic primer is best.

Apply primer
Apply Primer

STEP 6:  Apply the paint to the board (the more flexible the paint, the better).

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STEP 7:  Apply multiple layers of clear coat to the board, the more layers the more durability.

* Spar urethane (aka spar varnish) is a great clear coat option.

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STEP 8:  Remove tape and cotton swabs.

STEP 9:  Apply buffing compound to make it shine.

FINISHED HAND-PAINTED SNOWBOARD

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Customization Products

 

  • Custom Graphics

  • Board Wrap – not Installed (for the DIY person)

  • Board Wrap – w/ Installation

  • 100% Customized Snowboard – Top & Bottom (min 10 board order)

Boards

  • Blank Canvas Snowboard | All Blank No Logos

  • All Terrain Snowboard w/ Logo

  • All Mountain Pro Snowboard w/ Logo

  • Park Board | Reverse Camber Rocker w/ Logo

  • Custom Graphics

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