A composite is a synergistic mixture of different materials bound together that make the combination better than the individual parts. Composites are usually stronger, lighter, more weather-resistant or all of the above. If you are lucky, a composite will be cheaper than what it replaces.
Using wood veneers in sealed composites elevates wood to new levels while reducing the problems of insect infestation, mildew or rotting.
Properly done, wood is a great looking, strong natural fiber in an epoxy laminate. Think of wood as an ecological, lightweight and renewable fiberglass substitute. Safer and healthier too! Probably the biggest hazard from handling wood is getting a splinter.
A Wooden Classics wood laminate surf, stand-up or paddle board is beautiful, durable, light and green.