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This is the first fish-shaped agave handplane from us. It's made from agave harvested in the California desert, and has a nice matte finish with epoxy resin along with two layers of 4 ounce fiberglass cloth. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production. The hardware is solid brass. The use of agave makes this very unique. Throw it in your backpack...

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SOLD, but we can make more, just ask! This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It's a performance, bodysurfing art-piece and features a beautiful beach scene on each side. It was created using a resin pour technique by the incredibly talented, Amanda Sullivan. Includes Free US Shipping! Amanda is a self-taught artist from South Jersey in...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood stripes come from floorboards milled in the late-1800s from the historic, Schwan mansion in Santa Cruz, California. Five percent of the profits from this handplane go to support the aquarium's mission to inspire conservation of the...

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This hatchet shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches and cedar offcuts from a cabinet shop in Santa Cruz, California. It is glassed with Entropy Resins, bio-based epoxy and a sheet of 4 ounce Aerialite fiberglass. It was purposely left unsanded and without a base so that it could be glassed onto an existing...

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This leaf-shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches. The flowers were inspired by designs from Copper Pig Woodworking. They're made of cocobolo, purple heart, Indian rosewood, and Brazilian mahogany from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. The base is made of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Length: 9 inches All Ventana Fins...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood stripes come from a backyard trellis. There are also stripes of Indian Rosewood and spruce offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood stripes come from floorboards old house in Capitola, CA. There are also stripes of Indian Rosewood and spruce offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, and Monterey cypress from a woodworker's shop. This...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. There is also offcut cocobolo, spruce and Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is...

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This one’s sold! Learn more about Ventana custom wooden surfboards.  This custom, kelp forest surfboard was created for Brian as a surfable work of art. It's a sleek, hollow-framed, wooden surfboard that pays homage to an original Lightning Bolt shape created by Jack Shipley and Gerry Lopez. The bottom deck uses redwood burl driftwood collected in Big Sur as the holdfast for the...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Astro Chimp model was designed for when the surf starts to get a bit more vertical. We increased the nose and tail rocker, though overall still relaxed compared to contemporary performance rockers. The Astro Chimp can handle punchy beach breaks, peeling points or barreling reef passes. This shape is fast...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! This special board was hand-shaped to commemorate the partnership between Conservation International and Save the Waves. The Astro Chimp model was designed for when the surf starts to get a bit more vertical. We increased the nose and tail rocker, though overall still relaxed compared to contemporary performance rockers. The Astro...

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This hatchet-shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of small strips of spruce and Honduras mahogany offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. The base is made of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Length: 9 inches All Ventana Fins are ECOBOARD Project Gold Level Verified by SustainableSurf.org!

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This one’s sold! Learn more about Ventana custom wooden surfboards.  This very special fish is our 100th surfboard! We worked for many months with a host of collaborators to complete this performance work of art and the fish-themed art pieces that accompany it. The actual barred surfperch (Amphistichus argenteus) lives in the Monterey Bay and is a favorite of our master...

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This very special performance, bodysurfing handplane matches the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard! The actual barred surfperch (Amphistichus argenteus) lives in the Monterey Bay and is a favorite of our master craftsman, Martijn Stiphout. The bottom is made of laser-cut "fish scales" created from spruce and flame maple offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company and bay laurel floorboards made in 1853 for the cooperage (where...

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This sleek, hollow-framed, wooden surfboard is infused with incredible history and is based on an original Lightning Bolt shape created by Jack Shipley and Gerry Lopez. Learn more about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! The bottom deck's sun rays are made from 120 year old salvaged redwood from Cabernet Sauvignon tanks by way of Alibi Interiors and redwood from the original planks of the Santa Cruz...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Bonobo model was designed for quick pop-ups, outstanding maneuverability and nose-riding. It's perfect for a small, mushy day or an overhead break. This shape will be your go-to longboard. It's available in 7'6' to 10'0' lengths. The Bonobo is part of the Ventana Locus Surfboards Eco Collection, a collaboration to create high...

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We call this the batwing for obvious reasons. It's a double concave beauty made from fence boards found in the municipal dump in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique,...

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Sold at auction to benefit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center! This is a totally unique, concave stunner made from Cedar fence boards found in the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped...

