Surfboard legend still making the beauties – in El Dorado County – Santa Cruz Woodies

Surfboard legend still making the beauties – in El Dorado County

The following is a great article which appeared in the Sacramento Bee about Floyd Smith and his hand crafted surfboards.

By Debbie Arrington
darrington@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Apr. 1, 2013

“The Sierra foothills seem an unlikely place to find a surf legend. But an ‘Endless Summer’ vibe fills the Rescue workshops of Floyd Smith.”

Four converted sheds built in a El Dorado County hillside pasture – one for foam, one for wood, two for finishing – serve as Smith’s artistic studios. As he’s done most of his life, Smith transforms large, plain “blanks” of foam or balsa wood into wave-riding art.”

Edit: The article has been removed from the Sacramento Bee website.