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Another one of our wing single fins has just been finished. This is another 6.00" version. Almost identical to the first one, just different colors.

The wings on these more recent ones all have the same 5" wing span.

After making a few of these over the last few weeks, we finally settled on how we measure the height. In the ...

WNG-500 Center
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Finished 5.00" version of the WNG center fin. This one has a GEARBOX base.

We have four more of these wing fins on the go, soon there will be a lot more photos of them.

WNG Wing Fin Assembly S3
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Finally, the bulked out wing fin blank.

After adding the extra pieces of material to the tips of the wings we are now ready to start creating the wing profile.

More Block WNG Fin Blanks

This involved tapering the wing blocks ...

WNG Assembly Step 1
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We are going to document the assembly of one of our WNG fins for those that are interested.

There were several steps before this one, but this is the first of the assembly process.

It starts by gluing the tenon and mortise joint together. Next, a custom right-angle jig holds the wing at the right angle.

This initial wing plate ...

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It has been some time since we made one of these wing single fins. Something a little different than what we usually post.

These are always interesting as they are a real challenge to make by hand and take much time to foil. Essentially you are foiling three fins in one.

The fin is made from a mast for the main blade, and the wings ...


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