Herold’s new Alaia

Posted in: News, Uncategorized by Richard Harvey on August 11, 2009

One of the visitors to the Wooden Surfboard day was Herold who decided he wanted me to shape him an 8′ Alaia.

Joining me in the shaping bay we finished the board in around 4 hours which included the addition of small twin keels which can be sanded off when he gets the knack of riding it.
The natural oiled finish gives the paulownia a lovely golden glow and accentuated the grain lines
He is taking it back to Japan, at the end of the week, as well as another timber board he built at the Eco Village with Paul Jensen.