How To Buy 40 Acres in Texas and Build a tiny home for under 10K

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Nine years ago John Wells sold his heavily-mortgaged home in upstate New York and bought 40 acres in West Texas for $8000. The area (Brewster County) is so isolated there are no codes or zoning restrictions so Wells built his own tiny home (in 9 days with $1600) relying on his set-building experience. Not wanting…

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Terasu Presents: How To Find Freedom With A Gentem Fish

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Gentem Stick has undoubtedly made a huge impact on the snowboard world by harking back to the roots of snowboarding, which lie in surfing. There’s an emphasis on understanding the terrain and thinking about what it means to be engaged with the mountains.   From Gentem:The wave and the snow. These two elements are similar…

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Happy Campers: Jake Voss

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Here’s a look at logger, Jake Voss’, modifications to his VW Transporter to get it ready for long road trips into far off destinations. He’s not living in it full time, but these stints on the road are breaking it in nicely, should he ever decide to make the plunge. Read on for details on…

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TED Talks, redesigning consumer habits and turning trash into shoes in Bali

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The road to TEDx was a real life journey of will-power and dedication like I had never experienced before. Although I have given many talks in my career this one was different. To me, it was the superbowl of talks so I needed to be ready. Luckily, I had a great coach named Heather and…

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Happy Campers: Trevor Gordon

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Trevor Gordon is a Rincon local, artist and world-traveling surfer. But he’s also a dude who spends a lot of time in a camper. He recently completed work on a 1991 Jeep Comanche in order to spend more time in remote corners of the world. He talked with Cy about the conversion process to get…

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Dusty Payne, Balaram Stack and Pat Schmidt Harvesting Winter Surf In The Frigid Northeast

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Filmmaker, Corey Frank, recently sat down with Korduroy producer, Charles Post, to tell us about a winter adventure that will go down as one for the books. A stellar crew including Pat Schmidt, Balaram Stack and Dusty Payne piled into a van and hit the road North towards the slabby and snow-kissed shores of the…

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OUTside INspiration by Ben Weiland

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Where are artists looking for inspiration? A Korduroy.TV original series, OUTside INspiration, examines what inspires creative surfers that has nothing to do with surfing. Artist Ben Weiland gives us a glimpse into where he is looking for inspiration to help guide his art. “The following pictures show some of the sources I look to for ideas….

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Bruce Gold: The Last Of The Great Surfing Hippies

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Bruce Gold is the ultimate surfing hippie. He has sacrificed everything to surf the best waves in the world. He quit his job in his early twenties and moved to Jeffreys Bay. He is now 69 years old and still going strong. Bruce Gold – The last of the great surfing hippies from Anders Melchior…

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