(Photo: Laurent Chantegros)
I LOVE shaping surfboards and I'm kinda obsessed with this craft. Even though I am about to shape my 205th board I'm still considering myself as a novice but I hope to become a master one day... This blog is a virtual portfolio and a diary of my journey in the shaping world. Feel free to leave comments or contact me directly at valerie@meremadesurfboards.com.

Valerie Duprat
-Shaper of Mère-Made Surfboards

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

V family quiver

the board I am holding is a wink to my Surfmama101 profile picture :)

 I am shaping surfboards for my son, for my husband and for myself (and for my friends!). My goal is to have exclusively Mère-Made boards in our quiver! I am almost there...

On the picture above are displayed from left to right:
- my board (6'9, board#002)
- my husband's fish (5'7, board#004)
- my husband's mini-gun (6'2, board#010)
- my husband's short board (5'10, board#007)
- my son's short board (5'2, board#001)
- my husband's 2nd short board (5'10, board#003)

In the foreground are two US Blanks I freshly cut to make two new boards, a 7'2 for me (!!!) and one more 5'10 for Vince (he is basically ruining a board within 3 month by excessive usage ;)).
I wish I had a picture with ALL the 10 boards I shaped so far. But four of them have found a new loving home. So cool to think that some Mère-Made surfboards belong to my friends' quiver...




4 comments:

  1. That's a pretty nice family quiver, but a real great quiver need some longboards !
    Hope evrything's good for you all.
    And that's not finish but you can start to check this out:

    http://saw-surfboards.fr/
    Bise.

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    1. Longboards are so much work!!! But I am shaping a 7'2 right now. Thanks for the link. You are now officially a pro shaper! Congratulations and nice job on the website. It looks great.

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  2. go surfmama!!! shape them boards! so excited to see what comes out of your shaping bay next!! much love and aloha

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    1. Thanks KK for the support !! Kind words are always appreciated :)
      PS: I am a big fan of Pho too. so yummy!!!

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