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DIY Advice Blogs

How to choose waxing Brushes

Posted by Scott Churchill on Nov 30, 2018

We get a lot of calls regarding brushes choice, and with good reason…there are a lot of choices! Hopefully we can clear it up a bit and make the choices a bit less daunting.There are two major sty … read more

Why Wax your ski or Snowboard?

Posted by Scott Churchill on Nov 30, 2018

Back in the early days when all skis had wood bases, skiers had little choice but to wax ’em regularly if they wanted to slide on snow. But along with the introduction of polyethylene bases (p-tex … read more

Tuning with Willi Wiltz

Posted by Scott Churchill on Nov 30, 2018

Earlier this week I braved a stormy five-hour trip north to Gresham, Oregon (just east of Portland proper) to attend a tuning clinic with master tuner Willi Wiltz, it was worth every mile.Wiltz ha … read more

How to Hot Wax Skis or Snowboard

Posted by Scott Churchill on Nov 30, 2018

Hot waxing is usually the first ski maintenance project people undertake. It is easy to learn, doesn’t take much time, and the results are evident the first time out.I talk to alot of folks about … read more

Choosing a waxing iron

Posted by Scott Churchill on Nov 30, 2018

The following is an excerpt of an article I wrote for Ski Racing Magazine a while back.While waxing corks, hot boxes and thermo wraps have all earned their places in the world of waxing the electric w … read more