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Hi my name is Steve Wintercroft,

I'm a Surfer, Shaper, wood worker, occasional potter and maker of wonderful things.

I'm passionate about handmade, craftsmanship and quality. I build fine custom surfboards and other beautiful functional objects including Bento boxes, pots and furniture.

I starting making things as a kid with my granddad and have never stopped. I studied Art and design, then furniture studies and started building surfboards as a teenager. I've worked as a cabinet maker but have spent most of my time as a full time surfboard shaper. I currently shape under my own label Empire and you can view my latest work at www.empiresurfboards.com

I live and work in Cornwall but send my Surfboards all over the UK and my other…

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  • Joined July 23, 2013

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wood, clay, metal, copper, Sitka Spruce, card

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About

Hi my name is Steve Wintercroft,

I'm a Surfer, Shaper, wood worker, occasional potter and maker of wonderful things.

I'm passionate about handmade, craftsmanship and quality. I build fine custom surfboards and other beautiful functional objects including Bento boxes, pots and furniture.

I starting making things as a kid with my granddad and have never stopped. I studied Art and design, then furniture studies and started building surfboards as a teenager. I've worked as a cabinet maker but have spent most of my time as a full time surfboard shaper. I currently shape under my own label Empire and you can view my latest work at www.empiresurfboards.com

I live and work in Cornwall but send my Surfboards all over the UK and my other smaller work throughout Europe. My work has been featured in the surfer path, Carve, Wavelength and Drift magazines.

if you are looking for someone to design and build you a custom surfboard, hand craft you a bento box or make you a teapot, lets talk and make it happen.

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