How do you put the balso skin or wood look on foam?

I wanted to try to make a foam board with the wood vaneers or skins, but don’t know how to bond the skin to the board, and rails. Any help?

do a search for

Resin transfer molding

vacuum or vaccuum bagging

bag or bagging


balsa compsand



comp sand


summarize it you can either a) glue wood veneer or skin, then glass or b) use vaccuum bagging while glassing

Read this first for the basic construction method, You basically substitute balsa for d-cell: