Author - Chris Middleton

Hello, I'm an Englishman living in Montpellier, France. I've been kiting and shaping boards for over 20yrs. I’m super stoked to share my knowledge via these DIY self-build Kilaia pages with you.

Full Length Film

In this 17 minute film, Chris Middleton shares some of his expert knowledge about how to shape and make a Kite specific Alaia from A to Z. He has been developing Kilaia...

Chapter 1 | Tools

The tools used in these videos represent a selection of my personal workshop tools but you don’t need to have them all. Flat sanding blocks to keep your rails...