Archive > October 2010

All-Hallows-Even and All Saint’s Day

With San Diego’s close proximity to Mexico, we also revere El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, where memories of those who have passed on are celebrated. Our family members and friends who have passed on, live on through the memories and love that we share. If you’re out and about on [...]

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New winger fish for Mr. Frank

Hey, there! Steve built a beautiful winger fish Pendoflex for Frank, including a new “paddle” keel fin template. Aloha!
Cowa-flexit!

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Tale of the Big Striper

Flash back to the time just after Clark foam closed, when good foam was scarce. Our friend’s shop in La Jolla had received some blanks from South Africa.  I picked up a blank for Steve, trusting that it was true and fine. And, due to the times, it was the most expensive blank we’d bought [...]

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Pendoflex 9′1″ longboard for Mr. Jeff

Hello, there! Here’s Jeff with his new 9′1″ Pendoflex longboard, for points south. Steve shaped a beveled deck into this one. Jeff has a sternum that talks to him when he paddles, so Steve rounded out the deck to fit his chest, complete with a nice soft inlay.
Cowa-flexit!

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A gift of morning color

With today’s sunrise, we were treated to beautiful color, as the clouds changed from gray to rose and then to gold in minutes. We hope that you enjoy the photos and have a blessed Sunday.
Cowa-flexit and Aloha!

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Fall showers, picnic time, small waves and smiles

Hello, there. We’ve had some much needed rain over the last few days. The sky has been constantly changing, with dark purple clouds moving in and out from the horizon, and rays of sparkling sunshine coming down in between the showers. Yesterday it rained steadily all day, very rare for Fall in San Diego. Studio [...]

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Craftswoman and Artist story, Blue. #25

We were honored to have Takashi and Junko Tomita come visit and take pictures and do an interview with us awhile back. Here is the beautiful story in the Craftsmanship issue, Blue #25. We are blessed to be featured in such a beautiful publication. So stoked!
Thank you. Arigato.
Cher and Steve

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A tall swallow tail Pendoflex for Mr. Early

Hello, there. Here’s Mr. Early with his new custom swallow tail Pendoflex. Michael is a fine cabinet maker, craftsman and skater who makes Pool King Skateboards.
Each Pendoflex is one-of-a-kind work of art that is hand-shaped by Steve, and glassed by Steve.
Cowa-flexit!

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A kind note of Hubba!

Hello, there. We learned the expression “Hubba” from Skipper . . . it is the ultimate of sincere encouragement and stoke. (Thanks, Skipper).
Recently we received this great note from Mike M. He divides his time between Santa Monica and Costa Rica, where he and his friends have a beautiful eco-retreat Drake’s Bay. Mike and his [...]

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Rubber Ducky for Mr. R.

Hey there! Mr. and Mrs. Rooks came by for a visit to pick up his new Rubber Ducky and Pendo-ized  ’Ehiku. It was a gorgeous sunny day and we also shared plumerias and terrestrial orchid cuttings. What a fun time!
Aloha and Cowa-flexit!

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