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DIY Fails: Spontaneous Combustion

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Sometimes the best way to learn how to do something is to learn how NOT to do it first.  “DIY Fails” is a series of posts that share some of the pitfalls of doing...

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MENGEI International Museum “Surf Craft” Exhibit

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The MENGEI International Museum “Surf Craft” Exhibit explores the evolution of surfboard design from historical and cultural perspectives.  “The design paradigm presented in this exhibition has its deepest roots in finless wooden planing craft like the...

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DIY Fails: “Just The Tip”

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DIY Fails: “Just The Tip” Sometimes the best way to learn how to do something is to learn how NOT to do it first.  “DIY Fails” is a series of posts that share some...

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Beyond Wood: “Waste To Waves”

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No matter how much we love wood, foam and glass are here to stay.  Beyond Wood is a series of posts that explore environmentally responsible options for use of these toxic substances. “Waste To...

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Alaia DIY Cinema: “PAU DE JANGADA”

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Alaia DIY Cinema: “PAU DE JANGADA” “Pau de Jangada” is a film by Taís Soares featuring professional surfer, Franklin Serpa.  In this film, Serpa shapes an alaia on the street in front of his home in...

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Ask Tom: Does Size Matter?

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Ask Tom: Does Size Matter?  “Ask Tom” is a series where we ask Tom Wegener, the ultimate authority on alaia surfboard shaping, a simple question about a specific aspect of our craft.  This week...

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DIY Fails: The Glue Spill

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DIY Fails: The Glue Spill Sometimes the best way to learn how to do something is to learn how NOT to do it.  “DIY Fails” is a series of posts that share some of...

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