• About Us – Crooked Blanks

    Crooked Blanks is located in the seaside town of Marblehead, Massachusetts.  The easiest way to reach us is via email at: mark@crookedblanks.com or call us: Also, our blanks are not crooked.  I am the creator and my last name is Cruickshank (crook-shank) and ‘Crooked’ is my nickname. Why do this?  Why make hollow wood surfboard …

  • Blanks – What is a Crooked Blank

    Crooked Blanks are hollow wood surfboard blanks.  They are specifically designed to be shaped by using the same tools as shaping a foam surfboard blank.  They are lightweight and made from environmentally friendly and sustainable materials. Crooked Blanks consists of 3 parts: a core, top deck and bottom deck.  The core is made out of …

  • Blog – Happenings at Crooked Blanks

    January 2013 First SUP from a Crooked Blank.  11′ long cruiser.  Check it out.                                                     October 2012 Interview from the International Boardroom Trade Show. Check it out. August 2012 Demo …

  • Shapers – what you need to know

    Crooked Blanks are hollow wood surfboard blanks ready to be shaped. The core is 100% paulownia.  All woods used are sustainable.  Crooked Blanks are designed as an alternative to foam blanks.  There is no limitation as to what shape you can do.  So instead of hollow wood surfboards being limited by a few shapes or …

  • Surfers – looking for a wood board?

    As a surfer there are many ways to get your hands on hollow wood surfboard built from a Crooked Blank. The goal of Crooked Blanks is for the surfer to work with his or her local shaper to get the right surfboard shaped.  Your local shaper knows more about the waves you surf than we …

  • Crooked Blanks Store

    Crooked Blanks T-shirts – $25.00 – free shipping Size :Ladies’ X-SmallLadies’ SmallLadies’ MediumLadies’ LargeLadies’ X-LargeMen’s MediumMen’s LargeMen’s X-LargeColor :browngreen Latest version of the Crooked Blanks T_shirt.  Comes in 2 colors and both women’s and men’s sizes.   Men’s are crew neck and women’s are v-neck.  The t-shirts come from Looptworks.  They are 100% upcycled.  About as …