plans and specifications
: laminated balsa surfboard 1935
Laminated Balsa Surfboard Balsa wood Surfboard re-enforced with
laminated Redwood and Spruce.
11 ft x 23 3/4 inches, 16 inch pod.
Commonly known as a Swastika Model as
manufactured by Pacific Homes, circa 1938.
Hi Sibley : Better Way to
in Popular Science August 1935 Vol
127 No. 2 page 56
Notes 1. Template and rail design essentially
reproduces classic Alaia design.
2. Significant bottom rocker.
3. Re-enforcement strips adapted
by foam boards as the stringer, also nose and tail blocks.