Meet and Greet Stan above and Jeff below
This is a True Artist and surf story, Jeff and local surfer shown owners of "The Sounding Drum " Hilo Hawaii" Please visit his site for Wood, Art,culture and surf and best of all humor
pictures property and story property of Jeff myspace.Thanks for sharing Jeff and friends malhalo
Pictures , Videos and Story from Jeff of the The Sounding Drum
Scratchings by Tales from the river
Hawawians and many other Island cultures have a history of surfing logs, back many years ago as we know .
The art of carving a tree Koa surfboard and surfing it is held highly by Jeff and others .They pursue the love of shaping out of raw fallen trees and creating canoues and Treeboards for the locals and other wood carved prouducts .A Philosphy,Tree surfing like our humans long ago.A lost but not lost art thanks to shapers like Jeff and the tree form true to nature .I Imagine a great way of travel and sport back in the day and survial from storys i have read .
Jeff and Friends and the KOA tree surf boards are like staring into Surfings shaping past.
The shape shop looks like a fun place to me Jeff.
http://www.myspace.com/soundingdrum His site is a well worth visit and his friendship and advice about carving woods and tree board culture are in my notes and plans. Drop in on Jeff and the Sounding Drum art and surf in natures pure form.