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Sold! Learn about our surfboards and custom orders! This gorgeous, sunburst/moon burst longboard with infinity swirl top deck is a performance work of art and was a special commission for an upcoming feature film. The bottom deck is designed to represent the sun and the moon. The moon itself is an unknown species of burl driftwood found at Andrew Molera State...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The lighter wood is Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches, and the darker wood is old growth redwood from a porch in Santa Cruz. Nail holes and other small gaps in the reclaimed wood have been filled with brass using a secret technique. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer with woods of spruce and Indian rosewood offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the wood is shaped...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The lighter wood is spruce and the darker is Indian rosewood from Santa Cruz Guitar Company offcuts. On the top, there's also a small inlay of ebony and abalone from a guitar offcut. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is...

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This 6'0' hull is a beauty. The top and bottom are unique, creating two art pieces for conversation in the wave line up and/or the home.  A hull surfboard has a convex bottom shape and planing surface. A traditional displacement board plows through and parts the water, but a planing hull is different. It essentially skims across the surface creating a fast and loose ride. The primary wood on...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood at the nose is from the porch of an old Victorian home in Santa Cruz, CA. The thin, dark center stringer is 8000 year old, carbon-dated oak from a...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood at the nose is from the porch of an old Victorian home in Santa Cruz, CA. The thin, dark center stringer is Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar...

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This double concave, fish-shaped handplane is sleek and stunning. The lighter wood is reclaimed cedar from old fence posts, and the dark stringer is Indian rosewood offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the...

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This fish-shaped, butcher block design, handplane includes Free US Shipping. It's made from spruce and Indian rosewood offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using a tree sap base. It's glassed with Aerialite fiberglass. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development,...

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This is a nice, stubby concave made from Cedar fence boards found in the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand fit. The hardware is solid brass. This...

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This is a totally new shape from us. It's a cool concave plane made from fence boards found in the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The redwood is reclaimed from a backyard trellis. The lighter squares are Douglas fir offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks. The thin line is made of spruce and rosewood offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand drawn with Copic alcohol markers by Chris Adams as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Chris is a designer and illustrator working in the Dallas area and is the creative director of Octonation, the world's largest octopus fan club. The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by...

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Sold! Learn about our surfboards and custom orders! The stunning redwood in this performance work of art came from the floorboards of the historic Schwan Victorian mansion in Santa Cruz, California. The house was built of local wood in the 1890's, and these clear grain heart redwood floor boards served the residents all the way through the early 2000's when...

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This very special, performance, bodysurfing handplane is made of old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Aptos, California. It incorporates, laser-cut, reclaimed wooden "fish scales" inlayed into a flower pattern inspired by the designs of Copper Pig Woodworking. The scales were created for the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard!  The petals are made of cocobolo offcuts from...

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This very special, performance, bodysurfing handplane is made of old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Aptos, California. It incorporates, laser-cut, reclaimed wooden "fish scales" inlayed into a flower pattern inspired by the designs of Copper Pig Woodworking. The scales were created for the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard!  The petals are made of cocobolo offcuts from...

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Philippine mahogany makes up the majority of this handplane, but the eye-catcher is the center stringer made from colored pencils. On both sides are stringers made from reclaimed redwood floorboards from the historic Schwan Mansion in Santa Cruz. Glassed with 4oz cloth and epoxy resin. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the...

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Cedar and pine with redwood and Douglas fir checkered stringer. The cedar came from fence boards, and the redwood is upcycled from a backyard deck. The Doug fir and pine are both reclaimed, as well. This has a double concave bottom, 4 ounce fiberglass cloth top and bottom and a comfy neoprene hand strap made of off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuits in Santa Cruz, California,...

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This beauty is made from reclaimed old growth redwood from a backyard trellis. The checkered stringer is made of upcycled Douglas fir from a cabinet maker's off-cuts, and the yellow stripes are made from reclaimed pine. This has a double concave bottom with 4oz. fiberglass top and bottom and a comfy, neoprene hand strap made of off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuits in Santa Cruz,...

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This handplane was made from reclaimed Douglas fir, cedar, and old growth redwood from a backyard trellis. The center stringer is cedar and has glitter in the resin to give it a sparkly look in the sunlight. It's glassed with 4oz fiberglass cloth and epoxy resin. The hardware is all brass, and the hand strap is made from off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit...

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This fish-shaped, performance handplane includes is made entirely from reclaimed conifer species: spruce offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company, Doug fir from John Steinbeck's Western Flyer boat, redwood, pine, red cedar, and Alaskan yellow cedar from a Monterey Bay Aquarium bench. It's glassed with Aerialite fiberglass and Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is non-toxic and is made using a tree...

