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Custom Graphic Bellyboards for Weddings

Judging from the amount of emails i’m starting to get inquiring about custom graphics its fair to say that wedding season is on the way. In answering one just now I sent a link to a wedding we supplied boards … Continue reading

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The Perranporth Coffin Lid Surfers

I had a fascinating chat with the late John Heath, the chap who for many years owned Piran Surf Shop in Perranporth, about the coffin lid bellyboarders of Perranporth who arguably were the first regular surfers, or group of surfers … Continue reading

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Where Would You Surf if You Won the PowerBall Jackpot?

Where Would You Surf if You Won the PowerBall Jackpot? We all read the stories about the PowerBall Lottery Jackpot in the United States that reached $1.5 billion. It was an unsightly amount of money that most of us can … Continue reading

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Custom graphic bellyboards for Xmas

Ordering custom graphics for Christmas …Just a heads up that if anyone is thinking about a hand silk screen printed custom graphic board from us for Xmas please don’t leave it until the last minute as the new finish we … Continue reading

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Blank canvas

   I love it when people take my boards and use them as a canvas for their art, but of all I’ve seen I really do think this utter gem on one of my Mini Rocker skate decks that was … Continue reading

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Not flat. 

Why the hell not… Halfway through a solidwood and I’m thinking, what if I? So I ripped the blank back to planks and ordered up a fresh bandsaw blade. Flat boards are boring, time to play.  

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   Last batch of 4′ x 16″ bodyboards going through the workshop, after these no more until the Spring so if you want one for Xmas get your orders in.  These are made with a new revised concave, a lot … Continue reading

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Shiney

Freshly top-coated slick n’ shiney boards on the drying rack. #bellyboard #bellyboarding #woodensurfboard  

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More bang for your buck. 

Bucking the capitalistic greed mantra of ever screwing more profit from the consumer by offering less, we are giving more we now use a custom blend, loads more expensive waterproof satin feel finish that also takes way more time to … Continue reading

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The road trip box

  The road trip box… I’ve got to do some road miles the next few days, got a lathe to collect, a vintage surfboard, wood supplies and some photo processing kit, and a problem I always have in my T5 is … Continue reading

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