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Reshaping An Old Surfboard Into New

the BONUS round from cliff kapono on Vimeo. Hilo surfer/shaper Robert Patterson gives a 80’s relic an extreme makeover, changing the game and breathing new life into an old friend. 7’5 to 5’5 Welcome to the bonus round… Great concept: take an old surfboard,…

Shaping the Perfect 40-Minute Surfboard

Wonderfully shot video piece by The Surfers Journal from a couple years back with iconic board shaper Terry Martin. While not a brand new, it’s always awesome to watch a master at work. Martin has shaped over 75,000 boards, spanning many decades. He’s a…

Wooden Honeycomb Surfboard – Taking board making to the next level

Surfboard making of the foam variety is one of those arts that really appeals to a select few. Most surf fanatics tend to live in coastal areas, and at that, the largest concentrations are those in favorable climates. But there’s something about wooden surfboard…

Watch Beginners Shape and Glass Surfboards To Learn From Their Mistakes

All surfers begin to contemplate building their own board at some point. Maybe it begins on a day of slow rolling waves, while the long boarders take all the rides a hundred yards behind the one guy on a shortboard. Or while watching the…

DIY Surfboard Rack

Growing collection of surfboards starting to clog your garage or hallway? Jeff Z solved this problem in an elegant, quick and cheap manner, with easy to find materials from your corner hardware store. Check out the full how-to and get your board collection organized! Best…

How to Wax A Surfboard

Periodically all boards need to be waxed, new and old alike. It’s pretty simple but if you haven’t done it before, this guide will get you familiar with the process. Basecoat: 1. Take your basecoat surf wax and bring it across the board from…

Two cardboard projects: Cardboard Frisbee (easy), Cardboad Surfboard (super-challenging)

Cardboard. An awesome material, great for boxes and backing paper pads. Also useful for more advanced projects. Here are two how-to’s from the web: a simple frisbee, and a badass surfboard. Cardboard Frisbee – More DIY How To Projects CARDBOARD SURFBOARDS or, Cross-sectional Notched…