Making The First “Bender”: Alaia-Inspired, Hollow Surfboard

“The Bender” is an alaia-inspired, hollow, finless surfboard made from 100% paulownia. It was really easy to make and much easier to paddle than a traditional alaia. Visit for materials and more info on the build.



Tung oil?

Malik Nacef says:

what’s wood you use? 🙂

Michael F says:

With a name like Bender, you may as well have called it the Bowie. Nice job.

Roman Favorskii says:

What kind of music is this?

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