Cedar Surfboard Raffled for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Posted by Michaelle Bradford | Posted: 02/15/2013 12:00PM

 

click image to zoom YORK, ME — Grain Surfboards, a sustainable, cedar wood board manufacturer, built a surfboard, with the help of community volunteers that will be raffled to aid Hurricane Sandy efforts.

The 7’ Pandan model features a mural, painted by NJ native and artist Joe Hodnicki. “When Grain approached me about a painting on a custom hand-built board, I was honored and stoked,” he says.

The cedar surfboard was built at Grains’s store, The Wood Shop in Portsmouth, and was designed with the help of Layne Beachley, a seven-time world champion surfer.

Raffle tickets for the Pandan 7’ model will be on sale until March 1, and 100% of the profits will be donated to Waves4Water, an organization that has coordinated a 3-phase relief effort for coastal surf communities in New Jersey and New York.

Hurricane Sandy Relief Surfboard :: Grain Surfboards / Sharing the Stoke from FooManFilms on Vimeo.

 

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Michaelle Bradford

Michaelle Bradford is Managing Editor of Closets magazine, Custom Woodworking Business magazine, Wood Products magazine and Custom Built Interiors Weekly eNewsletter. She can be reached at mbradford@woodworkingnetwork.com or Google+.

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