random thoughts from slide65

"hand-shaping is critical to the evolution of the surfboard. It has been passed down from generation to generation... Hand-shaping really is the soul of the surfboard and in many ways the soul of surfing itself.
It will be a sad day if the hand-shaped surfboard ever goes away."
— Greg Noll

Category Archives: shaping

GREAT BRITAIN TODAY, TOMORROW AND BEYOND

Everyone loves a good deal, right? Especially us surfing folk looking to stretch our finances for that winter trip to warmer climes, or simply maximising our water time in any way we can. Most of us also can appreciate that surfboards, especially the hand made variety have been, in real terms, too cheap to sustain […]

BOARD CHRISTENING

Josh Daniel and Billy Janes with fresh boards and haircuts!

Midlength Madness – Mine all Mine….

Selfish maybe but this 7′ 6″ Foil with British Racing Green tint, blood red pin lines and a natural deck is for me! It flies in the solid swells of late.

Fish Fun

Pure and simple every time

The Slipstream’s understated lines shines through in this simple glass form.

Putty resin tint on a Cruise Control. Popular and classy…

New model release

Rob Wright has enlisted the help of Shaper, Creator and Founder of Toy Factory Surfboards ‘Luke Hart’ in developing our Keel Fish. Exhaustive testing has produced this super fast responsive craft which has put a smile on the face of all who have ridden her. Appearances are deceptive. This board may look old school but […]

Testing for 2016

  Josh Daniel product testing under the watchful eye of shaper Rob Wright yesterday tucked away from the masses.

MAISIE MARSHALL – SLIPSTREAM

   

PUTTY RESIN TINT + CEDAR STRINGER = CLASSY