Base Flattening & Structure

ski and snowboard base flattening
  • Fibertex Scotchbrite Pads - Fine & Medium

    Fibertex Scotchbrite Pads - Fine & Medium

    These 6" x 9" abrasive pads are handy for a variety of uses, although they're most popular for scrubbing unwanted p-tex "hairs" off of bases after they've been freshly flattened or structured.  We also use them to clean off the warm tips of base...

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  • Bahco Steel Scraper

    Bahco Steel Scraper .

    High quality Bahco steel scraper made of Swedish steel. Bahco scrapers have tremendous longevity and retain an excellent burr. Widely used in traditional woodworking to impart a smooth finish on cabinets and tables, they work equally well for...

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  • Steel Scraper Burnisher Drawing out the Burr
(Scraper not included)

    SB-1 Steel Scraper Burnisher

    A steel scraper cuts most effectively if you impart a sharp and uniform cutting lip (micro-burr) along the edge.  This burnisher tool does that job better and more safely than any other we've used.  It features a protective wooden grip with...

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  • Omni-Prep Hand Pad

    Omni-Prep Hand Pad

    These thick white pads are used to remove microscopic p-tex hairs left on a base after sanding. In the past, it took days of riding before the natural abrasive action of snow crystals would scour off these drag-inducing you can...

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  • Blacklight True Bar 6" (150mm) .

    Blacklight True Bar 6" (150mm) .

    An easy to use and durable true bar for determining base flatness and base edge bevel. Round shape ensures a drop to the floor won't render it useless. Matte black finish makes sighting easier.  6" (150mm) long 1/2" (12.5mm) diameter

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    Base & Edge Eye Loupe 5X

    5x ground-glass eye loupe. Inspect and evaluate the condition of base material and edges. Analyze base structure definition, the finish of steel edge surfaces, the presence of unwanted p-tex hairs or oxidation. Study snow crystals. Yields valuable...

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  • True Beast Knife Edge True Bar 6" (150mm) .

    True Beast Knife Edge True Bar 6" (150mm) .

    A variation on the traditional square true bar. While the edge is knife shaped, it is not too sharp and so is quite resistant to dropping damage, we tested it...a few times. Easy and quick for your eye to detect any light appearing between it and...

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  • 3M 961 Twist-Lok Pad Holder Bottom

    3M 961 Twist-Lok Pad Holder

    This tool works very well with Scotchbrite or Omni-Prep pads. It ensures even pressure across the full width of the pad which equals more effective polishing. Hundreds of tiny plastic hooks on the base of the tool grip the pad with an unmatched ferocity...

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    Base Polishing Cloth

    This special microfiber cloth helps remove unwanted ultrafine p-tex hairs after structuring bases by machine or hand tool.  Make several passes against the hairs until the cloth slides freely down the base when it"s tilted at a 45deg angle...

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  • Toko Structurite Nordic Kit Toko Structurite Nordic Kit

    Toko Structurite Nordic Kit

    This clever tool is used to imprint a structure into Nordic ski bases. A structured base helps the ski glide more efficiently across the snow surface. Three rollers are included with the kit covering the gamut of potential snow conditions and...

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    Blacklight True Bar 14" (358mm)

    No, these babies don"t glow in the dark like a psychedelic poster under an ultraviolet light!  Instead, they sport a stealthy black finish to help reduced unwanted reflected light...this makes it easier for your eye to detect high or low spots...

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