Category Archives: Tools

One of my favourite things about the whole shaping game is that it has given me the opportunity/excuse to muck about for hours in my shed making any number of half-arsed, unusual and highly specialised tools, specifically for one or another element of crafting surfboards.

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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