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This little rising sun Grom board is amazing! The bottom deck features a sun burst made of reclaimed redwood fence beams, yellow cedar, reclaimed sapele as the “water," and sycamore fins and tail block. The sun itself came from a chunk of driftwood found in Big Sur, a “mystery” burl. The nose and tail also have abalone inlays. The top...

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This little pin tail disc has style. The wide point is slightly forward, and it has a round nose. We've mostly surfed this shape in larger waves, and it's a rocket. It's very responsive and likes quick turns and down-the-line speed. This is a fun, lightweight, hollow little beauty made from pine offcuts and old growth redwood floorboards reclaimed from the...

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This stunning, custom fish is a stunning piece of craftsmanship and rides fast and clean in knee high to overhead waves.The top and bottom decks are made of old growth, reclaimed redwood from a home in Live Oak, California. The stringers are made of claro walnut offcuts from Thamer Design cabinet shop.  The nose block is made from a very special piece of Doug...

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This stunning, custom board is as beautiful as they come and rides smooth and fast in chest high to overhead waves. The subtle, sun rays on the bottom deck are made of reclaimed redwood floorboards from the historic, Schwan mansion in Santa Cruz, California. They were originally milled in the late 1800s. The lighter colored rays are reclaimed redwood from an old trellis...

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This 6'6' Down Rail surfs fast and smooth on any sized wave. It's our most popular shape, and you'll want to keep this beauty indoors to display after each session.. The redwood is old growth from floorboards reclaimed from the historic Schwan mansion in Santa Cruz, California. The wood was milled here in the late 1800s and is over 1000 years old. The lighter...

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We had a hard time shooting photos of this one as everyone at the beach wanted to stop to compliment it. The glow of the wood grain is absolutely amazing, almost surreal looking. The top deck is made of reclaimed redwood and Doug fir and is totally different from the bottom. The bottom deck features a sun burst made of reclaimed redwood from...

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This stunning, custom board is as beautiful as they come and rides smooth and fast in all size waves. The sun rays on the bottom deck are made of reclaimed redwood and Douglas fir recovered from a home remodel in Capitola, CA. The sun is made of redwood burl driftwood from Waddell Beach north of Santa Cruz, CA. The "water" under the...

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This gorgeous board with a checker motif was built using reclaimed redwood floor boards from an historic Victorian mansion in Santa Cruz, California. As with all Ventana Surfboards, this one rides like a dream. The checkerboard was made using left over yellow cedar pieces from an earlier board. The checkers are separated from the lower deck by a stringer made of reclaimed maple and wenge....

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The stunning redwood in this performance work of art came from the floorboards of the historic Schwan Victorian mansion in Santa Cruz, California. The house was built of local wood in the 1890's, and these clear grain heart redwood floor boards served the residents all the way through the early 2000's when the house was demolished. The wood has an...

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$ 4,550.00

Free U.S. Shipping! This stunning longboard will look great on any wall and rides smooth and fast on any sized wave.The bottom and top decks are made of reclaimed, old growth redwood from a Bocce Ball court trellis built in the 1960s and spruce offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. The center piece on both sides is claro walnut from...

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This board is available for purchase at the Lucky Brand flagship store located at The Point near Manhattan Beach, CA. A luthier is a maker of stringed instruments, and this board relies heavily on the beautiful, sustainably grown wood offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This board pays homage to our luthier friends at this legendary company. They have been...

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This is the first fish-shaped agave handplane from us. It's made from agave harvested in the California desert, and has a nice matte finish with epoxy resin along with two layers of 4 ounce fiberglass cloth. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production. The hardware is solid brass. The use of agave makes this very unique. Throw it in your backpack...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood stripes come from floorboards milled in the late-1800s from the historic, Schwan mansion in Santa Cruz, California. Five percent of the profits from this handplane go to support the aquarium's mission to inspire conservation of the...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood stripes come from a backyard trellis. There are also stripes of Indian Rosewood and spruce offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood stripes come from floorboards old house in Capitola, CA. There are also stripes of Indian Rosewood and spruce offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, and Monterey cypress from a woodworker's shop. This...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. There is also offcut cocobolo, spruce and Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is...

