I love working with fabrics as the possibilities become endless, and adding color further enhances the effect.
I was asked by a friend of mine to take an old broken surfboard and recycle it into a beginner friendly shape for his son. Here are some pictures from the build with more to follow.
This was a previously fixed ding that went about 3/8" into the foam:
I used a router to clean up the ding and remove old logos from the stripped blank.
The template was designed to fit in the space available and to avoid those pesky fin boxes:
The foam shaped surprisingly well and yielded a nice beginner friendly mid-length:
Stay tuned for some glassing pictures and the final product!
Working on some pretty extensive repairs right now. This board had all of its bottom glass stripped off in the water, a broken nose, and a badly twisted rocker. Here's how I straightened the twist:
Inspired by a few of my favorite mid-length designs, this piggish rounded-pin egg has been affectionately called the Easter Egg. I'm hoping to get some shots of it in action soon... Stay tuned!
The final two Kona boards are all finished. Look for them at Surf City Bar in Jersey City, NJ soon!
Head on over to Surf City Bar in Jersey City, NJ to see two of the Kona series boards on display. Go craft beer!
A couple of new boards: A shortboard for the Graeme Preston Foundation for Life Charity Auction and a 6'4 single-fin with Volan patches.
Four custom Kona Brewing Co. display surfboards for Craft Brewing Alliance! Check out their website here.
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