Gary Bennett | Board Shaper | Honey Maker – Elements Journal

Gary Bennett is featured in the first edition of an exciting new Margaret River journal which takes you on an enjoyable journey through Gary’s life. Gary talks about a few key moments that sparked his passion to make sculptural wooden surfboards & furniture and also his new found passion of bee keeping. With surfing a part of his soul, you will also read about Gary’s path to find his true home in Margaret River.
THE ELEMENTS JOURNAL is a boutique Margaret River publication. Stories of humans doing extraordinary things in and around Margaret River. This coffee table journal is written by locals to be enjoyed by lovers of the ocean and the land, and the human story.
ISSUE 1 was released in March 2017 and with a limited edition print run be sure to get your copy before they run out.

A few snippets from the article...

For someone with a deep obsession for all things surf, it’s slightly surprising it took so long for Gary Bennett to turn his hand to making surfboards.
“Ive always loved the sculptural forms of surfboards”
“I remember looking at the ocean and thinking wow how good is this”
“I was attracted to that innovative spirit that farmers had; that ability to improvise and come up with something beautiful and practical with whatever was laying around”
“I get so inspired by what I see and dream about when I’m out surfing I want to get back to the workshop so fast I’ll still be dripping wet”
“I have my beehive right outside my workshop…”
Featured in: The Elements Journal. Issue 1, 2017
Writer: Anthony Pancia
Photos: Russell Ord
Find out more and purchase The Elements Journal here….

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