Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ding Repair Tutorial: Repairing Surfboard Foam and Wood Rot

We’re back at it in this third installment of “Ding Repair Chronicles.” In this video we are fixing a board that was dinged, left outside and has some foam and wood rot from being exposed to the elements. As usual, … Continue reading

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The Country Life with Surfboard Shaper Chuck Andrus

His big wave boards are under the feet of Hawaiian pros like Makua Rothman and Kala Alexander as well as countless Australian and Japanese big wave riders. He has been featured in the Surfer Magazine Surfboard Buyer’s Guide, shaped for … Continue reading

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The Essentials: What five shaping tools would you grab if the world was ending?

You can digitize just about anything these days…cookbooks, music, pictures, movies, coupons, money (yeah, online banking) and your entire shopping experience. There are however, a few things that you can’t download, upload or create a zip file for and those … Continue reading

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How to Glass a Surfboard With Tinted Resin

  A surfboard really comes to life during the glassing process. The fiberglass adds strength, flex, style, weight and seals the shaper’s design inside. Most of the time it’s a surfboard with a resin pigment swirl, tint, fabric inlay or … Continue reading

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Shaping Legend Bob “Ole” Olson

He’s 83 years old, been surfing since 1946, shaping since 1958, has no plans to retire, has a bum neck…and he’s as stoked as any 12 year old grommet out there. This man is the legendary surfboard shaper Bob “Ole” … Continue reading

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