Category Archives: Third World Exotic
The Deal With Ocean Waves
Water, as it turns out, is a pretty efficient conductor of energy and you don’t have go far for a good example – walk to the end of my street on any given day and have a look at the … 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
In The Shaping Room
Inland – far from the bright, sunny beaches where everybody surfs – is another world where surfboards are made. Surfboards are beautiful, clean sculptural objects. Surfboard factories are not. A surfboard factory usually has a small front office with battered … Continue reading