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$ 995.00

The Astro Chimp model was designed for when the surf starts to get a bit more vertical. We increased the nose and tail rocker, though overall still relaxed compared to contemporary performance rockers. The Astro Chimp can handle punchy beach breaks, peeling points or barreling reef passes. This shape is fast down the line, trims great and still works well...

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$ 225.00

Wave of galvanized steel hoops accented with rust, reclaimed from wine barrels used by Soquel Vineyards. Riveted for strength and support. Dimensions: 26" diameter x 2" depth Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

$ 79.00

These handmade, surfboard-shaped bird feeders are created entirely from reclaimed materials by Ventana featured artist, Chris Allen. The bottles were collected for Ventana at beach cleanups led by Save Our Shores. The materials come from old fence wood from Pasatiempo, 100+ year old barn wood, Honduras mahogany offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company and screws re-used from other projects. Some...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Bonobo model was designed for quick pop-ups, outstanding maneuverability and nose-riding. It's perfect for a small, mushy day or an overhead break. This shape will be your go-to longboard. It's available in 7'6' to 10'0' lengths. The model pictured has a stunning, custom resin tint on the bottom and a...

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Made from used brushes used to resin coat Ventana surfboards and handplanes, this barreling wave exemplifies beautifully the saying "One man's trash is another man's treasure." In this case, the trash of our own master craftsman, Martijn Stiphout, has become the treasure of our featured artist, Chris Allen. Make it your treasure, too! The frame is from a salvaged fence and...

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We call this the batwing for obvious reasons. It's a double concave beauty made from fence boards found in the municipal dump in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique,...

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Sold at auction to benefit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center! This is a totally unique, concave stunner made from Cedar fence boards found in the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped...

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This gorgeous, sunburst/moon burst longboard with infinity swirl top deck is a performance work of art and was a special commission for an upcoming feature film. The bottom deck is designed to represent the sun and the moon. The moon itself is an unknown species of burl driftwood found at Andrew Molera State Beach in Big Sur, CA. The sun is a...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The lighter wood is Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches, and the darker wood is old growth redwood from a porch in Santa Cruz. Nail holes and other small gaps in the reclaimed wood have been filled with brass using a secret technique. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer with woods of spruce and Indian rosewood offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the wood is shaped...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The lighter wood is spruce and the darker is Indian rosewood from Santa Cruz Guitar Company offcuts. On the top, there's also a small inlay of ebony and abalone from a guitar offcut. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is...

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This 6'0' hull is a beauty. The top and bottom are unique, creating two art pieces for conversation in the wave line up and/or the home.  A hull surfboard has a convex bottom shape and planing surface. A traditional displacement board plows through and parts the water, but a planing hull is different. It essentially skims across the surface creating a fast and loose ride. The primary wood on...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood at the nose is from the porch of an old Victorian home in Santa Cruz, CA. The thin, dark center stringer is 8000 year old, carbon-dated oak from a...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood at the nose is from the porch of an old Victorian home in Santa Cruz, CA. The thin, dark center stringer is Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar...

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This double concave, fish-shaped handplane is sleek and stunning. The lighter wood is reclaimed cedar from old fence posts, and the dark stringer is Indian rosewood offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the...

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This is a nice, stubby concave made from Cedar fence boards found in the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand fit. The hardware is solid brass. This...

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This is a totally new shape from us. It's a cool concave plane made from fence boards found in the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. There's no fiber glass cloth here, just a nice, epoxy resin finish. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The redwood is reclaimed from a backyard trellis. The lighter squares are Douglas fir offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks. The thin line is made of spruce and rosewood offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap...

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Philippine mahogany makes up the majority of this handplane, but the eye-catcher is the center stringer made from colored pencils. On both sides are stringers made from reclaimed redwood floorboards from the historic Schwan Mansion in Santa Cruz. Glassed with 4oz cloth and epoxy resin. The hand strap is made with nylon covered with off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the...

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Cedar and pine with redwood and Douglas fir checkered stringer. The cedar came from fence boards, and the redwood is upcycled from a backyard deck. The Doug fir and pine are both reclaimed, as well. This has a double concave bottom, 4 ounce fiberglass cloth top and bottom and a comfy neoprene hand strap made of off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuits in Santa Cruz, California,...

