Checkin’ tail rocker…right on the money I just received a machined EPS blank from Marko Foam that will eventually become my travel board. I spent a lot of time designing this shape in Aku, so it was exciting to get… (READ MORE)
This T-Belly is headed to Mario in Hamburg, Germany. I made some adjustments in thickness to better match Mario’s 170lb weight and shortened the length to 48″ to better match his 5’8″ height. Although, personally, I like the smaller size even… (READ MORE)
This 8-0 King Fish is shaped from 2.0lb EPS, which is difficult to handshape, but yields a very light finished board. I had to borrow a planer with a grit drum to do this one. Board will get epoxy resin with one layer… (READ MORE)
I had to move a bunch of stuff down to SD. Filled up the ol’ truck, but had just enough room for a borrowed T-Belly and my fins. Caught some glassy “OH” 3’ers. Felt good to get into some warmer… (READ MORE)
Chad had some specific ideas about what he wanted in a surfboard, so I invited him down to the shop, and we collaborated on this neat little hybrid design. For starters, Chad wanted a full-outline design in a short (but not… (READ MORE)
I made some alterations in my standard T-Belly design based upon Stan’s input and came up with this nice single-wing, squash-tail twin-fin. I added a sloped-rail to the design in an effort to keep the rail profile as thin as possible while… (READ MORE)
Lots of HH, clean swell, clear skies and sunshine…and more on the way. You deserve a new board to make the most of it.
Stan and I worked on his new “Super T-Belly” last weekend. We spent a lot of time talking about design elements, and I got a chance to explain the shaping process, what I was doing and why. Of course we had… (READ MORE)
My favorite surf mag arrived in the mail today… If you don’t already read this cover-to-cover, you should…definitely worth a cup of coffee at Barnes&Noble.