10′ Gun Banks Wooden Surfboard – In The Making

The latest incredible wooden surfboard to come out of Gary Bennett’s workshop is this 10′ Gun Banks Design Balsa surfboard. Impeccably made and finished using Australian hardwoods, Balsa timber, Australian Red Cedar and Silver Ash, Gary said it was a “labour of love” and took WAY longer that he would have expected but the end result […]

Wooden Surfboard Makers, WA

Gary Bennett of Jah-Roc Furniture has combined his love of surfing with his passion of making beautiful objects out of wood and has been making wooden surfboards for a few years now. Gary had been riding various boards made by Jim Banks and over the years they formed a friendship that eventually led Jim Banks talking about […]

JIM BANKS – stories, music, photos, surf, Margaret River

A night with JIM BANKS at THE GNARABAR, Margaret River, 6th November… Legend Surfer and surfboard maker Jim Banks is coming to Margaret River to share his knowledge on surfing life in Australia and Indonesia. He will put together a collection of surf photos to whet your appetite, and share his life journey through stories […]