This room is where all the boards go to dry after they've been airbrushed or painted on. The design on the board pictured here is inspired by JS team rider Jack Freestone.
Shaun Dollar's 9'0" quad Mavericks gun nearly poked a hole in the ceiling at Diamond Glassing.
Shaun Dollar's rhino chaser from another angle. The fins are placed into the Futures boxes at this stage to make sure they're aligned properly.
Like I said, there's funny shit written all over the walls at just about every glass shop; Diamond Glassing included.
This the area where boards that are glassed with tinted resin are worked on. Joel Tudor's "Kookbox" longboards and other groovy looking retro sleds are a fixture in this zone.
A freshly shaped and glassed batch of JS Industries rip sticks ready for one of the last stops in its creation; the sanding bay.
Like an angel sent from above, this kid appeared out of the sanding bay with my new board. I wanted to hug him but he was covered in foam dust.
The last step in securing my new JS was to get past the owner of Diamond Glassing, big Bob Boche, who's owned the joint for 28 years. Bob and his crew are classic and some of the best glassers in the business. Thanks boys, your work is much appreciated! Our advice to get your board out the door? Bring the crew some brewskis.