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The Creation of a Surfboard

I shot this series of images for a story in a local magazine (A Concelho Mafra) a month or so ago. How to make a surfboard:

The blanks are imported from South Africa (of course!) and machine-cut to the basic size.

Above, to the right is the blank before the cut, to the left is after.

The board is then sanded and the shape refined.

This is followed by the fibreglass and resin.

The Fin Control System is cemented in place at precisely the correct angle.

And then the board is given a final sanding to ensure a smooth and even surface.

Ready for the water!

Thanks to Luke Budd, resident shaper at Boardculture, and his team for their help in the making of this story.


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