Posts tagged spirare
Looking Back: Eight Months of Makers

I launched this blog eight months ago with a pretty simple idea: I wanted to document a new group of craftsmen, artisans and creative entrepreneurs often referred to as makers, and celebrate their work in the process. It’s been amazing. 

For now, I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos from the last eight months. They are, for whatever reason, the images I like and appreciate. I hope you do as well. 

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Scenes from the Spirare Shaping Bay

A surfboard is really more akin to a musical instrument than a piece of sports equipment. It can take years to learn to shape a decent board and surfers often become deeply attached to them, unlike say a pair of skis. 

In this way, Kevin Cunningham of Spirare Surfboards is something like a fine luthier. He makes beautiful wooden boards that last for years and are cherished by their owners.

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