The Ying and the Yang having a little rest in the shade.
Grant Newby doing the rounds on the day.
A Dovetail hand plane.
Geoff Moase from Dovetail Surfboards had a full rocker jig set up in his tent complete with board.
One of the Dovetail hollow wooden surfboard kits.
A few classic shapes from 85 year old Barry Regan. Still going strong. These boards are built from Paulownia and Gaboon marine ply.
Barry Regan and Grant Newby chewing the fat. Barry is a wealth of surfboard building knowledge.
In case you were wondering what those numbers mean (4B), they are an indexing system that Barry uses to document and reference all of his boards.
A pintail and simmons style longboard from the "Purveyor of Salty Sleds" (AKA Grant Newby).
Charl B. with his hotcurl and wood booger.
Another Jason Oliver creation. These boards have a unique rustic look to them.
A couple of SUP's from Matt Brady of Mackay. He drove for two days to get to the wooden board day. An absolutely awesome effort.
This board reminds me of the traditional Japanese "naminori furouto".
The guys from Bywaterdesigned had a shaping demonstration set up in the shade.
Discussing the finer points of wooden board building.
Lots of different shapes and sizes on display.
A beautifully hand crafted Alaia.
Some boards from Sergi Galano of Flama surfboards in Barcelona, Spain.
This board is made from Bansia. The grain is amazing.
The Dovetail logo.
This board appeared in the Nathan Oldfield surf film "The Heart and the Sea" as created by Paul Joske of Valla surfboards fame. Paul grew the paulownia on his property, milled it and crafted it into a chambered surfboard.
Geoff Moase and Paul Joske proudly showing off their creations.