Surfer Jon Pyzel learned the art of crafting surfboards when he first moved to Oahu’s North Shore in 1992. Working his way up to the position of full-time glasser, he shaped his first board by himself in 1995. And it was only up from there. These days Pyzel is recognised as one of the best shapers in the world, running the Pyzel Surfboards factory on Hawaii’s North Shore. [Find out more about other Modern Craftsman here]
Whenever he gets a chance, he travels to shape boards in Europe, Brazil, Uruguay, Japan, Indonesia and California. Not a bad life huh? Check out this profile of Pyzel doing what he does best, and what the rest of us wishes we could be doing with our life!