Awards

2018 Awards

Viking – A monster 11′ gun shaped hollow wood surfboard with an exaggerated rocker:

1st Place – Design in Wood – International Competitive Exhibition – Traditional Woodworking – Accessories Category

Flight – A wood surfboard with artwork depicting a manta ray in motion:

2nd Place – Design in Wood – International Competitive Exhibition – Traditional Woodworking – Accessories Category

Special Award – Perpetual Trophy Award – Sponsor’s Choice – Design in Wood – International Competitive Exhibition

2017 Awards

Run for It – A wood surfboard with artwork depicting six baby honus (sea turtles) hatching from eggs:

1st Place La Jolla Art & Wine Festival – Sculpture Category

Ohana – A wood surfboard with artwork depicting a family of humpback whales:

2nd Place Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition – Traditional Woodworking – Accessories Category

Special Award – Urban Forest Award – Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition

Curly – A wood surfboard crafted from curly redwood pulled from the cull-pile at a local lumber store:

4th Place Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition – Traditional Woodworking – Accessories Category

2016 Awards

First Swim – A wood surfboard with artwork depicting eighteen baby honus (sea turtles) enjoying their first ocean swim:

3rd Place People’s Choice Award – Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition

3rd Place Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition – Traditional Woodworking – Accessories Category

Special Award – Perpetual Trophy Award – Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition

Looking for Alice – Created for the 2016 show-theme of “Mad About the Fair” Alice in Wonderland meets SteamPunk Design:

2nd Place Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition

Special Award – Stylization Originality – Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition

2015 Awards

Eleven Waves – A hollow wood surfboard with artwork depicting eleven breaking ocean waves:

3rd Place Design in Wood International Competitive Exhibition – Traditional Woodworking – Accessories Category

1st Prize – 3D Art Category at U.S. Sand Sculpt Challenge and Dimensional Art Expo – San Diego, CA

2014 Awards

Sting It – A hollow wood surfboard handcrafted as a tribute to Ben Aipa and his family:

Best of Show – 1st Place Wood Category – The International Boardroom Show – Del Mar, CA

2013 Awards

Twisted – A hollow wood surfboard crafted as a twisted version of the classic Bonzer shape:

Best of Show – 1st Place Art Category – The International Boardroom Show – Costa Mesa, CA