Photography by Mark Marchesi
Carving boards and waves with the maker of all-wood Grain Surfboards.
Mike LaVecchia and Brad Anderson own Grain Surfboards, a small company on the coast of Maine making wooden surfboards and DIY surfboard kits from sustainably cut, locally milled northern white cedar. Born in LaVecchia’s basement in 2005, the company now employs seven people.
The handmade boards are computer-designed to maximize the efficient use of the wood — to “save some trees but ...