to shape a board???? We give lessons 2-3
times a week right here at in our own E-Z Shape Box. Our instructor, Chas Wickwire, has lots of
experience as he has been shaping for over twenty years! Chas learned the ropes under the tutelage of
Rich Harbour of Harbour Surfboards.
are great for everyone, young and old, because each lesson is customized to
meet your needs. Sure, you can learn to shape on your own by trial and error,
which can be frustrating at times, or you can have someone guiding you along
the way. With the help of a professional by your side, your board will come out
looking, and riding great. Along with books and DVD’s, the Foam E-Z
Professional Shaping Lessons are another way to educate board builders of every
The cost for the Shape lessons are
$60/hr. Average time for a shortboard shape lesson is 4 hours and a long board
takes approximately 5 hours. You are welcome to bring your buddy, dad, sister,
brother, mother, or anyone you’d like to watch at no extra cost. Shape lessons
are great for school projects. Each lesson is tailored to suit each student’s
needs and interests. At the end of the lesson each student will have learned
about board design, functionality, basic and advanced shaping techniques. All
students will walk away with a functional and aesthetically pleasing custom
surfboard to be proud of.
Here’s more details about the lessons and
finishing out your custom board:
$45.00). You can paint your shaped blank
yourself or have us professionally paint it.
We can print custom professional looking lams for you starting at
$20.00. Just provide us a high quality PDF or Jpeg and we’ll do the rest. Glassing is sold separately. Glass your shaped blank yourself or have us
professionally glass it (starting at $200).
Email us at Shape@FoamEZ.com for more details or to
schedule your lesson. To see what dates
are available check out the Shape Box Calendar.