15 Awesome DIY Projects You Can Do With Your Old Surfboard

Just because you can't ride it, that doesn't mean you should throw it away....

Every surfer knows that one of the worst feelings in the world is when your favourite board gets a bit old and you can’t ride it anymore.

After years of riding waves together, it can be pretty heartbreaking to throw an old board away, so many of them end up sat in garden sheds across the country, gathering dust.

Retired boards don’t need to be stored away and forgotten about however, there are many cool and unusual ways that you can give them a second life in your home.

From tables, to lights, to showers, it turns out that surfboards can be turned into hundreds of different types of house decor. You get to keep your old board and your house looks a little more rad, win win!

These guys have come up with some amazing ideas, check out these surfboard creations below….

  1. This outdoor shower

2) Or these post boxes

3) These guys made a message board

4) What about this cool gate?

5) awesome artist Katy Helen creates amazing mirrors from old surfboards

Pic: Katy Helen

6) A surfer’s bedroom….


7) And a surfer’s lights

8) This table is a rad way to repurpose a log

9) And this is an awesome use of old fins!

10) This is the raddest home bar we’ve Ever Seen

11) Simple but effective

12) Just don’t try and surf after using this board…

13) Very cool chair, just watch your head on the fins…


14) Super clever way to use an old longboard

15) Surfing and snooker, the perfect couple!

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