Sunset Shapers a core surf shop at heart, we are a resource for local surfers, board builders and hobbyists.   We provide surfboards, fins, hand planes, wax and leashes to surfers in the area as well as blanks, resin, fiberglass, fin boxes and other input materials required in the surfboard building process.  We also offer full service contract glassing and custom board fabrication through Las Olas Surfboards.   We are dedicated to spreading knowledge and stoke to anyone wanting to build their own surf craft and feel that surfing a self shaped board is one of the most fulfilling experiences a surfer can have.

 
The boss lady, Olas the shop dog.

The boss lady, Olas the shop dog.

 

Our Story

Sunset Shapers was started in 2010 as a way for local shapers to display their works.  With our in-house shaping room, we quickly noticed an interest from the community in the idea of having a place for them to make their own boards.  We began offering our shaping room for rental along with private, one on one shaping lessons.  At the time,  the only glass shops in the area were down in Santa Cruz and there was an obvious need for the service in San Francisco.  Owner James Mitchell had several years of experience working in a large scale production glass shop and set up a 2000 sq/ft, full service glassing and ding repair shop in 2012.  We now provide contract glassing to some of the areas most notable surfboard labels as well as the average backyard shaper.