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.
Here’s a perfect board for riding on the back of waves like royalty.
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.
“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. […]