Any of you who have attended the Board Room shows in San Diego will be familiar with Dane and his impecible work. This is from Dane's website and provides a little insight into his background, acomplishments and offerings.
"VULCAN Surfboards is the inspiration of surfer, shaper, author, 3rd generation artist and California native Dane Hantz. Drawing upon his history in working with the most highly acclaimed shapers in the industry from Takayama, ...Lost, Al Merrick, Gary Linden, Allen, tomo, Hynson and many other fine craftsman both large scale and exclusive Dane has refined his experience into VULCAN.
VULCAN is an amalgam of engineering principles, fundamental designs, & obsessive attention to detail. There's a reason why our boards have won Best High Performance Shortboard Design for both 2013 and 2014 at the Boardroom International and are currently on display at two museums, the California Surf Museum and the Surfing Heritage Foundation. VULCAN has been featured in SURFER Magazine, reviewed by the Inertia and tested by Comparesurf.com to great acclaim."
So remember Dane is our guest on this thread (you can beat him up later when he drops in on other threads, ha?), and remember the "RULE": You ask the questions and Dane alone answers them. I'll also mention that like many others on the vangard of the buisness, Dane has some pretty cool tech going. No one is obligated to divulge anything they don't want to divulge. Unlike most of us, Dane and other Pro's make a living at this and keep an edge is crucial.
Ok, let's get this starty parted.
all the best