I use epoxy glue
Posted by: gnarlydog on Oct-30-12 7:23 PM (EST)
with WRC paddles I use epoxy glue (microfibre/epoxy mix tinted to match wood color).
The "helicopter tape" is generally a clear tough tape that has some stretch in it and adheres quite well to smooth surfaces but I don't know if it will stick to wood, especially if oiled.
3M (and others) make the tape; often used in the automotive industry as protectant against paint chipping from stones