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This beauty is made from reclaimed old growth redwood from a backyard trellis. The checkered stringer is made of upcycled Douglas fir from a cabinet maker's off-cuts, and the yellow stripes are made from reclaimed pine. This has a double concave bottom with 4oz. fiberglass top and bottom and a comfy, neoprene hand strap made of off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuits in Santa Cruz,...

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This handplane was made from reclaimed Douglas fir, cedar, and old growth redwood from a backyard trellis. The center stringer is cedar and has glitter in the resin to give it a sparkly look in the sunlight. It's glassed with 4oz fiberglass cloth and epoxy resin. The hardware is all brass, and the hand strap is made from off-cuts from Hotline Wetsuit...

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$ 275.00

This wave is made of blue, CAT5E phone cables from an upgrade Santa Cruz, CA hotel phone system. The frame and background wood are from a pallet from Mission Printers. Dimensions: 28" x 32" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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This 7'0' sunburst disc with a rounded pin tail is a stunning, performance work of art. The top and bottom are totally distinct, creating two art pieces for conversation in the line up and/or the home. The primary wood on the gorgeous top deck is Bay laurel reclaimed during the preservation project of the historic cooperage building on the University of California, Santa Cruz campus. The long,...

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$ 225.00

This piece incorporates "fish" made from Honduras mahogany guitar neck offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This is the same wood used in Ventana Surfboards and our Save-A-Surf Box. The flexible conduit ripples and plywood backing are from Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Santa Cruz. The frame is from a salvaged fence. Dimensions: Approx. 46" x 26" Learn more about artist Christopher...

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$ 345.00

Ebb Tide pieces are custom made and will ship in up to 10 days. We will contact you within 24 hours of your purchase to discuss your specific requirements. This is a large piece,  53" x 29", with waves made of flexible, metal conduit on a plywood shipping crate lid. The conduit is from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. The frame is...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The black wood is ebony from the head of a Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitar, inclusive of the gorgeous mother of pearl inlay. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy...

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The red wave in this frame made from a salvaged fence was created from an old bike chain from the Bicycle Trip in Santa Cruz, California. The plywood backing is from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Learn more about artist Christopher Allen. Dimensions: 20" x 34"

$ 150.00

This performance, bodysurfing handplane kit with light-colored reclaimed wood is perfect for you to create your own art piece or give as a gift! It's a double concave fish that's a blast on any size wave. After decorating or paining it, you can finish it yourself with polyurethane, resin or fiberglass and resin. Or, we can glass it for you with Entropy Super Sap...

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This gorgeous, fish-shaped handplane is made from sustainably grown spruce, cedar, Koa, Honduras Mahogany, Indian Rosewood and Brazilian Rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars. The hand strap is made with nylon and covered with offcuts from Hotline Wetsuit production, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand fit. The hardware is solid brass.  You...

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$ 995.00

The Gibbon model is a performance hull designed for speed and flow. We increased the entry rocker, added a bit of tail kick and pulled in the nose and tail outline. The Gibbon is designed for rail to rail surfing in waist to overhead surf. The bottom has a slight vee transitioning to a single then a deep double concave out the...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using nearly 40% tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce, Honduras mahogany and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks and redwood floorboards from the mid-1800s from the historic, Schwan mansion in Santa Cruz, California. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with poplar and Douglas fir offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using nearly 40% tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane has beautiful red tones and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce and Honduras mahogany offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with light cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks, darker cedar from fence posts found in the Santa Cruz Municipal Landfill and redwood from a backyard trellis. This handplane uses...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. We think it's great for getting covered up in the barrel...shacked, as it were. It is made from spruce, Honduras mahogany and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks and redwood floorboards from the mid-1800s from the historic, Schwann mansion in Santa...

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$ 195.00

The fish in this bold piece are used resin brushes from Ventana surfboard creation. The frame is a vintage window sash from Beulah Park. The uncoiled, flexible conduit "kelp" and the background of plywood are from Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Cruz, CA. Dimensions: 18" x 24" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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$ 495.00

The fish in this bold piece are used resin brushes from Ventana surfboard creation. The wooden picture frame is vintage, and the reclaimed wood background is from Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Cruz, CA. The kelp is made of chain link fencing from the artist's home.  Dimensions: 2' x 4' Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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This Standup Paddleboard is the very first and only from Ventana. It was built by master craftsman, Martijn Stiphout using reclaimed redwood from a backyard trellis that was destined for the landfill. The Douglas fir was scrap from a cabinet shop in Santa Cruz, California. The top deck has jade inlays collected from the beach in the Ventana wilderness in Big Sur and used to fill...

