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Expat Tom Wegener planes a life at Noosa Heads. A profile by Phil Jarratt on “The Joker.” A native of Southern California, now living in Noosa, Australia, Wegener has made a life building mostly wooden surfboards, from balsa to paulownia, with an everlonging desire to surf like an ancient Hawaiian king.