Santa Cruz Board Builders Guild

We are a premium surfboard manufacturer in Santa Cruz, California that specialize in all stages of the surfboard manufacturing process. We work on all styles of surfboards from WCT pro designs and high end artsy retro fish to fabric inlay longboards and wooden hulls. You have a project? We can help you bring it to life.

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Monday, December 27, 2010

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Last Minute Shopping

The Haut shop has a full stock of our shirts and sweatshirts. Come get em!
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Friday, December 17, 2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

7' Blade Runner Hull

Seven footer Nick Palandrani did for his friend Greg Cummings!

Dave Aronovici
Santa Cruz Board Builders Guild

Friday, December 10, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Friday, December 3, 2010

6'0" Scrambler

Scrambler by Nick Palandrani! EPS/Epoxy constuction.
Dave Aronovici
Santa Cruz Board Builders Guild

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Visit from Tim Gras

Tim Gras came down from the "City" with a wide variety of boards of boards for us to glass. Not only is Tim a very talented surfer/shaper he is always fun to hang out with!

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Monday, November 29, 2010


These were a few of them...
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How many boards did it take to get these?
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010


Good freind and master behind the SCBBG's graphics, Eli, got a new Ward Coffey board with Descendents inspired art. Sent from Dave at SCBBG

9' 8" Palandrani

Nick came by the shop with Log for CJ Nelson... stayed tuned.

7'3" Andreini Hull

Friday, November 19, 2010

Fin Fest.

Fletch doing some early morning glass on's.
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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Hess Quad

5'10" with "glassies". Sweet.
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Friday, November 12, 2010

Cool Car...

Cool car, cool boards and cool guy! Marc Andreini stopped by to pick up a few boards today. Class act!
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Jeff Langston Takes Helm at the Haut Shop

Long time local surfer Jeff Langston took over the retail space at the Haut surf shop.  Doug Haut will still shape all the Haut boards and will be available for custom board orders.  Jeff says "We will remain old school."
He will bring in a few more boards from well respected shapers Andreini, Noe and Palandrani.  And continue with the Haut designed line from Santa Cruz Surfboards.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Andreini Boards at Haut

Beutiful, classic boards now available at Haut Surf Shop! Much more to come.
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Coffey Single Fin

6'10" for Thomas Campbell
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Monday, November 8, 2010

Friends from Japan

Makiko and Masaki from M&M California Classic recently visited the shop and checked out some of the boards we're building them. It's always very good to see them!
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Monday, October 25, 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010

Sunset Shapers Opens Shop in SF

Saturday, September 25, 2010 was the Grand Opening for Sunset Shapers Precision Surf Designs in San Francisco. Located at 3896 Noriega at 46th, shop owner/surfboard shaper, James Mitchell is hoping that his location 2 blocks to Ocean Beach will be convenient for SF surfers.
In addition to James Mitchell’s Las Olas label, some of the featured shapers include Tim Gras (SF), Steve Iverson (HMB), and Steve Coletta, Buck NoĆ©, Doug Haut, and Nick Palandrani of Source and GP surfboards (all from SC). Of course, all the boards are glassed by Santa Cruz Board Builders Guild. James Mitchell, his brother Matt, and James' girlfriend Katie.

The shaping room is available for rent on a daily basis. Sunset Shapers is located at: 3896 Noriega St. San Fransisco. Phone: 415-665-SURF Website:

Tuesday, July 20, 2010