ERIC ARAKAWA AND JOSH MONIZ

Years working together: 10 Josh, what do you recall about riding your first Arakawa boards? JM: I remember first time I had to call Eric to order my board, I was 10 and the owner of HIC called my ...

MIKE MATTINSON AND CHRIS BLUTHARDT

Years working together: 5 How did you two get linked up in the first place? CB: I was introduced to Mike, and he started making me a couple of boards. He usually only shapes for bigger guys beca...

Shaping Tools with Bret Muramoto

Like an artists who has tools to produce his fine masterpieces, surfboard shapers are no different. Maybe except that the fact the art produced is used to ride waves instead of been hung on a wall. North Shore ...

Shaping Stories: Daniel Jones and Matt Raynor

The relationship between shaper and surfer can be a unique one when the attention to detail is dialed in and the friendship goes beyond the fiberglass. Daniel Jones has been hanging with friend and shaper Matty...

The Shaping Room with Sesame Shim

In today’s ever changing surfing world, there are people who are committed to helping pave the path toward the future, eager for what it will hold. One of these people is Sesame Shim, one of the few f...