Huck's Best of the Week

Huck's Best of the Week
Stories from the Waterfront — Three stories of change and creativity from the shoreline.

We’re stoked to have put the next issue of Huck off to press, the very special Ed Templeton Issue. More details to come very soon. In the meantime, we’ve got three stories from the waterfront for you: Surfer and activist Thomas Castets has released his new film about gay surfers Out in the Line-up, Aleksandra Zee is shaping her own little art revolution in the Bay Area and Paul Reisberg of Arbo Surfboards explains why wooden boards are best from start to finish.

Out in the Line-Up

Some surfers may be gay. Deal with it. In our Voices of Change feature in Huck 44 we caught up with surfer and activist Thomas Castets, whose new film Out in the Line-Up gives gay people in the surfing community a proper voice for the first time.

Read the full article here.

Aleksandra Zee

Photo by Trinette Reed

Photo by Trinette Reed

Artist and maker Aleksandra Zee is sawing, shaping and sanding her own female arts and crafts revolution in her San Francisco workshop. She creates incredibly beautiful wooden works of art and challenges society’s expectations of what women can do with power tools.

Read the full article here.

Arbo Surfboards

In our latest short film for the Working Artisans’ Club 2014 we headed down to Holywell Bay, outside Perranporth in Cornwall to check out Paul Reisberg’s wooden surfboard workshop. At Arbo, Paul hand crafts exquisite wooden boards and travels the world sharing his skills with others.

Read the full article here.

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