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The Inertia

Salt of the Earth follows the journey of making the ancient traditional Alaia finless surfboards to cruising the perfect points of Noosa. Here, it shares Tom Wegener’s story as a master shaper based in the Australian community, where he makes amazing traditional handmade wooden surfboards. He’s an icon as both a shaper and an all-around character.

“It’s like a symphony as you peel the wood off with your hand tools,” he says. “And there’s so much to the character of every piece of wood.”



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