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Premium Body Surfing Handplanes

Frank Scott Krueger - Ventana Adventurer Bodysurfing
Each of these performance bodysurfing handplanes is totally unique. They are great in the surf and are one-of-a-kind art pieces made from reclaimed, exotic and local woods. Free U.S. Shipping.


You only need a single handplane on your leading arm for a great ride every time! 

Handmade in Santa Cruz, California by Ventana Master Craftsman Martijn Stiphout.

$ 275.00

AVAILABLE ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 10! PRE-ORDER NOW! This double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The zigzag stringer is made of Indian rosewood, spruce and Honduras mahogany offcuts from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. These pieces were left over from the production of a custom Ventana surfboard. The redwood is from a hot tub reclaimed in Aptos, California. This handplane uses Entropy Super...

$ 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...

$ 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...

$ 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...

$ 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 double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The thick stringer is Douglas fir from the hull of John Steinbeck's Western Flyer boat. 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 lighter wood in the bottom half of the plane is Alaskan yellow cedar from...

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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...

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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 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, 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 double concave, super glossy, fish-shaped handplane is totally unique. The dark flower of the tulip are strips of Indian rosewood off cut from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. The medium-hued wood is Honduras mahogany and the lighter wood of the stem is spruce, also 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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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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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 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 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. 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 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 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 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, 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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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, 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 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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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 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, 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 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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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 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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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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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 gorgeous, single concave stubby handplane is made from reclaimed wood. It slides well in any sized wave, but is designed for big surf. The primary wood is spruce and the tail is of Honduras mahogany from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. 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 single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane 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 cedar and black walnut 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...

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This double concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. The primary wood is cherry offcuts from a cabinet shop. 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 is made using mostly tree sap. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from...

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This single concave, glossy, fish-shaped handplane is a stunning, performance bodysurfer. It is made from spruce French White Oak from spent wine barrels from Soquel Vineyards. You can even see a few wine spots on the wood! Given the density of the oak, there are holes cut uniformly throughout the tip and tail make the plane a little lighter. Each hole has been covered...

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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 cedar from old fence posts found at the municipal landfill in Santa Cruz, California. Abalone inlay at the tail completes the package. The hand strap is nylon and adjustable. It is covered with offcuts from O'Neill Wetsuit product development,...

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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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...

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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...

$ 25.00

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