Shaper of the Month – Chris Ruddy Surfboards

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Chris Ruddy Shaper of The Month from localshapers on Vimeo. After being off the map for a few years on hiatus in Utah, Chris Ruddy has returned and is back at it again. He’s been busy shaping everything from classic logs to shorty stubby and full outlined boards lately. Check out what he has to […]

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Local Shaper Alrik Yull featured at the 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing

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Local Shaper Alrik Yull in the spotlight We’re sure a lot of you are frothing on all the action going down at the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, CA. If you were as glued to the Tube as we were you may have caught the live interview of Alrik Yull on the making […]

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Shaper of the Month – July 2013 – Nate Gill of Kinetic Energy Surfboard Design

Local Shapers – Nate Gill – Shaper of The Month July 2013 from localshapers on Vimeo. Lifelong resident of Ocean Beach and surfboard shaper Nate Gill is an up and coming craftsman here in San Diego, California. Under his label Kinetic Energy Surfboard Designs, his goal is to make boards designed for Southern San Diego’s […]

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Shaper of the Month – June 2013 – Dan O’Hara of Solid Surfboards and South Coast Surfboards

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Dan O’Hara is the shaper for Solid Surfboards and South Coast Surfboards here in San Diego. His boards are made for surfers who actually surf, and are built to last. He’s been at it for about 10 years and his work speaks for itself. Give him a call or head down to South Coast to […]

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Down The Line – John Wesley Surfboards

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Down The Line – John Wesley Surfboards from localshapers on Vimeo. Last year at the Boardroom Surfboard Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, we ambushed John and got him to say a few words about one of his models named The Traveller. This board looks like a ton of fun to ride and hopefully one […]

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Shaper of the Month April 2013 – Luke Moore of Luke Moore Surfboards


Local Shapers – Shaper of the Month: Luke Moore from LaClare Media on Vimeo. Local Shapers – Luke Moore from localshapers on Vimeo. Luke Moore is a quality board builder who has spent time working with some of the biggest heads in the industry. Through his years of surfing, shaping, and experimenting he has made […]

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Mason Ho Ripping!


Jimmy Hendrix X Mason Ho X Bob Dylan We love Mason Ho. Actually…not just him, but the whole Ho clan. You should too. Enjoy Michael, Mason, and Coco Ho as they showcase their style in this video. Mason always has something new to pull out of the bag. Michael always charges harder and harder. With […]

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Shaper of the Month January 2013 Dennis Kane of DK Surfboards


Who are you and where are you from? My name is Dennis Kane. Originally from Ocala, Florida and now living in Encinitas, CA. What are DK Surfboards? DK surfboards is an ever evolving progression of hand made surfboards in the United States of America How long have you been shaping? I have been shaping for […]

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Decisions, Decisions… With a few different friends traveling North and South for a Thanksgiving weekend getaway, a choice had to be made on which way to pack up and point the van. After a rather short deliberation which included some homework with a AAA map, weather reports, swell models, and current sea surface temperature chart […]

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Down The Line with Alrik Yuill of Space Time Surfboards


You can’t help but notice a board like this when you first see one. This thing is stringerless and designed to haul ass; it would be a trip to jump on one of these. Alrik has knack for shaping boards and is also an amazingly talented artist and sculpter. Listen to what he has to […]

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Barry Snyder Designs and Windigo Surfboards – Shaper of the Month November 2012


  Barry Snyder of Windigo Surfboards and Barry Snyder Designs Barry Snyder can be described as a curious, creative, and asymmetrical minded surfboard shaper. Since his beginnings as a factory grom sweeping floors for the Linden Surfboards factory, he’s been around through many changes in the shaping industry. A true craftsman by nature, Barry is […]

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November 2012 Shaper of The Month – Teaser


Barry Snyder – Teaser   The Local Shapers featured November 2012 Shaper of the Month is Barry Snyder. Make sure to check back in later this week for the full length interview!

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