Category Archives: Reference Materials

I’m a great believer in sharing knowledge and allowing others to benefit from any experience or pearls of wisdom I might have picked up along the way. I’ve accessed so many great resources since starting this shaping lark; some are freely available, while others have required a wee bit more digging to bring them to the surface.

When I have a spare moment here and there, I’ll try to post either the resources themselves, or links to the ones that I’ve found most valuable.

Templates 101

There are almost as many methods for shaping surfboards as there are shapers. Every shaper has their own unique process for building a board –  from developing the concept of a board in their imagination, to getting it shaped, wrapped … Continue reading

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