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Staff Picks

Shaper Studios staff has hand selected the following surf accessories, surf clothing, surf apparel as their favorites for on and off the beach. Maybe you'll feel the same. What are your favorites?


Shred Talks Featuring Donald Brink

April 15, 2015

Shred Talks episode two is now available for your viewing pleasure. Special thanks to Donald Brink and Chris Grow for bringing Shred Talks to life. Check back soon for Shred Talks episode three featuring guest craftsman Ryan Lovelace. Be sure to follow along on instagram (#ShredTalks) and for a full schedule of guests visit our Shred Talks page. Editor: Phillip MansfieldFilm Crew: Derrik Kapalla, Ravean Kretowicz, Robert Aguierre, Brian EspinozaMusic: Paint The Walls by Von Mons Continue Reading →

Self-Shape Surf Contest 2015

April 02, 2015

Save the date: May 2, 2015. The second annual self-shape surf contest presented by Shaper Studios and Vissla is less than 4 weeks away, so it's crunch time to dial in your quiver for the contest. This year we have moved the contest to Seaside Reef in Encinitas, CA and are ecstatic to see what the break has to offer for this year's contest. Continue Reading →


April 01, 2015

Shaper Studios San Diego hit the 100 member mark during the month of March. They actually smashed the goal of 100 members and ended March with 109. Every year around this time our San Diego store does a membership drive but this year they stepped it up with a surfboard drawing. Shaper Studios Co-founder, Derrik Kapalla, shaped up a mean 5'8 fish with wooden glass-on keel fins. Anyone who signed up before March 31 was entered to win. We also extended the membership drive to current members so that they too could participate. If any member had a friend sign up they were both entered to win. We did the drawing today and Ben Fremont was our lucky winner! Congrats... Continue Reading →


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