$ 29.50

Craftsmanship The Humble Sea Ventana Spruce Pale Ale is a unique, surf-themed beer made with a hint of spruce. Our friends at Humble Sea Brewing Company here in Santa Cruz, CA are creating an incredible range of beers from the experimental to the traditional. This extra soft, tagless shirt is a 70/30 blend of organic bamboo and organic cotton with a graphic that...

$ 29.50

Craftsmanship The Humble Sea Ventana Spruce Pale Ale is a unique, surf-themed beer made with a hint of spruce. Our friends at Humble Sea Brewing Company here in Santa Cruz, CA are creating an incredible range of beers from the experimental to the traditional. This extra soft, tagless shirt is a 60/40 blend of hemp and organic cotton with a graphic that...

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$ 340.00

In the Barrel pieces are custom made and will ship in up to 10 days. We will contact you within 24 hours of your purchase to discuss your specific requirements. This piece is made of French oak wine barrel staves from Ventana Upcycle Partner, Soquel Vineyards. The frame was found, and the scrap wood backing is pallet wood from Mission Printers in Santa Cruz, California. Dimensions:...

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$ 175.00

Wave of flexible, metal conduit found on the side of the road on the West side of Santa Cruz, California. The frame is from salvaged, wooden stairs. The plywood backing is from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Learn more about artist Christopher Allen. Dimensions: 16" x 32"

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The fish in this piece are made of vintage dresser drawer handles and the kelp is uncoiled, flexible conduit from Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Cruz, CA. The frame is vintage and comes from a local house and tiki bar known as the Men's Gymnasium.  Dimensions: 21" x 38" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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$ 645.00

This wave is made of flexible conduit from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Cruz, CA. The frame and background wood are from a reclaimed shipping create. The quote is from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Dimensions: 80" x 32" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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This gorgeous, sunburst longboard was a special commission for Lucky Brand. It is displayed in their flagship store at The Point near Manhattan Beach, CA. A selection of Ventana apparel and supplies along with the Tanker Luthier Longboard are available at the store, as well. The fin has a special touch. It is inlaid with crushed turquoise in the shape of Lucky Brand's clover logo....

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is hand painted with a unique design on top and bottom by renowned artist, Marijke Stiphout. Working over 60 hours on each of the hand planes in this series, Marijke painstakingly detailed these intricate designs while overlooking the KM38 surf break in Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico. This handplane is made of old, cedar fence...

$ 495.00

This concave, super glossy, teardrop handplane is hand painted with a unique design by renowned artist, Marijke Stiphout. Working over 60 hours on each of the hand planes in this series, Marijke painstakingly detailed these intricate designs while overlooking the KM38 surf break in Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico. This handplane is made of old, cedar fence posts and uses Entropy Super Sap...

$ 495.00

This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is hand painted with a unique design on top and bottom by renowned artist, Marijke Stiphout. Working over 60 hours on each of the hand planes in this series, Marijke painstakingly detailed these intricate designs while overlooking the KM38 surf break in Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico. This handplane is made of old, redwood fence...

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This one's sold, but we can make more! Contact us! The Monkey Wing model is a Simmons-inspired planing hull. Short, wide and fast! This model really flies! The Monkey Wing is designed to extract the maximum amount of fun from even the most gutless surf. Very low entry rocker coupled with a wide outline and shovel nose make for easy...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood stripes are from floorboards milled in the 1890s for the Schwann Mansion in Santa Cruz, CA. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree...

