A surfboard shaper is someone who designs and builds boards for surfing.

There are hundreds of thousands of surf craftsmen in the world. Check out the most important surfboard manufacturers, shapers, and brands:

Aloha
Beach Beat
Bear
BIC
Channel Islands/Al Merrick
Firewire
G&S
Greg Noll
Hawaiian Island Creations
Hot Buttered
Lost
Maurice Cole
McTavish
NSP
Pukas
Rusty
Spyder
Town and Country

 

Surfboard Core Materials

A surfboard can be made of Polyurethane Foam and Fiberglass, Epoxy, Carbon Fibre and Balsa Wood.

The most common shaping core is the Polyurethane Foam, a non-ecological surf material.

Learn how to shape a surfboard.

Check the surfboard size chart for your weight.