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.
Chris brought in his dad’s 15-yr old Stewart and asked if I could shape something similar. I kept the outline similar, but made some changes in the bottom contours to update the performance. I used a “green” density foam blank… (READ MORE)
Dolphin fan Ilan and brother Tito I shaped this 9-6 Neo Single-fin for Miami Dolphin Fan Ilan. Boards dimensions are 9-6 18-3/4″ x 23″ x 15-3/8″ 3″. Board has typical Neo features: half-length, blended nose concave, moderate “V”… (READ MORE)
This is my first SUP. The design was a cooperative effort between Ray Lucke and me. Having glassed a large number of SUPs, including limited-class racing SUPs, Ray has a good eye for what works. Using Aku Shaper, the designed… (READ MORE)
This quote from another master surfer/shaper helps me get through the “dry spells”…like today. Lopez was asked how he manages to live in Bend, OR, so far from the ocean and surfing. ‘There are always moments in surfing that hold… (READ MORE)
Late Fall is a time to put away the noserider and break out the “winter board”. In this case, a 9-6 blue tint, reverse-lap, pinlined Nova Speedster Pintail, sporting TA side-bites and a 7” Wayne Rich Classic center fin, all… (READ MORE)
Like most of you, I absolutely hate flat spells. Its bad enough when the waves are so small that you have to drag out your 9-9 (or something bigger) just to catch a wave or two. But there are days… (READ MORE)
This twin-fin T-Belly is headed for Nor Cal. It was just polished out yesterday, so I thought I’s take some good pix before it heads up there. The T-bellys have a number of unique features. The deck has a 1/4″ concave starting… (READ MORE)