Monday, December 30, 2013


Whenever the waves are chunky, you can count on WillyT to be out there getting radical on his 5'8 perimeter stringer quad. pics by Linda Saylor

EPS fishys

5'6 quad fish will get flat deck and drop rails with cork deck 5'9 5 fin roundtail will get bamboo deck

Friday, December 27, 2013

Fun sesh yesterday!

on my 5'9 half balsa quad egg trying to backdoor a grommie sized wedge.... pic from Justin at

rut getting busy on trev's orange tree 5'2 quad mini. i got to sample this board today - so sick! pic from Linda Saylor

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Surfin Santa

Merry Christmas Eve glassy nuggets! Single Fin cruisin in the pocket..... yeeeeeeew! photo from justin @ he has a bunch of good ones from a beautiful morning - check em out!

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Jamie Tuttle and Paul Martin stopped by today!

paul was slinging some freshly shaped foam from his sweet surf wagon
jamie brought jared's new balsa thruster back from the glass shop. so shiny!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


got to ride the new sled in some glassy wedges last night - what a treat!!!! thanks justin at for getting some sick photos - go to his site for more!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013


check this out from surfy surfy blog. this is one of the most awesome boards i have seen in a while. why dont the pros ride boards like this and surf like this in contests? would make it more fun to watch.....

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Glassing in the shed

cleaned up the ole shaping shack enough to glass this one for me - 5'10x19.5x2.25 eps/epoxy with sc grown paulownia stringer

Saturday, November 30, 2013

give thanks

for the chunky little dumpers that we occasionally receive on our shores

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Some more from

costa banging one off the closeout
adler throwing a nice fan on a single fin egg

Sunday, November 24, 2013


is this how laird feels when he goes surfing?

Sunday, November 17, 2013


I did find some good hopper shots from this year - check out melanie ropp photography at

pay attention youngsters - this is how to shred. ducker opening up on this poor lip.

willyT crackin one off the top of  a glassy one
kellen pulling tight on a frother

prepare for liftoff

this is what happens when you watch sprout too many times...lazy keel fin cutback

quick view

practicing the forgotten art of trim (and racing that bird)

Saturday, November 16, 2013


no good hopper hurricane swell shots this year....have to go back a year or two...jimmy dowds photos

here are a couple more old ones of finn airing out his fins

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Mustache Sliding

taking the modified barge out for a spin

lee and his hopper in the golden light
photos from justin at

Trim Style and Speed

LOGS (and mid-lengths) UP FOR GRABS

surf station / grasshopper collaboration - these boards are super slick - check them out if you are in st. auggy or online @ surf station sticks online

Monday, November 11, 2013


spicing up an old friend with a deep nose concave, new fin, and new paulownia/balsa tail-block