Bring old boards back to life!
Leroy is a Surfboard artist based on the Gold Coast in Burleigh. He restores pre-loved surfboards into exciting pieces of art. Explore here to see these one of a kind surfboard art.
I only use surfboards that had been surfed. A board that has ridden a wave, been sun kissed and baptised by the great ocean. I think the board has a history and a spirit about it, that you can see expressed in each board.
CARVING AND PAINTING
There is a unique set of craftsmanship to creating each Surfboard art.
There is 7 part process into creating these boards.
-I first source out surfboard
remove the glassing and fins.
-Sketch the design
-Carve out the foam
-Resin to protect and give glossy finish
OLD SURFBOARDS BACK TO LIFE
Unique Ocean Art
Millions of old surfboards are being thrown out. Discarded after being surfed to death. They will last for thousands of years in landfills.
This style of craftsmanship brings a board back to life becoming valuable in a different way.