On May 6, 1966, Bud Gardner started building his brand of beautiful surfboards. On May 6, 2015, Bud Gardner started his 50th year of building his brand of beautiful surfboards and in all that time, he has personally shaped and colored each and every one of them. He is one of the last original surfboard builders from the 60's still building superior surfboards and was honored in 2008 by being nominated for Induction into the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame in the Pioneer Surfboard Builders Division and on January 15th, 2010, Bud Gardner was officially inducted into the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame. On December 6, 2014, Bud Gardner was the first surfboard builder from Florida to be inducted into the International Surfboard Builders Hall of Fame in Doheny Beach, California, for building fabulous surfboards for over 5 decades.The 2010 East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame Induction ceremony can now be viewed in it's entirety on YouTube. This surfboard is one of 7 left in Bud's last quiver of stock surfboards. 9' 1 BALSAWOOD BUD GARDNER SURFBOARD WITH RESIN ART - Stock # 003!
For some time now, this type of surfboard that is extra fancy and has all the "Bells and Whistles" has been sought after and worthy of hanging on the wall as art. They are built very strong and will last for many years riding waves. Don't miss your chance on getting one of these very limited Balsawood Bud Gardner surfboard masterpieces. 9' 1" Bud Gardner Balsawood Surfboard with Resin Art, 22 1/2" wide, 18 1/2" nose, 15 1/2" hips, 3 thick, squaretail. Laminated with 2 layers of 7 1/2 oz.Fiberglass on the deck, 1 layer of 7 1/2 oz. Fiberglass on the bottom with a 7 1/2 oz. Fiberglass tail patch under the skeg. Black and red resin pinlines with transparent yellow tinted resin competition stripe. It is glossed and polished. The most important part of a Bud Gardner Surfboard is the shape because that is what makes them ride so well. It is shaped with a natural rocker in the nose and a slight lift in the tail, 50/50 Egg Rails. It has a three 3/16" Redwood stringers with matching Redwood and Balsawood laminated nose and tail blocks protected by fiberglass nose and tail beads, glassed-on wood laminated "Rising Sun skeg with clear glass bead. The item "9'1 Bud Gardner Balsawood Surfboard With Resin Art" is in sale since Monday, April 11, 2016. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Water Sports\Surfing\Surfboards". The seller is "bgardsurfb" and is located in Melbourne Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.