White Caps Of The Mind

Surfboard shaper Donald Brink wonders if "magic" equals "frequency."

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In TSJ 29.3’s “White Caps of The Mind”, writer Dodge Weirath takes stock of South African-born and Capistrano Beach-based surfboard shaper Donald Brink, known for his experimentations in, well, the whole process—outline, lamination, fin placement, and—yes—sonics.

In this short clip presented here, cut by filmmaker Jack Coleman, Brink walks us through his motivations for picking up a planer, among lots of other tools, while showcasing his boards in action.

For more on Brink and his unusual design concepts, pick up your copy of the mag to read the profile.