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This fish-shaped, performance handplane is made entirely from reclaimed conifer species: spruce offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company, Doug fir from John Steinbeck's Western Flyer boat, redwood, pine, red cedar, and Alaskan yellow cedar from a Monterey Bay Aquarium bench. It's glassed with Aerialite fiberglass and Entropy Resins, a bio-resin which is non-toxic and is made using a tree sap base....

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This 7'0' sunburst disc with a rounded pin tail is a stunning, performance work of art. The top and bottom are totally distinct, creating two art pieces for conversation in the line up and/or the home. The primary wood on the gorgeous top deck is Bay laurel reclaimed during the preservation project of the historic cooperage building on the University of California, Santa Cruz campus. The long,...

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This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It's a performance, bodysurfing art-piece that features brass inlays created by the inimitable, Copper Pig Woodworking (AKA Corn Meal Sea Urchin). Includes Free US Shipping! Copper Pig Woodworking features the creations of Paul Jasper, Ph.D.. Paul creates functional art and design translated through wood in his Framingham, Massachusetts workshop which...

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This fish-shaped, performance handplane is made from a salvaged redwood hot tub and features embedded slices of golf balls from the Concurrent/The Plastic Pick-Up project.  Alex Weber (Director of The Plastic Pick -Up) has been collecting golf balls from the waters off Pebble Beach since she was 16 years old, and has amassed an incredible stockpile of 50,000 golf balls....

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This fish-shaped, performance handplane is made from a salvaged redwood hot tub and features embedded slices of golf balls from the Concurrent/The Plastic Pick-Up project.  Alex Weber (Director of The Plastic Pick -Up) has been collecting golf balls from the waters off Pebble Beach since she was 16 years old, and has amassed an incredible stockpile of 50,000 golf balls....

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This one’s sold! Learn more about Ventana custom wooden surfboards.  This performance, sleek thruster was created for Custom Tattoo Design. You dream it, they draw it. They work with you one-on-one from anywhere in the world to turn your ideas into beautifully drawn custom tattoo designs like the on the bottom deck of this board. The tattoo design was printed on...

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Sold! Learn about our surfboards and custom orders! The Double Helix Flyer is a sleek and stunning performance longboard. This gorgeous board was crafted by Amaya Dennis with lessons and guidance by Martijn Stiphout. Amaya built the board for her senior capstone graduation project at Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz, California. The bottom deck's double helix representation of DNA...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The black wood is ebony from the head of a Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitar, inclusive of the gorgeous mother of pearl inlay. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy...

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This commissioned fin for a customer in Pacifica, California is made of Indian rosewood from Santa Cruz Guitar Company offcuts, reclaimed Birdseye maple, salvaged monkeypod, and bubinga from Meier Brothers Furniture.  We used Aerialite Surf Glass and bio-based epoxy from Entropy Resins for the fiberglassing process. This fin is handcrafted in Santa Cruz, California by Master Artisan, Martijn Stiphout.

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This one-of-a-kind sushi board was created by Paul Jasper of Copper Pig Woodworking in Framingham, Massachusetts using Ventana fish scales created by our master craftsman, Martijn Stiphout, using woods from our Upcycle Partner Program. The scales match the Barred Surfperch 5'10", Ventana's 100th surfboard. They are crafted from maple, bay laurel, cocobolo, walnut, and Indian rosewood sourced from Santa Cruz...

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This gorgeous, fish-shaped handplane is made from sustainably grown spruce, cedar, Koa, Honduras Mahogany, Indian Rosewood and Brazilian Rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars. The hand strap is made with nylon and covered with offcuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand fit. The hardware is solid brass.  You...

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This longboard fin is handcrafted of Douglas fir from the hull of the Western Flyer, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck, Ed "Doc" Ricketts and crew sailed this 77-foot sardine boat into the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico in 1940. The following year, Steinbeck published his book, The Log from...

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This longboard fin is handcrafted of Douglas fir from the hull of the Western Flyer, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck, Ed "Doc" Ricketts and crew sailed this 77-foot sardine boat into the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico in 1940. The following year, Steinbeck published his book, The Log from...

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This gorgeous board with a checker motif was built using reclaimed redwood floor boards from an historic Victorian mansion in Santa Cruz, California. As with all Ventana Surfboards, this one rides like a dream. The checkerboard was made using left over yellow cedar pieces from an earlier board. The checkers are separated from the lower deck by a stringer made of reclaimed maple and wenge....

