• Step inside the mind of the man behind Joistik Surfboards, Nick Blair. Shaper’s DNA is Nick opening up about his design philosophy, and how he approaches the art & science of creating a surfboard.

     

    Shaper’s DNA provides a behind the scenes look into the mind of a shaper and the work done inside the shaping bay. It is an ongoing conversation with Nick Blair that provides some insight into the shaping experience and intricacies of making a surfboard.

     

    This is a work in progress, so let us know if there is a shaping topic that interests you that we can explore in depth. Else stay tuned for further content.

     

    Shaper’s DNA I: Finding joy in the process

     

    Shaper’s DNA II: Strength in simplicity

     

    Shaper’s DNA III: Choosing the right surfboard

     

    Shaper’s DNA IV: Growth & Experimentation

     

    Shaper’s DNA V: Volume & Lift

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