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Builders Q and A

For the second year in a row we built a pop-up shaping bay on the promenade above North Steyne Beach at Manly, NSW Australia during the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. The idea behind the buildout…

By Nick Blair

September 14, 2019

Unique custom tints

Order your new summer board now. Get one of these sweet looking Karboload CabSavs with an original custom tint. With these one of a kind creative resin tint designs each board is customised according to…

By Nick Blair

September 4, 2019


Recently got my “Fireball” back from @theglasslab which I handshaped earlier in the year in the Vissla Shaper Shack at the @visslasurf#sydneysurfpro. Looking forward to getting her in the water. #superstoked

By Nick Blair

June 28, 2019

Simeulue Sessions - Vertrix2

The team have been testing the Vertrix2 in pumping waves on Simeulue Island this week. Watch Dai, Ryu and Haira score epic waves in an empty lineup. Simeulue is the perfect place to test new…

By Nick Blair

April 2, 2019

Vissla Sydney Surf Pro

Check out some photos of Nick hand shaping a Fireball Fish in the Vissla Sydney Surf pro bay. Thanks to everyone who came down and checked it out. Big thanks to Vissla and Surfing NSW for having…

By Nick Blair

April 1, 2019

Vissla Sydney Surf Pro Shaper Series

Next week the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro hits town, so if you’re around Manly at midday on Tuesday the 19th, drop by The Shaper Shack to watch Nick in action hand shaping a custom board…

By Nick Blair

March 16, 2019

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