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SOLD, but we can make more, just ask! This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It was hand-painted by the incredibly talented, Anastasiya Bachmanova of Follow the Sun Art. She drew inspiration from canary rockfish for its color and California poppies, our state flower. She’s allowed bits of the reclaimed redwood to show through⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We’re so stoked to...

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This hollow-framed, wooden longboard is built to ride smooth and fast in any sized wave. It was created as a surprise wedding gift from Marilynn to her husband, Chris. It was unveiled at their wedding in Santa Cruz, California on September 28, 2019. The top deck is made from salvaged redwood from the floorboards of the Schwan mansion built in...

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This one’s sold! Learn more about Ventana custom wooden surfboards.  This one-of-a-kind, performance fish is a collaboration with Upcycled Skate Art.  The top and bottom decks are made from redwood offcuts provided by Uncommon Brewer, makers of Ventana Special Bitter and other classic beers. Upcycled Skate Art created a beautiful pour of EcoPoxy with wine-colored, Black Diamond Pigments and glitter that looks...

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This very special, performance, bodysurfing handplane is made from a selection of the some of the rarest and most reclaimed valuable in our stockpile. It incorporates, laser-cut, reclaimed wooden "fish scales" inlayed into a flower pattern inspired by the designs of Copper Pig Woodworking. The scales were created for the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard! The primary wood is...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Gibbon model is a performance hull designed for speed and flow. We increased the entry rocker, added a bit of tail kick and pulled in the nose and tail outline. The Gibbon is designed for rail to rail surfing in waist to overhead surf. The bottom has a slight vee transitioning...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using nearly 40% tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce, Honduras mahogany and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks and redwood floorboards from the mid-1800s from the historic, Schwan mansion in Santa Cruz, California. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with poplar and Douglas fir offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using nearly 40% tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane has beautiful red tones and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce and Honduras mahogany offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with light cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks, darker cedar from fence posts found in the Santa Cruz Municipal Landfill and redwood from a backyard trellis. This handplane uses...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. We think it's great for getting covered up in the barrel...shacked, as it were. It is made from spruce, Honduras mahogany and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks and redwood floorboards from the mid-1800s from the historic, Schwann mansion in Santa...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Hocus Pocus is part of the Ventana Locus Surfboards Eco Collection, a collaboration to create high performance, eco-responsible, foam-based surfboards. This model is asymmetrical and was designed for bigger waves and more control, but it will perform well in smaller waves, as well. The back side edge is six inches shorter than...

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Sold! Learn about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! The Hodgepodge Longboard is a performance work of nose-riding art. This gorgeous board was a special commission for a customer in West Palm Beach, Florida. We incorporated more species and sources of reclaimed and salvaged woods from the Ventana Upcycle Partners than any Ventana board to date. Wood sources include: Santa Cruz Guitar Company...

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This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It's a performance, bodysurfing art-piece that features an indigo-dyed cloth created using the Shibori technique. It was created by the multi-talented, Carrie Jones of Hold Fast Studio School. Includes Free US Shipping!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hold Fast Studio School in Santa Cruz, California has an amazing line-up artists and artisans holding small-group...

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Almost finished! Pre-order to make it yours! This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The lighter wood in the center is Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches. The redwood is from a hot tub salvaged in Aptos, Calfornia. And, the stripes and stringer are salvaged walnut sourced by Mission Bell Reclaimed. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which...

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This glossy, fish-shaped handplanes is made from old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Santa Cruz, California. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand...

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This glossy, fish-shaped handplanes is made from old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Santa Cruz, California. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand...

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This fish-shaped handplane includes Free US Shipping. It's made from old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Santa Cruz, California. The stringer is made of Doug fir from the hull of the Western Flyer, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck and Ed "Doc" Ricketts chartered this 77 foot sardine boat...

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This very special, performance, bodysurfing handplane is made of old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Aptos, California. It incorporates, laser-cut, reclaimed wooden "fish scales" that match the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard!  The "fish scales" were created from cocobolo, flame maple, Indian rosewood, koa, Honduras mahogany, walnut, and meranti offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. We...

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SOLD, but we can make more, just ask! This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It's a performance, bodysurfing art-piece and features an incredible woodburning of a woman electrically wired through her nervous system to the ocean and its creatures. It was hand-burned by the incredibly talented, Jessica Kendall-Bar. Includes Free US Shipping! Jessica is a...

