Resin Magic “I sometimes do a foam resin stain like this for a few reasons. The biggest reason is because you can’t get a look like that with paint. Paint will almost always (at least in my experience) get muddy when you mix multiple colors like that. The other big reason is that you get […]
The story of John O’Reilly, sculptor and surfboard shaper. John’s work oreillysurfboards.com Sculpture johnoreilly.org
Summer of 2015-2016, shaping and riding a 5’1″ Bob Simmons inspired twin fin. Ive surfed these waves on my regular rounded pin with three and four fin setups when it is over three to four foot, a 7’6″ and 7’0″ mini mall when it is two to three foot and a 9’2″ when it gets […]
Weeksy’s Shaping CNC Mini Simmons Blank
Shortbus Mini Simmons Shaping and Surfing
Ode to Garbutt Surfboards—Short little edit of me shaping a 5’2″ Mini Simmons for a buddy of mine.
Interview Daniel Thomson of Tomo Surfboards
How To Video making of a MiniSimmons Soap bar 4’11” Surfboards
Red Leaf Surfboards put together this absolutely sick video. See each phase of the board building experience with wood.
Resin splash, acid splash, mexican blanket, or whatever you wanna call it from begining to end in 2 and a half minutes.
Learn to shape a Mini Simmons in a little over one minute.
It’s not a mini but good overall shaping video. Always good to see other shapers’ technique.
Shaping an Alaia with Jon Wegener
Ode To Hunger Surfboards is a short video tribute to Bob Simmons, shot by Alejandro Hunger and takes us through the shaping process from start to finish on one of his Mini Simmons Shapes.
During our renovations over the past few years we often considered what materials might be best to limit our footprint on the local environment… this got us to thinking what could we do with some of the material we no longer needed…
Shine Surfboards shows us how to shape and glass a 5’10” single fin.
A friend of mine decided to try to build his own surfboards. Bying a blank and by shaping it, trying to create something that would surf the waves of Holland, which are shoppy. So no need for sharp rails, it needs to go fast and has a lot of buoyancy.
Timelapse of my 6hr surfboard shaping lesson at Shaper Studios in San Diego. Jason Smith replicated my favorite board, a 6’4″ Bad Whale originally shaped by Jon Brough in 1987 somewhere near Santa Barbara, CA.
Video of gloss coat being added to a Soap Bar/Mini Simmons 6′ surfboard. This gloss coat is onto a double 6oz deck not over sanded as no hot coat will be used to cut down on weight.