Jim Dunlop

Jim started surfing in 1966 at Barbers Point, Oahu—later relocating to the east coast as the “shortboard revolution” was in full swing. As a kid in Virginia Beach during the early ’70s, he stripped old boards, re-shaped them, and was hooked. He’s  been building surfboards for over 40 years.

At his Jacksonville Beach factory, Jim shapes, paints, glasses, and sands every surfboard by hand in-house. Low quantity—high quality, with a craftsman’s attention to detail.

For a full list of board models, just Google "Surfboards".

Models? We don’t need no stinkin’ models.  Jim handcrafts each surfboard to fit your specific requirements. From high-performance shortboards, to fish, funshapes, and longboards—if you can ride a wave on it, Jim’s already built thousands of ’em.

here's what's been goin' on

Instagram post 2153994566403665457_491767479 Couple of freshies just hot coated ... 8’6 fun gun and 5’3 twinny w/trailer
Instagram post 2143031294565326828_491767479 5’6” x 21 1/2”
EPS/epoxy for Sean
Instagram post 2141848568248290605_491767479 Sam hucking  over the ledge at Roxy’s in the Ments on the 6’8 from a previous post... all balls and he made it.. forgot to add , this was three months after his heart attack and surgery...he’s a straight up bad ass, it’s gratifying when guys of his caliber trust me to build their go-to boards
Instagram post 2141722018916003218_491767479 Finishing up setting extra Fcs plugs on two @greggriffinsurfboards epoxies .. his 3-4-5 model.  These two were part of my epoxy batch this week
Instagram post 2110784624733949254_491767479 6’8 eps/epoxy for Sam..should be touching down in Padang on Friday for a fun stint in the Mentawais
Instagram post 2104082344240475098_491767479 Not your grandpa’s twin ... actually yes it is.. 6’5 x23 1/4x 2 3/4... epoxy weighing in at 5 3/4 lbs.. S-glass lamination so tight it squeaks...letting grandpa channel his inner Larry Bertleman... good luck finding something so meticulously crafted in the racks at your local surf boutique
Instagram post 2077009542698177535_491767479 Ryan Hammers on his 5’4  mystic twin at Kandui yesterday
Instagram post 2068568422305544530_491767479 6’6” mini sim on the rack ready to glass.. s-deck, rolled entry, more compound curves than you can shake a stick at
Instagram post 2067134232087433607_491767479 40 year old Clark 7’0 K ( Kip Okamoto) about to be turned into a 6’8” 1974 Bing bonzer... stay tuned
Instagram post 2066248829713018128_491767479 5’8 & 5’4 epoxies ready to box up and ship to SoCal
Instagram post 2064217940695020090_491767479 Felix and Oscar, the odd couple and welcome new additions to the homestead
Instagram post 2061075774422552329_491767479 A couple of freshies for @sunrisesurfshop 8’2 & 7’6
Instagram post 1991581865992970031_491767479 Planshape pic from previous post...6’5 x 21 5/8 x2 5/8.. 62 year old man dimensions
Instagram post 1984319253454274313_491767479 Epoxy hotcoats... looking like glosses
Instagram post 1977062933252576730_491767479 Rummaging through old pics... ‘90-‘91 shot of the “poles”. 5’8 twinny shaped for me by @whisnant_surfboards
Instagram post 1975590785623397199_491767479 5’3 quad fish to round out Oscar’s new 3 board spring quiver

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Shortboards

$495

starting price

Fish & Funshapes

$505

starting price

Longboards

$620

starting price

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936 Shetter Ave.
Jacksonville Beach
Florida USA 32250

Hours

9am–4pm
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904.463.7228