Shaper Directory

A comprehensive list of Surfboard Shapers

*shapers linked in blue are featured in this site. We are currently updating the list. Email update suggestions or shaper info to surfboards@thesurfboardproject.com

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Al Colk (Rip Curl)

Al Merrick -  website: www.cisurfboards.com

Al Nelson (Jacobs, Ekstrom, Velzy, Pat Curren)

Al Roper (Hobie)

Allan Geech (Becker)

Alan Nelson (Bing, Hobie, Nelson)

Allan Byrne (hot Stuff) -www.byrningspears.com.au

Allan Gibbons

Allen Whitewww.allenwhitesurfboards.com

Anton Butler – (Xanadu, Ferral) www.ferral.co.za

Austin Saunders - www.austinsurfboards.com

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Barry Kanaiaupuni (Country, Lightning Bolt, Sunset, Chuck Dent)

Barry KingMcGrigor

Barry Snyderbarrysnyderdesigns.com 

Barry Vandermuelin- (Spyder, Rawson) www.barryvsurfboards.com

Balsa Bill Yerkes - www.balsabill.com

Ben Aipa (Greg Noll,  Aipa, Town & Country) -website: www.aipahawaii.com

Bear Mirandon

Bert Burgerwww.sunovasurfboards.com

Ben McTavish (McTavish) - www.mctavish.com.au

Benji Rabanal (Bing, Noll)

Bing Copeland - website:www.bingsurf.com

Bill “Blinky” Hubina  (Morey- Pope) - Youtube Link 

Bill Barnfield (Lightning Bolt, Sunset)

Bill Eberweinwww.hawaiiansaltsurfboards.com

Bill “Stretch” Riedel - www.stretchboards.com

Bill Hamilton (Bear, Country,Chuck Dent, Herbie Fletcher, Surfboards Hawaii, Oxbow, Surfline Hawaii)

Bill Stonebreacker (Sunset, Lightning Bolt)

Bill Holmes ( Holmsey, Hobie)

*  see Holmsey Sidewinder

Bill Stewart - www.stewartsurfboards.com

Bill Minard (Takayama, G&S, Degree33) - www.pbsurfcompany.com

Bill Johnsonwww.teqophsurfboards.com

Bill Shrosbee (Minard, Greg Noll, Fresh Pineapples) - www.freshpineapples.com

Bill Thrailkill (Thrailkill, Velzy, Hobie, Hansen, South Coast)

Bob Mctavish – website: www.mctavish.com.au

Bob Sheppard (early Hawaiian shaper and big wave rider)

Bob Hansen (Gorden and Smith)

Bob Hurley (Wave Tools, Wind and Sea)

Bob Simmons

Bob Pearsonwww.arrowsurfshop.com

Bob Mitzven

Bob “Ole” Olson

Bobby Owens (Lightning Bolt) - www.creationsurfboards.com

Bobbie Skallak (Lightning Bolt)

Bobby Challenger Thomas - www.challengersurfboards.com

Brian Bulkley- ( HIC, Local Motion, Lightning Bolt, Island Classics) -www.bulkleysurfboards.com

Brian Hamilton (Lightning Bolt)

Bruce Grant (Zephyr, Spyder, Con) -www.consurfboards.com

Bruce Jones

Blaker

Barry Snyder- website: www.windigosurfboards.com

Buck Noewww.noesurfboards.com

Bud Gardnercadamaran.com/Bud_Gardner

Buddha Bonifay (Vision) - www.visionsurfco.com

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Carl Ekstrom (Bing, Velzy, Con, Jacobs, Wardy) – www.hydroflex-surfboards.com

Carl Sharper (Local Motion) - www.schaper-hawaii.com

Casey McCrystalwww.mccrystalsurfboards.com

Campbell Brothers - website: bonzer5.com

Charley Smith (Local Motion)

