DL Skateboards

I screwed up and posted this accidently in alt picture newsgroup. I would appreciate it if folks responded to this post here. Sorry about that.
I read a couple stories about this couple. They started in New York and moved to California. He is a woodworker. She is an artist. They buy oak boards and make skateboards. He builds them. She paints them. Without an kind of marketing, they have become the hot new board for the skateboard crowd.
I found this story interesting for a number of reasons. They started out in their apartment, moved to a truck in the street and worked in their front yard. They have a shop now. And no big tools. They use power tools, but everything is hand held and a small bench. She paints them to look like retro surfboards. They are quality products designed to last a long time.
And it happened all by accident. They started building their own boards and it grew from there. No business plan, no financing, no fancy digs, no big shop. A few hand tools and paintbrushes. Two young kids go out and start a business building things by hand. I remember the crude skate boards we made 40 years ago. These are much better.
I am no skateboarder (borderline suicide activity for me) but they are considered to be elite suppliers to that culture. Any way, there a a number of stories, videos, etc out there. Just look up DL Skateboards. Their website is here.
<http://dlboards.com/ Google images has some pictures of the boards. Anyway, it is inspiration to see some kids go out there and make a living and do well working with their hands. And creating quality products that are built one at a time by hand. Although this is an alien culture to me, these kids are alright. It also shows the synergy that happens when a woodworker gets together with an artist.
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