Category Archives: surfboard shapers
Lance Carson, Malibu California
Lance Carson in the shaping room – January 21st, 2013 The outline of a hand-shaped surfboard is drawn directly on the foam using a rigid template as a guide … Continue reading
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Jamie Sterling’s 10’6″ Balsa Gun
Balsa wood has a lighter density than cork and it grows all over the place from Brazil to Mexico. It’s straight, buoyant and is used to make beautiful surfboards – but that’s just the beginning. To make a balsa surfboard … Continue reading
What is it About Surfboards?
I grew up surfing in Santa Monica in the 1960s. My first surfboards were nine-foot plus, second-hand relics that I could barely get my arm around – like my aunt’s 9’2″ Dave Sweet round pin (with a three inch balsa … Continue reading