Charlie Galanto

Christiaan Bradley

Chris Stewart

Cordell Miller – website: www.cordellmillersurfboards.com

Cole Simler – website: colesurfboards.com

Chuck Dent – website: www.chuckdent.com

Con Surfboards – website: www.consurfboards.com

Con Colburn – website: www.consurfboards.com

Cowan Chang (Lightning Bolt)

Chris Christenson (Brewer, Gordan & Smith)- website: www.christensonsurfboards.com

Chris Darby (Gordan & Smith)

Chris Green ( Greg Noll)

Chris Jones

Chris Hawk (Wind and Sea, Hawk) – RIP 1951-2009

Chris Gallagher

Chris Birch - www.surfboardsbychrisbirch.com

Chuck Vinsen (Santa Cruz, Lightning Bolt, West Cliff)

Clyde Beaty ( Ohana, Ocean)

Clyde Beatty Jr. (Morning Star) – www.wavefrontsurfshop.com

Craig Gonzales – Interface

Craig Sugihara (Town and Country) – www.tcsurf.com

Craig Hollingsworth (Dogtown, Lightning bolt, Hansen, Surfboards Hawaii, Surfline Hawaii, Nectar) – BIO

Craig Wilson (Lightning Bolt)

Cino Magallanes (Town & Country, Lightning Bolt, Back Yard Boards (BYB), Chuck Dent, Blue Hawaii) – www.backyardboards.com

 

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Dale Velzywww.surfboardsbyvelzy.com

Dan Colohan (Plastic Fantastic)

Dan Van Zanten (Rusty, Rip Curl, Sunset, Yancy Spencer, Sunset, Nectar) – www.vanzantensurfboards.com

Dave Vernerwww.vernorsurfboards.com

Dave Van Ginkle- www.dvgshapes.co.za

David Pu’u (Morningstar)

David Nuuhiwa

Dick Brewer - website: www.brewerhawaii.com

Dick Van Straalenwww.dickvanstraalen.com

Dean Elliot (Harbour)

Dewey Webber - website: www.deweyweber.com

Donald Takayama  ( Velzy, Jacobs, Bing, Hawaii Pro Designs, Webber) – website: www.hawaiianprodesigns.com

Dean Edwards

Dennis Murphy (Gordan & Smith, Nectar, Wind & Sea) – www.murphysurfboards.com

Dennis Pang ( Town & Country) - www.dennispangsurfboards.com

Dick Mobley  (Bing)

Dickie Moon ( Carl Ekstrom)

Drew Anderson-

David Nuuhiwa- website: www.nuuhiwasurf.com

Darren Handley (DHD) – website: http://www.dhdsurf.com

Duke Kahanamoku

Doug Hautwww.hautsurfboards.com

Duane Brown ( Gordan & Smith, Surfboards Hawaii)

Don Hansen ( Hansen, O’niel)

Del Cannon

Eric Arakawa - website: www.ericarakawasurfboards.com

Ed Barbera –  www.northernlightsurf.com

Eddie Van Zyl (Brewer, Buttons, Chuck Dent) - www.rhinochasersurf.com/shaper

Ernie Tanaka

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Fred Wardy

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Greg Noll - website: www.nollsurfboards.com

Greg Bennetwww.bennettsurfboards.com

Greg Webber - gwwaves.wordpress.com

Gerry Lopez - website: www.gerrylopezsurfboards.com

Gordan and Smith - website: www.gordonandsmith.com

George Greenough – website: www.georgegreenough.com

Gary Linden - website: www.lindensurfboards.com

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Harbour- website: www.harboursurfboards.com

Hank Warnerwww.hankwarner.com

Hayden Coxwww.haydenshapes.com

Herb Spitzer (Rainbow Bridge Surfboards)

Hobie - website: www.hobie.com

Holmesy  – website: www.holmesyco.com

Hap Jacobs- website: www.hapjacobssurf.com

Hoy Runnels - ( Gordon and Smith, Nectar, Brewer, Rusty, wind and sea)

