Custom Board Building

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Ian Balding custom board building

Ian balding Shaping a Surfboard

Custom board building is a very unique experience for not only us as the craftsmen, but for the surfer with the vision. Some people come to us with a very specific deign for the board, while others give us the creative freedom to do as we please with just a little input. Sometimes people bring us 2 or 3 boards so we can take the best of each board to build something amazing for them. Custom boards will give you exactly what you’ve been wanting out of a board.  Its important to talk to an experienced shaper, such as Ian Balding, to dial in the details.

One of our latest boards came with a great deal of surfing history behind it, and high standards to fulfill.. Ian Balding was up for the task, and was stoked to get his hands on the board. He was able to replicate the design from a shaper he has always admired. Read the full story that involves Tom Curren,  Ben Bourgeois, and Maurice Cole at Eastern Surf Magazine online. Direct link to the story:

Ben is back for another one…. Want one for yourself? Drop us a line anytime to chat about a barrel machine for you. Contact us here!


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