Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Alaia Project Part 5

Started some fine tuning with a small planer - some of these older tools work really well. Very smooth if they are sharp and tuned nicely!

Monday, October 25, 2010

The Alaia Project Part 4

Checking the center line one more time before we start to plane the rails down. Check many = plane once...

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Alaia Project Part 3

Discussing next moves and plan of action! This one will be 7ft 9 1/2. Center concave in the tail and a rolled belly up front.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Project Alaia Begins

The Glue up is done. I'll be using a template from the Bishop Archives as a starting point.

Check back later for more!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Surfing Heritage Foundation to Hold Longboard Collector Club Meeting and Swap Meet

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., October 14, 2010 - The Surfing Heritage Foundation is proud to hold the Longboard Board Collector Club’s monthly October meeting at the Surfing Heritage’s main archive in San Clemente on Saturday, October 23rd from dawn till noon. The Longboard Collector Club is an organization comprised of serious collectors, looking to buy, sell or trade vintage boards, books, and other items related to the surfing lifestyle. The program is free and open to the public. If you have any surfing related collectables you are welcome to join in.

The event will also feature renowned author, Matt Warshaw, who will be signing his latest book, “The History of Surfing” from 10 a.m. till noon. Warshaw also wrote The Encyclopedia of Surfing, “Surf Movie Tonite! Surf Movie Poster Art, 1957 -2005”, the Ron Stoner book and was managing editor of Surfing magazine from 1985 to 1990.
Additionally, the Surfing Heritage’s showroom will be open to the public featuring the world’s largest collection of wood surfboards and other items from surfing’s past. Dick Metz, the Heritages co-founder stated, “We are always excited to see the Longboard Collector Club here at the Foundation; they continually bring something that no one has seen for years that represent a rare piece of surfing’s history. It’s a great group of individuals that truly take surfing’s history to heart”.

Starting Oct. 23rd SHF will now be open on Saturdays from 10 AM - 4 PM.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Low Tide Rock Dance

Nothing a bandaid won't cure!

Tuesday, October 05, 2010