Hydroflex Surfboards – website: www.hydroflex-surfboards.com

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Inigo Letamendia –  pukassurf.com 

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Jason Stephenson (JS) - www.jsindustries.com

Joe Quigg

John Kelly

Josh Hall- www.joshhallsurfboards.com

Jeff McCallum

Jeff Bushman - bushmansurfboards.com

John Carper – website: jchawaii.com

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Kerry Tokoro – website: tokorosurfboards.com

Kirk Bierkwww.kbsurf.com

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Lee Staceywww.staceysurfboards.com

Larry Mabilewww.larrymabilesurfboards.com

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Matt Biolos –  website: www.lostenterprises.com

Mark Richards - website: www.markrichardssurfboards.com

Martin Potter

Marty Keesecker

Matt Moore – website:  rincondesigns.net

Maurice Cole –  www.mauricecole.com

Matt Kechele – website: www.kechelesurfboards.com

McGrigor

Michael Baron-  www.byrnesurf.com/shapers/michael-baron

Michael Hynson – website: www.mikehynsonsurfboards.com

Mike ‘Red’ Marshall (Harbour Surfboards)

Mike Eaton

Michael Junod

Mickey Munoz

Murray Bourtan-  www.bourtonshapes.com

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Nat Young

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Owl Chapman

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Pat Rawson - website: www.patrawsonsurfboards.com

Pat Curren

Phil Edwards

Phil Becker

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Randy Cone – (Respected Mavericks big-wave gun shaper)

Ryan Burchwww.tumblr.com
Rich Pavel – website: www.pavelsurfboards.com

Rich Harbour- website: www.harboursurfboards.com

Rick Hamon

Rusty Preisendorfer – website: rusty.com/us/surfboards/

Robert August- website: www.robertaugust.com

Robert Weiner - www.robertssurf.com

Rod Sorensen – (Agua Surfboards,  T&C , Bear ,martin potter (,Potz ) ,herbie fletcher , ,jacks ,sunset , rusty, slingerland)

 Robert “Sparky” Scheufele (Inter-island surfboards) -www.inter-island.com

Roger Hinds – Country Surfboards, Bear Surfboards

Robin Prodonavich- www.rpsurfboards.com

 

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Simon Anderson – website: www.simonandersonsurfboards.com

Stretch Reidel – website: www.stretchboards.com

Steve Coletta – website: www.naturalcurvesboards.com

Skip Frye - www.skipfryesurf.com

Steve Lis – website: none found

Steve Morgan

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Tommy Tanaka- Website: tcsurf.com/surfboards/shapers/tommy-tanaka.aspx

Timmy Patterson – website: www.tpattersonsurfboards.com

Tim Stamps -  www.surfboardsbystamps.com

Tim Phares –  (46 years shaping, I shaped for Shaping in 1967, and for CON surfboards 1970 , Blue Cheer surfboards, Ocean Surfboards 1973 to 1980, Ben Aipa surfboards 1978, Town & Country surfboards, Beatty Rocket Fish surfboards 1979, Owned and Shaped all Fluid Drive Surf Systems 1976 on, TP surfboards, Epic Surfboards, Horizons West Surfboards 1984, Zuma Jay surfboards 1985, OP surfboards. 1988 over 60,000 hand shapes all 100% by hand

Tim Bessell- www.bessellsurf.com

Todd Proctor-  www.proctorsurf.com

Tom Wegener – website: tomwegenersurfboards.com

Tom Blake

Tom Morey

Terry Martin (Hobie) 

Tyler Warren - www.artbytylerwarren.com

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Velzy, Dale – www.surfboardsbyvelzy.com

Von Sol – www.vonsol.com

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Walden- website: www.waldensurfboards.com

Wade Tokoro – website: tokorosurfboards.com

Wally Froiseth

Wayne Lynch

Wind and Sea

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Yancy Spencer -www.innerlightsurf.com

Yater (Reynolds “Renny” Yater) – website: www.yater.com

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