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This stubby, single concave with our unique ergonomic hand fit is a beauty. It's made from a variety of offcut and reclaimed woods. Teak, poplar, Doug Fir and mahogany all come from leftover cabinet construction. And, we've used pine from an old 2x4 and yellow cedar from a fence board found in the municipal dump in Santa Cruz, California. It has a glassy,...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The primary wood comes from lightweight paulowina which was left over from the creation of an Alaia surfboard by our friend Peter Gregg of The Dude Ranch Shapes. The stringer is made of Indian rosewood and Honduras mahogany offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The golden wood is Honduras mahogany from old, louvered doors from a home owned by kite surfer Jonah Lepak on the Upper Westside of Santa Cruz, California. The pinstripes are Indian rosewood off cuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. The lighter wood in the bottom half of the plane is spruce, also from Santa Cruz Guitar Company...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The old growth redwood from a home of the customer, Garrett Presley, in Santa Cruz, CA. The thin, dark lines are Indian rosewood offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood is Douglas fir from Knotty Hole Woodworks. The redwood comes from floorboards milled in the late-1800s from the historic, Schwann mansion in Santa Cruz, California. There is also a center stringer of sycamore from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap....

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This beautiful, tear drop handplane is made from sustainably grown spruce and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars. We've also incorporated redwood floor boards from the historic, Schwan Mansion built in the 1800s in Santa Cruz, California. Abalone inlay at the tail completes the package. The hand strap is made with nylon and covered with...

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The initial construction phases of this board was featured on April 26, 2016 on the TV show, Handcrafted America, with Jill Wagner.        This 6'0" hull has a simple elegance. The top and bottom have similar patterns and will look great on the wall and in the waves. The less complex design allows us to bring this to you at a lower price...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It's made from reclaimed, old growth redwood and acacia with poplar spines. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from Hotline Wetsuits, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand fit. The hardware is solid brass. As with all Ventana handplanes, this one floats so you can easily...

$ 250.00

This series of four, double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplanes are made from a single piece of redwood driftwood found at Seacliff State Beach in Aptos, California. Each one has identical dimensions, the only difference is the grains. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered...

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$ 4,550.00

Free U.S. Shipping! This bold, redwood, down rail board rides smooth and fast on any sized wave, and it'll look great on any wall. The bottom and top decks are made from clean grain, old growth redwood from a hot tub found in Aptos, California. The twin fins and small trailer fin are glassed on and crafted from flame maple and ebony offcuts...

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The Redwood Treefish Longboard is a performance work of nose-riding art. This gorgeous board was a special commission by a loving girlfriend as a gift to her partner, Ventana Adventurer Liz Stewart. The bottom deck represents The Ventana Treefish Logo, which is laden with hidden meaning. The stunning surface is made from old growth redwood used in a trellis that covered a Bocce ball court...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter, heart-shaped wood comes from Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The dark wood is Indian rosewood from Santa Cruz Guitar Company offcuts. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The rosewood tips make this a very unique plane. It is made from spruce, Honduras mahogany and rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars, along with cedar fence boards from the Santa Cruz Municipal Landfill and redwood from a backyard trellis. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy...

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"Rough Seas is made of razor wire from the Westside RV Storage Lot in Santa Cruz, California. The frame is made from found scrap wood. The plywood backing is from Habitat for Humanity ReStore also in Santa Cruz. Dimensions: 37" x 22" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

$ 85.00

Craftsmanship These removable, snap-on belt buckles are created exclusively for us by Cali Maple Designs. Jana Dougan at Cali Maple Designs then glues them into each metal buckle and applies multiple coats of high quality, high gloss resin. These are as beautiful as they are unique.  The buckle uses a simple, hook-in-hole design. Responsibility These buckles use reclaimed woods from Santa Cruz...

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This piece was inspired by Ventana's sunburst surfboard designs. The ocean is made of conduit from a 1978 GMC motor home. The sun is from a bike sprocket and the suns rays are of bike chains, all from Epicenter Cycling in Santa Cruz, California. The plywood background is from a Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and the frame was found in a dumpster....

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This piece was inspired by Ventana's sunburst surfboard designs. The ocean is made of bike chains and the sun from a mountain bike gear, all from Epicenter Cycling in Santa Cruz, California. The sun rays are razor wire from Pacific Boat and RV Storage; the plywood background is from a Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and; the frame is from a salvaged...

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$ 215.00

The piece pictured here has been sold, but the artist can re-create it in a few weeks. The fish in this bold piece are used resin brushes from Ventana surfboard creation. The frame is a vintage window sash from Beulah Park. The uncoiled, flexible conduit "kelp" and the background of plywood are from Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Cruz, CA. It...

