Archive for the ‘HOW TO’ Category

May 29th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

DIY: How To Fix A Broken Sandal

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If you’re a fan of the rubber flip flop, you know that blow-outs are inevitable at some point of said flip flop’s lifespan. And as experience tells us, major breaks rarely happen when you’re flopping around the house or on a nice soft-sand beach. Nope. They happen when it’s 100 degrees out and you have to traverse boulders before walking home on scorching asphalt…up hill, both ways. Which leaves us to think that anyone posting a quick fix for a broken flip flop with materials found at your house (but rarely in your purse/beach bag), may not be the rubber sandal-wearing DIYer they claim to be.
Read on for a few choices for the emergency DIY – for when you don’t have access to a shed full of materials… (more…)

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May 19th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Just the Tips | Surf Wax Removal How to remove old wax from your surfboard

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Summer is coming so here’s a couple ways to scrape off that skunky coat of winter gunk. (more…)

May 2nd, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Guy’s Gift Guide to Mother’s Day Fail-Safe Employee Picks for Mom Based on Questionable Male Logic

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Swell’s soggy crew of surf derryls weighed in with their choice gifts for the women who brought them into the world.  Mother’s Day is May 11th, boys, so get gifting at SWELL without having to linger around the department store.

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Morgan: Men’s Buyer
His Pick: Raen Optics

“Like my name, these are unisex and loved by all.” – Morgan  (more…)

April 22nd, 2014 | By | 28 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Flying Dutchman Handplanes Eco-Friendly Artistry Meets Handheld Wave Sliding Vehicles

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In honor of Recycling, Reducing and Reusing on Earthday, we recognize Flying Dutchman Handplane founder Josh Huffman for re-purposing skate-decks into handplanes.  Josh explains his passion for giving his skates a second life as a hand-shaped wave slider. Check out the original sleds at SWELL (more…)