How A Surfboard Is Made

Shaped Blanks

After a board comes out of the shaping machine, it waits for a human to finish it up. The rails need to be “turned down” and the little grooves left by the shaping machine need to be sanded out by hand.

Shaped JS Blanks

While the shaping machine does a lot of the work, an actual human needs to trim off the tail (seen here) and other critical aspects of the finished product.

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