Our Promise To You
My Environmental Promise: I use Forest Stewardship Council certified woods or woods salvaged from downed trees. All boards are glassed with epoxy resin which is cleaner for our environment and emits 50-75% less Volatile Organic Compounds than polyester resin. In my shop I have moderate ventilation and no need for a mask when glassing. Epoxy is lighter and stronger than polyester. My wood boards are nearly indestructible and should last a lifetime. Each board is quality crafted for strength, durability and concern for our environment.
My Satisfaction Promise: Ride your board for 30 days. If you don't like it, return it.
CONTACT: Dan Johnston BlindDogSurfboards@yahoo.com
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May 29, 2013
Lost Found Diamond Ring - Sunset Beach NC
910 575 6682
May 27, 2013
My daughter Kim went over to Mike's home to pick up my trophy. Here is what she FB posted:
My dads trophy for winning first place! I don't know surf or wave lingo, but if I understood correctly, the guy that made the trophy was telling me he rode the crap part of the wave & made it look really nice! Congrats Dad! xoxox
This was on my 9'10" woody Nose Rider. I was not the best out there during that heat, just the luckiest.
May 19, 2013
9'1" Nose Rider
May 16, 2013
Keeping Butts of Our Beaches
Surfrider Cape Fear Chapter needs your support. For all you locals, please cut and paste the address list below and either craft your own letter (click here to see Cape Fear Chapter's website for this issue) In short: Wrightsville Beach NC imposed a ban on smoking on their beaches. Now NC state government wants to over rule local authority and remove that self-imposed ban.
You can cut and paste the address list to make it easier to send this letter of concern to our state representatives.
Subject: Ban on Smoking at NC beaches
I respect the rights of citizens and local governments in determining how they want to regulate their communities. SB 703 is designed to overturn a referendum voted in place by a strong majority of the citizens of Wrightsville Beach and limit the authority of municipal governments throughout the state. I feel that this bill goes a long way in taking the power out of the voter’s hands and places it squarely in the hands of government. This bill, as it is written, would also remove the rights of our community colleges to be able to effectively govern their campuses. In my opinion, this would be a step backward in the democratic process we hold so firm. As it stands, this bill is a clear example of special interest groups and lobbyists trying to trump the will of the public.
As our elected official, I ask that you please stand strong in helping to promote clean and healthy communities and OPPOSE SB 703.
We pickup trash constantly. Most disheartening is cigarette butts. They do not degrade and pose health risk to fish and wildlife.
Sincerely and thank you for taking time to help our community.
May 5, 2013
Three short boards by Tom Allen - ready to glass
All these are all Western Red Cedar that will show their beautiful grain patters after first lamination coat. If you are interested in a board, let Tom know and he can customize just about any decal you want. We even put a drawing of pet lizzard on one board, pet dog on another.
Drop an email or call Tom if you want more details: 404-229-4223, email: Blinddogsurfboards@yahoo.com
Mini-Simmons. Planning hull design with custom wood fins. This board is 5'9" x 21", very light weight. Photos do not do the grain pattern justice. Come over and see for yourself. Price: $590
Front view Back view
Fishy Fish 7'5" x 23" We have made a few of these, they are fast, sweet boards. All Western Red Cedar. Yes Cedar can be white, which adds to the uniqueness of each board. Price $750
This is front side photo. Back side was too blurry so Tom is reshooting it, if and when we get some sun here in NC. :)
This 6'5" x 21" Hot Rail short board. Wicked fast shape with plenty of rail foil for rapid transisitions along beach break surf. Price: $650