Wooden Surfboard Classes – Faq
Some questions that you may have regarding our surfboard making classes. Of course please do not hesitate to contact us
e; firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 3256 9000 and we will be happy to answer your questions.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- 1. Do I have to have prior woodworking experience to make a surf board?
No definitely not. We begin with the basics and our templates and techniques ensure that even the novice is able to complete all tasks with ease. In addition we guide your every step of the way building your skill level and confidence.
- 2. Do I need to wear anything special?
We will require you to wear enclosed footwear; steel capped boots if you have them otherwise sandshoes/runners will be fine. We will supply you with any other safety equipment required.
Warning there will be lots of gluing so is probably best to wear old clothes.
- 3. How big are the class sizes?
The class sizes are kept small – no more than 6 in a class and we all help each other at times. It is a very relaxed yet productive environment.
- 4. Do you have many females in the class?
Yes we do, they are most welcome and will thoroughly enjoy making a board under the expert guidance of Stuart and Michael.
- 5. Are materials covered in the cost of the course?
All materials required for the initial course are covered within the course fee.
If alternate timber is requested the price will increase and prior notice is required to ensure your specific timber is organized.
- 6. How do I pay for classes?
You can pay for classes by direct deposit, payment of cash or cheque prior to commencement of classes. It is a requirement that your full Course Fee is paid prior to commencement of class. Once payment has been processed you will be issued with a tax invoice for claim purposes.
- 7. What happens if I miss a class due to illness?
If in the unfortunate event that you are sick we will Endeavour to help you catch up but no makeup class are available.
- 8. Are Course Fees refundable?
No, once fees are paid they are deemed non refundable. Unless the classes are terminated by Bywater Design
- 9. Do you offer food /drink?
We endeavor to offer tea, coffee /water and biscuits time allowing, students often have a quick break during our classes and enjoy a cupper with fellow students.
- 10. After I finish my first wooden surfboard what happens next?
After you complete the initial board class your surfboard is ready for final sanding and finishing; be it marine polyurethane, resin or glass finish – the choice is up to you.
Many students after completing their first board choose to continue with another board of varying design and size thus increasing their board collection aka quiver
- 11. Do you offer gift vouchers?
We certainly do.
They make a wonderful gift and they can be for any board size required.
- 12. Do you offer group bookings?
Yes we certainly do, prior arrangement is needed to accommodate your particular needs. Group classes are great way for friends to catch up or as a wonderful team building exercise.
13. That all sounds great. How do I enrol.
Fantastic. The first step is to fill out The Registration Form. This includes payment methods and other important information. Please Email us your information an we will be sure to reserve your position. Congratulations, you are now on your way to making your own classic surfboard.