Salt of the Earth Studio Handplane


An essential toy for the ocean.


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Salt of the Earth studio are an adventure and design company based in the wild and beautiful north-west coast of Ireland. These handplanes are used to bodysurf in the ocean and are made according to proven designs, which work in a wide range of surf. Built by hand from Cherrywood and oiled with Danish Oil they are durable and really fun to ride. Concaves and tail shape help to track across the face, leaving the rider with the ultimate feeling of ocean connection.

  • Measures  L: 35.5cm W: 20cm

Watch handplane designer, shaper and surfer Barry Mottershead doing some field testing in some hollow barrels on the west coast of Ireland. These handplanes are made from White Oak or Cherry and are sealed with a custom oil mix. For more info check out

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