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The Schwann Luthier Longboard is a performance work of art. This gorgeous sunburst board was a special commission by a loving wife for her husband's 30th birthday. The stunning redwood top and bottom decks are made from the floorboards of the historic, Schwan Mansion in Santa Cruz, California. The Victorian was built of locally milled, old growth wood in the late 1800's, and...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane was a special commission and is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from spruce offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. The old growth redwood is from a deck railing from a home overlooking Seacliff Beach in Capitola, CA that was built in the 1920s. This handplane uses Entropy Super Sap Epoxy bio-resin which is made using mostly tree...

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$ 340.00

Secret of the Sea pieces are custom made and will ship in up to 10 days. We will contact you within 24 hours of your purchase to discuss your specific requirements. This piece is 35" x 43" and is made of flexible metal conduit waves on a plywood pallet from Warehouse Direct Flooring in Santa Cruz, California. The conduit is from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore....

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After you order, we'll contact you with information on the colors we have available. Turns out that old skateboard decks make amazing bodysurfing handplanes! The angled nose or tail helps your arm skim above the water and rip across the face of the wave. We source our decks from local, Santa Cruz skaters. If you have an old deck you'd like us to...

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This piece is reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night. It incorporates painted pieces of razor wire from Pacific Boat and RV Storage, a frame made from a salvaged fence and a backing of plywood from Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Ironically, Vincent van Gogh is the doppelganger of our own master craftsman, Martijn Stiphout! See below... Dimensions: 50" x 25" Learn more...

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This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The pinstripes are old growth redwood from John Steinbeck's first home on 11th Avenue in Pacific Grove, California where he wrote his first few novels. The dark stringer is an Indian rosewood off cut from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. The lighter wood in the bottom half of the plane is Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay...

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This gorgeous, stubby handplane will get you into the barrel on large and small waves. It is made from sustainably grown mahogany, poplar, spruce, redwood and cherry offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars and cabinets from Knotty Hole Woodworks. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the wood is shaped with our unique,...

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This gorgeous, stubby handplane is made from sustainably grown spruce, cedar, Koa, Honduras Mahogany, Indian Rosewood and Brazilian Rosewood offcuts from the production of Santa Cruz Guitar Company guitars. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development, and the wood is shaped with our unique, ergonomic hand fit. The hardware is solid brass. As with all Ventana...

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This piece was inspired by Ventana's sunburst surfboard designs. It incorporates conduit from Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Santa Cruz, a bike sprocket from Epicenter Cycling, razor wire from Pacific RV and Boat Storage and a fence frame from a historic property in Scotts Valley, CA. Dimensions: Approx. 20" x 40" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The primary wood comes from cedar offcuts from Knotty Hole Woodworks cabinet shop in Palo Alto, California. The swirls are redwood floorboards from the Schwann mansion floorboards milled in the 1890s, cherry and purple heart offcuts from a Santa Cruz cabinet shop and Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This handplane uses...

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This 7'0" disc with a rounded pin tail is a performance beauty. The top and bottom are totally distinct, creating two art pieces for conversation in the line up and/or the home. The top deck is made of redwood floorboards from the Schwann Victorian mansion in Santa Cruz, California. The house was built of locally milled, old growth wood in the 1890's. These clear grain, heart redwood floor boards...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The lighter wood comes from upcycled, Alaskan Cedar benches used by thousands of visitors at the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The redwood is from an old house in Capitola, California. Small stripes of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company outline the redwood. We have also the Switch Hitter surfboard that matches this handplane! This handplane...

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This wave is made of large, cabling hooks from Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Cruz, CA. The frame is from a local salvage job and the background is pallet plywood from Mission Printers. Dimensions: 28" x 30" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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$ 285.00

This wave is made from phone wire and connectors from an old telecommunications system. The quote was inspired by John Muir. The frame and background wood are made from pallets from Mission Street Printers in Santa Cruz, CA. Dimensions: 32" x 45" Learn more about artist Christopher Allen.

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  • Ventana Surfboards & Supplies sells hollow, reclaimed wooden surfboards; bodysurfing handplanes; stringed music instruments, and; eco surf apparel and supplies that are loved by adventurers everywhere. We live and work in Santa Cruz, California where we test our products on some of the most challenging waves on the planet. Ventana donates at least 5% of profits to ocean conservation.

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