Category Archives: Shapers

Building a hollow wooden surfboard Pt.1

Yes you read right, The Surf Nomad is building a hollow wooden surfboard. [udvote voteid=”Votewood” format=”1″]   You may have read one of our recent articles about alternative board builders that are working hard at saving the world from the constantly increasing pile of petrochemical waste generated by the surfboard manufacturing industry.   These guys are … Continue reading Building a hollow wooden surfboard Pt.1

McCoy & Horan an Epic Surfing Partnership

Every so often an epic surfing partnership is forged between a champion surfer and a master shaper. It was the Early 1980’s, the era during which surfboard design was arguably at its most experimental.  MR, Potts and half the Hawaiian Contingent were riding Twin Fins. Terry Fitz had the Hot Buttered stable of surf rats test piloting his Bonza … Continue reading McCoy & Horan an Epic Surfing Partnership

Surfboards from history

Some of today’s greatest surfers riding some of the greatest surfboards from history what’s not to love? What do you get when you put a bunch of the best surfers from the present on some of the most legendary surfboards the past present and future.  You get RedBull Decades. This is one of the most intriguing … Continue reading Surfboards from history

Sustainable surfboard building may save the planet

Be warned people, today The Surf Nomad is sporting some serious wood. No, not like that! We are talking about wooden surfboards. *Jeeze get your minds out of the gutter would you? Sustainable Surfboard building can be sexy. Of Course, we at The Surf Nomad know that wooden boards are nothing new, they have been … Continue reading Sustainable surfboard building may save the planet