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This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It's a performance, bodysurfing art-piece that features painted art on both sides painted by the legendary, Jimbo Phillips! Includes Free US Shipping and a Jimbo Sticker Pack! The wood is spruce from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production offcuts. We glassed it with Entropy Resins, a bio-based epoxy, and Aerialite Surf...

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This one’s sold! Learn more about Ventana custom wooden surfboards.  This custom, kelp forest surfboard was created for Sam as a surfable work of art. The kelp forest bottom deck is made of apple and cherry wood donated by Sam's uncle. We've incorporated a bat star made of cocobolo from Santa Cruz Guitar Company offcuts and three sea urchins made of purple heart donated...

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Sold! Learn about our surfboards and custom orders! This stunning, custom board was commissioned for a customer in Kona, Hawaii. It's a stunning work of art and will ride smooth and fast in chest high to overhead waves. The subtle, sun rays on the bottom deck are made of reclaimed redwood from a historic house in the Beach Hill neighborhood in Santa Cruz, CA. The "water"...

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This hollow-framed, wooden paddle board is infused with incredible history. Learn more about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! The bottom deck's sun rays are made from two sources of salvaged redwood by way of Alibi Interiors including a stave from a 120 year old Cabernet Sauvignon tank. The light colored rays are Alaskan yellow cedar offcuts from the Western Flyer boat restoration project....

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Learn about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! Free US Shipping This short, longboard is built to ride smooth and fast in any sized wave. It's built mostly with leftover pieces from other Ventana surfboards. So, we've reclaimed our own pieces of reclaimed wood, as well! The top deck is made from salvaged redwood from an Edwardian mansion built in San...

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This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It's a performance, bodysurfing art-piece that features a painting of a Westside Santa Cruz scene on the top, and "Santa Cruz" typography on the bottom. It was hand-painted by the incredibly talented, Stephanie Rapisardo of Line & Paper. Includes Free US Shipping! Line & Paper is the independent design studio of...

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This fish-shaped, performance handplane is incredibly light and sturdy. It's made from a salvaged agave stalk from the California desert. Agave is a sustainable plant used in the production of syrup, oil, tequila...and Ventana handplanes!  This one has a matte finish and is glassed with Aerialite fiberglass and Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is non-toxic and is made using...

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This gorgeous, sunburst longboard was a special commission for Lucky Brand. It is displayed in their flagship store at The Point near Manhattan Beach, CA. A selection of Ventana apparel and supplies along with the Tanker Luthier Longboard are available at the store, as well. The fin has a special touch. It is inlaid with crushed turquoise in the shape of Lucky Brand's clover logo....

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This very special, performance, bodysurfing handplane is made of old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Aptos, California. It incorporates, laser-cut, reclaimed wooden "fish scales" inlayed into a flower pattern inspired by the designs of Copper Pig Woodworking. The scales were created for the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard!  The petals are made of flame maple offcuts...

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This very special, performance, bodysurfing handplane is made of old growth redwood from a hot tub salvaged in Aptos, California. It incorporates, laser-cut, reclaimed wooden "fish scales" inlayed into a flower pattern inspired by the designs of Copper Pig Woodworking. The scales were created for the Barred Surfperch 5'10", our 100th surfboard!  The petals are made of flame maple offcuts...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is hand painted with a unique design on top and bottom by renowned artist, Marijke Stiphout. Working over 60 hours on each of the hand planes in this series, Marijke painstakingly detailed these intricate designs while overlooking the KM38 surf break in Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico. This handplane is made of old, cedar fence...

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This concave, super glossy, teardrop handplane is hand painted with a unique design by renowned artist, Marijke Stiphout. Working over 60 hours on each of the hand planes in this series, Marijke painstakingly detailed these intricate designs while overlooking the KM38 surf break in Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico. This handplane is made of old, cedar fence posts and uses Entropy Super Sap...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is hand painted with a unique design on top and bottom by renowned artist, Marijke Stiphout. Working over 60 hours on each of the hand planes in this series, Marijke painstakingly detailed these intricate designs while overlooking the KM38 surf break in Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico. This handplane is made of old, redwood fence...

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This fish-shaped handplane is part of our Ventana Handplane Artist Project collection. It features a gorgeous ocean scene on each side. It was hand-painted by the incredibly talented, Michelle Sawyer. Includes Free US Shipping! Michelle is a visual artist from Tampa, Florida. Working in a variety of media, she is inspired heavily by her natural surroundings, often infusing her art with elements...

