Almond shaped: Inside Almond Surfboards
Displaying their handcrafted wares in the front window of their shop, the Almond crew knows how to entice a discerning customer.
Handmade wood fins crafted by Dave Allee's 16-year-old cousin, Gully. It appears the D.I.Y. ethos runs deep in this family.
Almond Surfboards & Design owner Dave Allee with a 7'6" Almond Cash-Yew.
Two Joy boards by Almond -- surely a description of what it's like to ride one.
Griffin Neumann-Kyle in the Almond shaping room.
Almond "Surf Thump" with a glass-on mahogany D-fin.
Griffin Neumann-Kyle shapes every Almond surfboard by hand.
An Almond x Linus summer bike collab -- pretty much the epitome of Southern California classic beach culture.
A shot of the exterior of Almond's shop in Newport Beach, Calif.: part surf shop, part boutique, all class.
These may be stock boards, but each and every one is shaped by hand with precision and care.