9'4" pig - brand new - $700

Discussion in 'Longboard Surf Buy/Sell/Trade' started by JBorbone, Oct 26, 2018.

  1. JBorbone

    JBorbone Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2017
    Belmar, NJ
    This board is brand new. I made this one as a custom order for a guy in Santa Barbara but the sale fell through after the board was already finished and in the spirit of "good karma" I refunded the customer his full deposit.

    It's templated off a mid 60s G&S pig, with a slightly more rounded tail. Rocker and rail foil match the original board exactly. Heavy volan glass job with a solid 2" cedar stringer. The blank alone cost me $470 given the fact that we used a 10ft long piece of cedar lumber to prevent any seams like those 8ft pieces have when glued together.

    I made the fin out of spanish cedar and paulownia.

    I'm hoping to get close to $900 here on Jamboards as I was asking $1150 from the customer in SB.

    A few jammers have seen this board in person and can attest to the fact that pictures just don't do it justice.

    I'm more than happy to ship it.

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    Last edited: Oct 31, 2018
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  2. KTM434

    KTM434 New Member

    Jul 24, 2018
    Palm Coast, FL
    Wow nice work as always!
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  3. Patrick Riley

    Patrick Riley Member

    May 15, 2018
    Jacksonville Beach
    Stunning as always man. True craftsman live on.
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  4. deemce

    deemce Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2010
    USA Pennsylvania
    a real beauty
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  5. FirstPointEric

    FirstPointEric Well-Known Member

    That’s a beautiful board. Too bad the customer pulled out. GLWTS. Worth a lot more than you’ve asked for. Do you shape under your name, JB?
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  6. JBorbone

    JBorbone Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2017
    Belmar, NJ
    Thanks Eric! Yes I shape under my name and occasionally shape private label work for shops.
  7. FirstPointEric

    FirstPointEric Well-Known Member

    Bump for this. Nine bills = bargain.

    Feel free to show us more of your work (and your lam), JB.
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  8. JBorbone

    JBorbone Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2017
    Belmar, NJ

    Thanks for the positive vibes Eric! Honestly I'd be totally happy with $800 at this point.. I just need the funds to buy materials for upcoming custom orders.

    When I get home from work I'll send you some pics of recent builds I've done. I don't have any pictures on my work laptop. I'll also be finishing up my new website within the next few weeks.
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  9. Tenfooter

    Tenfooter Active Member

    Nov 12, 2014
    USA Rhode Island
    Come on Johnny, your work is superb. Step up and go big!!!
    Find an old rich lady who supports you in every way!!shop, etc.
    New web page, a new big shop, etc
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  10. FirstPointEric

    FirstPointEric Well-Known Member

    Looking forward to the photos; post 'em up in this thread if you would so everyone can see 'em. And obviously, good luck with the rollout of the new site.

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