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.
It isn’t a surf book, but if you like wooden surfboards, you’ll like this book. It’s a book about trees and wood, why we make things with our hands, and why it is good for us.
Give the gift of craft. Buy a gift card for your loved one or surfing buddy and they can join a workshop where they make their own beautiful wooden surfboard.
In this special offer, you’ll also get a free t-shirt with your order.
South Africa’s third wave seems to be about the longest wave I’ve ever ridden in my life. I wish it would just close out, or flatten out. I think I speak for all of us when I say that I’ll be stoked to see the back of Covid. The social isolation has lent itself, however, […]
Happy surfer folk continue to build their own wooden surfboards in the wood surfboard workshops at Burnett Wood Surfboards, despite the The Covid pandemic. I’ve hosted a number of workshops and some beautiful wooden surfboards have been made. In a sense, with Covid doing its best to keep us human beings apart, I have appreciated […]
“If you make it with your hands, then you’ll come to understand,” sings Jeremy Loops in his hit song Mortal Man. Now if ever there was a line perfectly matched to making your own wooden surfboard, then this would be it, and so it was a great pleasure to host Jeremy Loops in the workshop. […]
Updates post on the next workshops 2020
Wood boards are great to surf. Here’s the first four of 20 selected pictures and the stories behind them, the rest to come in subsequent posts…
Ten years ago I made my first wooden surfboard. It was the start of a journey that has changed – and is still changing – my life, and it’s motivated me to write this post about wooden surfboard life lessons.