Category Archives: Bodysurfing

Wingspan

  Kevin Brawley welcomes the change of seasons with open arms at Ocean Beach, San Francisco.

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Micro-simmons handplane

Micro-simmons handplane, poplar with red oak stringer.  Wide single concave bottom.  Home cookin’!

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Kindling for stoke: handplanes #22-27

   

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Bodysurfing with Kevin

Kevin Brawley bodysurfing during a clean fall day in Marin County, Northern California.

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Hitchhiker

A sea star feels the rails on the koa pintail hand-plane.

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Poplar handplanes

The twins… one for me, one for Mike.  On the large end of the handplane spectrum, these solid poplar sleds measure in at: 21″ x 8.5″ x .75″ with single concave starting mid-length and running through the tail.

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Koa pintail handplane

Homemade handplane #13: from a block of Koa my brother brought back from Hawaii, featuring a wide single concave bottom.  This dense wood resulted in the heaviest handplane I have made yet, but it has heaps of glide… a way of pulling you along, and cleaving a line through any chop.

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shaka

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Bodysurf session, early December – part3

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“Why I bodysurf” article

A couple of my photos accompany Mark Lukach’s article, “Why I Bodysurf” at theinertia.com Well done, Mark!

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Bodysurf session, early December – part2

More images from the bodysurf session with Mark Lukach and Isha Leinow, Ocean Beach, San Francisco, December 2010.

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Bodysurf session, early December – part1

Bodysurf session at Ocean Beach, San Francisco with Mark Lukach and Isha Leinow.

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