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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

November 2023 Social Media Roundup

Here is another dispatch, live and direct from the Instagram trenches. It’s winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, and sometimes that means paddling out and wondering if the conditions are just a little past your pay grade. Tom Pearsall’s photo does a remarkable job of capturing that feeling of dread spiked with excitement…

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Behind the Scenes with Moonlight Glassing

Greetings, Shredderz! I’ve long held a fascination with Moonlight Glassing (now Christenson / Moonlight Glassing), the legendary glass shop co-founded in 1979 by longtime San Diego board builders Peter St Pierre and Gary Stuber. In the video below, Chris Christenson and Jon Peck, General Manger of Christenson Surfboards, take you on a tour…

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6’5″ Skip Frye Fish

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a killer Skip Frye fish that was kindly sent to me by an anonymous collector. It measures 6’5″ and as you can see in the pics, the board was glassed at the legendary Moonlight Glassing. Both Skip Frye and Moonlight Glassing are staples of San Diego’s vibrant board…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Two Bonzers and a Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! We’re back with another installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. Keep scrolling for some curated boards currently for sale on Craigslist, including two longer Bonzers and a sweet 70s Russell Surfboards single fin. 7’6″ Gary Hanel Bonzer (Craigslist San Francisco) Here’s a sleek and low key 7’6″ Bonzer shaped by Gary…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Modern Maestros Part Deux: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! A few months back I wrote a Social Media Roundup entry featuring some of my favorite contemporary craftsmen. It’s time for a follow up and I’m stoked to share some sweet sticks from modern shapers and glassers. Keep reading for more. The art on this Tyler Surfboards stick was done by…

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Ryan Lovelace

John Cherry Surfboards Longboard

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a treat for you, courtesy of San Diego craftsman John Cherry. John Cherry shapes standard foam and fiberglass shapes, and he also builds boards entirely out of wood. I haven’t seen a ton of John Cherry Surfboards floating around on Craigslist, etc., but maybe that’s because nobody is…

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