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Sold! Learn about our surfboards and custom orders! This stunning, custom board was created in honor of our upcycle partnership with Mission Bell Reclaimed. This shape harkens back to an original Lightning Bolt shape created by Jack Shipley and Gerry Lopez. The sun rays, water and top deck are from Mission Bell's stock of reclaimed Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk wood. The boardwalk...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Monkey Wing model is a Simmons-inspired planing hull. Short, wide and fast! This model really flies! The Monkey Wing is designed to extract the maximum amount of fun from even the most gutless surf. Very low entry rocker coupled with a wide outline and shovel nose make for easy...

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The vendor participation fee is $150 for each 10x10 booth. Buy two if you need an extra booth space.  You will need to supply our own tent, tables, chairs and the like. This is a zero waste event. Compostable materials are acceptable, but we will not allow any single-use plastics to be sold or used, including plastic cutlery or plastic...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood stripes are from floorboards milled in the 1890s for the Schwann Mansion in Santa Cruz, CA. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree...

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This stubby, single concave with our unique ergonomic hand fit is a beauty. It's made from a variety of offcut and reclaimed woods. Teak, poplar, Doug Fir and mahogany all come from leftover cabinet construction. And, we've used pine from an old 2x4 and yellow cedar from a fence board found in the municipal dump in Santa Cruz, California. It has a glassy,...

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Artisanship This Ventana package with Peel Surf Co. includes the innovative Orange Peel. It fits perfectly in your car's cupholder, and let's you store those extra bits of wax left over from each surf session. As your car heats up in the sun, the wax melts into the Orange Peel mold and can be peeled out and re-used as a new bar! Sand and debris sink to...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The primary wood comes from lightweight paulowina which was left over from the creation of an Alaia surfboard by our friend Peter Gregg of The Dude Ranch Shapes. The stringer is made of Indian rosewood and Honduras mahogany offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which...

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Learn about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! This hollow-framed, wooden surfboard created for Pebble Beach Company is built to surf smooth and fast in any sized wave. The bottom deck is made from redwood salvaged from the wall joist framing around the medicine cabinet in John Steinbeck's first house in Pacific Grove, California. There, Steinbeck wrote his first novel, Cup of Gold...

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Learn about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! This sleek, hollow-framed, wooden surfboard created for Pebble Beach Company pays homage to an original Lightning Bolt shape created by Jack Shipley and Gerry Lopez. The bottom deck's "sun rays" are made from salvaged redwood and Doug fir from the original planks at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk that came to us by way...

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This one’s sold! Learn more about Ventana custom wooden surfboards.  This very special fish was created for a very special customer as a surfable work of art. The bottom deck of this board is made of more than 1400, laser-cut "fish scales" created from spruce, Honduras mahogany, and flame maple offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company, quilted maple from Meier Brothers Furniture, and bay...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Santa Cruz-based artist Peter Hester as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Peter is a graphic designer, illustrator, and animator, and we're excited to be collaborating with him! The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat...

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This little pin tail disc has style. The wide point is slightly forward, and it has a round nose. We've mostly surfed this shape in larger waves, and it's a rocket. It's very responsive and likes quick turns and down-the-line speed. This is a fun, lightweight, hollow little beauty made from pine offcuts and old growth redwood floorboards reclaimed from the...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The golden wood is Honduras mahogany from old, louvered doors from a home owned by kite surfer Jonah Lepak on the Upper Westside of Santa Cruz, California. The pinstripes are Indian rosewood off cuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. The lighter wood in the bottom half of the plane is spruce, also from Santa Cruz Guitar Company...

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Learn about Ventana surfboards and custom orders! This sleek, hollow-framed, wooden surfboard created for the new, Poke House Santa Clara, CA location pays homage to an original Lightning Bolt shape created by Jack Shipley and Gerry Lopez. It was created in collaboration with Jessica Kendall-Bar who wood-burned incredible detail into the salvaged redwood octopus. The bottom deck's octopus is made of redwood...

About Us
  • Ventana Surfboards & Supplies has the highest bars for artisanship and environmental responsibility. We create hollow-framed, reclaimed wooden surfboards; bodysurfing handplanes; eco surf apparel, and sustainable surf supplies that are loved by adventurers everywhere. The Ventana team lives and works in Santa Cruz, California where we test our products on some of the most challenging waves on the planet. Ventana donates at least 5% of profits to ocean conservation.

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  •   We're an online surf shop and wholesaler with occasional pop up shops around California.

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