The miracle wooden surfboard shack survives another wildfire – this time from the huge Cape Point fire of December 2023.
Making wooden surfboards and the skills that the craft imparts is core to being human and that’s one of the reasons it keeps us coming back for more.
Making a hollow wooden surfboard is a labour intensive and old-fashioned way to make a surfboard. So why would anyone want to make one?
Imagine working with a beautiful natural material, using your hands to craft and shape a surfboard, channeling your creativity into every stroke, and witnessing a lasting work of art come to life.
ChatGBT doesn’t surf, can’t buy a surfboard and doesn’t feel stoke. But what might the artificial intelligence upstart know about wooden surfboards? Pat (tests the waters) and asks the digital mind some leading questions.
Here’s a story about one man’s mission to take wooden surfboards to remote parts of Africa and teach kids to make and surf their own rides.
Step-by-step in the making of a 9′.8″ hollow wooden longboard.
Have a gander at some of the beautiful wooden surfboards hot off the production line.
Click the tab to check out a fish, shortboard, mini and longboard shapes like you’ve never seen them before.
Here’s a perfect board for riding on the back of waves like royalty.
A new one-day workshop takes you through the shaping and final finishing of your wooden surfboard.