How to shape an alaia surfboard
Published: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:25:32 +0000
Source: www.surfertoday.com | View Original
Have you ever thought of shaping your own alaia? Learn how to make a classic surfboard out of solid timber in your backyard with our DIY step-by-step guide.
Alaias are sustainable, inexpensive, portable, simple, and fun to ride. They're a classical template for a modern use.
They were already used as far back as 400AD by the Hawaiian royalty as bellyboards, and are characterized by their thin, round-nosed, square-tailed template.