Waxing Your Biscuit in San Francisco

Turns out surfboards made of wood, under 6-feet tall, are actually pretty ideal for riding the waves at Ocean Beach. Chris brought his newly built wooden “Biscuit” out with him to San Francisco recently, and waxed it up for it’s first party in the Pacific.

Grain Surfboards

And here’s what surfing in sunny California is like. Looks like a scene from The Goonies, but the wind eventually did back off and we ended up getting some nice waves on the wood board’s first time in the water.

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  1. Did Data’s father invent that surfboard!? I’d be careful with it.

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  2. Grain boards are from Maine, no? Helluva journey for a first session.

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    1. yeah, the kits come out of Maine. Chris built this in New York, took it out to SF, and luckily left it with me until June to ride!

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  3. […] I’ve never taken a class, but my brother has made several wooden boards from Grain kits and they sure are enjoyable to surf. Here’s Chris braving the elements on Long Island for a few winter waves with one of the […]

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  4. […] Tubes has finished our first custom surfboards. We’ve been making surfboards from kits for years now, and we even turned an old longboard in to an unusable […]

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  5. […] surfed a wooden board for a couple years now thanks to my brother Chris gifting it to me after he brought it out to San Francisco with him on a trip. Now, with a surf mat, my hipster quiver is […]

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