Balsa Surfboard Blanks
Riley’s blanks are all built in Australia by hand – they are environmentally friendly and most of them can be custom made. We recommend you use a vented plug for the foam core blanks.
When you are purchasing your blank – don’t forget to include a leash plug, fin boxes, fins, nose and tail blocks, stringer, DVD, instructions, racks or stands to be included in your order and save on shipping.
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These blanks can be shipped overseas and anywhere around Australia for $120 for one blank and $160 for two blanks. These will get delivered to your door including insurance. Click onto each blank below for more info and to order.
Longboard: Pre-shaped solid Malibu blank
If you are keen on building your own solid balsawood Malibu but you are unsure whether to start from scratch this is the blank for you. It is pre shaped and "all" you need to do is finish the rails off, cut and sand tail & nose to your liking... click here for more info.
Longboard: Simple solid blank
This is one step up from the pre shaped version. All we have done is cut out the rocker and glued together the balsa sticks. You have complete freedom in regards to plan shape, tail and nose shape, rails etc. Click here for more info.
Longboard: Pre-shaped foam core (EPS) blank
If you want to make your own high performance longboard you should get your hands on this blank. We have already pre shaped the blank. You will have to decide on and make the nose, tail and rail shape. Click here for more info.
MiniMal: pre-shaped foam core (EPS) blank
Another pre shaped blank to make your life a bit easier. You can still decide and shape the type of rails, nose and tail you want. Click here for more info on the minimal blank.
Shortboard: Pre-shaped foam core (EPS) blank
If you are after making a durable and eco-frienldy shortboard yourself than check out this blank. It feautures a recycled EPS foam core with a 2-3mm balsa skin. No doub this will be the lightest and strongest board in your quiver. Click here for more info.
Fish: pre-shaped foam core (EPS) blank
Without doubt the second most popular blank in our range (after the solid Malibus) the fish blank is perfect if you are after a retro feel in & out of the water. Click here to learn more about the fish blank.
Gun: SPECIAL-old style foam core blank
Suitable for first time surfboard builders and others looking for a low cost balsa blank. Unlike our other blanks the gun blank is not made with the latest production techniques and thus will be heavier and not as durable as our other blanks. Click here for more info.