Four-Hour Group Surfboard-Shaping Class for One or Two at Shaper Studios (Up to 60% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Pro board shapers lead small groups through four-hour workshops in which they’ll use saws and sanders to shape a surfboard as a group

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Subject to availability Must use in 1 visit. Must sign waiver. Under 18 must have parent or guardian present to sign waiver. Not valid with any other offers. Instructional class only; students do not walk away with their own surfboards. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Owning a unique surfboard makes you the coolest guy on the beach whenever the talking shark isn't there. Upstage that sunglasses-wearing phony with this Groupon.

Owning a unique surfboard makes you the coolest guy on the beach whenever the talking shark isn't there. Upstage that sunglasses-wearing phony with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $22 for registration for one for a four-hour group surfboard-shaping class (a $50 value)
  • $40 for registration for two for a four-hour group surfboard-shaping class (a $100 value)

During these hands-on classes, professional shaping instructors guide students through the shaping and sculpting process while teaching about surfboard design.

Shaper Studios

“I can’t even color in the lines of a coloring book, so if someone’s telling me I can actually shape a surfboard, I guess right now it’s just a matter of proving it. I’m not really sure I can. We’ll see how it goes.” These were the words of a tool-averse student just before starting one of Shaper Studio’s board-shaping classes. But with the help of a professional shaper, she got the hang of using a crosscut hand saw, an electric paner, and the other necessary equipment for shaping her very own board.

It might seem like an impossible task, but the founders of Shaper Studios knew that if anyone would welcome the challenge of shaping their own boards, it would be the San Diego surf community. Here, on the shores of the Pacific, they’ve set up a public workshop space where surfers and SUPers can come by for private or group lessons on shaping and glassing their own boards. Those totally averse to shaping their own can leave it to one of the staff pros, but are still welcome to come to the artist stage to paint their own board design or just to see what a paintbrush looks like.

Customer Reviews

Great intro to building surfboards
Luther B. · November 14, 2016
My boyfriend and I loved the group shaping lesson! Chris explained everything really well and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing the board take shape. It was fun to get our hands dirty and learn to use the tools ourselves. Highly recommend this!
KAITLAN H. · March 27, 2016
Kory was a great instructor, and the class itself was really hands-on! We had five people in our class, so everyone got to have a part in the shaping process. The best part? I scored a board at the end of it for a great deal.
Jonathan G. · March 10, 2016

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