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2500 miles NE of Maine

A winter surf trip for a future film project and the friends we made along the way.

The Tried and True: Updated Shapes and More Sizes!

Dreams, patience and hard work pay off. Introducing the newly refined Root, Waterlog and Sapling. All the good stuff you've come to love and more.

"Build Your Quiver" Incentive Plan

Build Your Quiver is our way of thanking you for thinking differently. Got a Grain board in your quiver? Build another and save some dough.

NEW- Downloadable Study Plans, At Your Fingertips

From 3D to 1D, Study Plans Provide the Outline, Rocker and Cross Sections

The Glenmorangie Original

An incredible opportunity, a true test of craftsmanship and ingenuity, and a partnership that is highlight of our board building careers. We're proud to work with the distillers of Glenmorangie Scotch Whisky and go Beyond The Cask.

An Inspiring Weekend at Patagonia Bowery

Building surfboards, shaping skateboards and handplanes and hanging with big wave charger Ramon Navarro.

March Madness

March came in like a lion, and roared all month long

The People That Make This Place Tick: John Hamblett

Part of our series about the characters that make up our crew, family, and community.

So-Cal Surfboard Building Class

Build a Grain Surfboard at the Enjoy Handplanes Farm. Four days and you walk away for a board ready-to-glass.

Grain Featured on Bloomberg.com

2 videographers, 6 days of shooting on 2 coasts, and lots of equipment- this may be the best 6 minutes on what we do that's ever been done.

Introducing the Thick Lizzy

A year in the making, one of Ryan Lovelace's favorite shapes now available in wood.

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