Early “Kookbox” hollow wood 10’ surfboard (mid 1930s)
Featuring wooden panels joined by metallic fasteners and cork water plug. Patented skeletal interior construction, inspired by airplane wing designs. This breakthrough method of surfboard building was invented by the renowned Tom Blake, in the early 1930s. The design provided drastic weight reduction and culminated a newfound interest in the sport of surfing. A remarkable example of an early Tom Blake style surfboard. Proudly display this relic of surfing history!
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