ABOUT THE SoB SHOP
We are the Sons of the Beach Sand Castle Wizards and we do sand. We designed and manufacture the stainless steel sand carving tools because we needed them for ourselves -- and we are always on the lookout for other useful items that will help us - and others - have more fun at the beach.
We are a small "mom & pop" operation.* We are working sand sculptors who just happen to run a retail operation as well. We don't have a building or employees - so when you call for assistance, you are calling a real home with real dogs and real people who like to sleep at night.
We will make every effort to get your order shipped within hours of its submission -- but when we are traveling (primarily during the summer and early fall) it could take a week or more.
We understand that puts a burr under the old bathing suit sometimes.... but that's life on the sandpile.
*yes, we still say that -- even though "mom" (sandy feet) and "pop" (Amazin' Walter) got divorced back in 1992, we continue to bicker as often and with perhaps more affection than we ever did when we were married.)
We accept Paypal, VISA, Discover and MasterCard when you use our online shopping cart. Alternatively, you may send a check to SOB, P.O. Box 2694, South Padre Island, TX 78597. (Note, if you send a check via snail mail we will have to wait for it to clear before we ship.)
All prices quoted throughout these pages include ground or USPS priority shipping throughout the US.
Allow up to 2 weeks for delivery. Delivery usually takes 2-4 days.
If you wanted it yesterday, you should have ordered it two weeks ago ;-) but we understand that sometimes you just gotta have it sooner. If we aren't too busy we will make every effort to accommodate your needs. At checkout you will find a "comments" field where you can tell us how you want your item(s) shipped, the highest you are willing to pay for speed, etc. and we will get right back to you with an estimate. We will not ship or charge your card until we get an okay from you.
Generally speaking - we will ship 2nd day air for an additional $25.00; or guaranteed overnight for an additional $45.00. Prices may vary depending on the size of the order -- but probably not by much.
Shipping Outside the U.S. - We are happy to ship anywhere mail is delivered. Fill out the order form including your credit card information and we will respond with a shipping estimate for your approval.
We aren't happy if you aren't. We have made every effort to faithfully represent the items that we sell, but if you don't get what you were expecting when you expected it we will be happy to fully refund the cost of the item upon its return. (We reserve the right to charge a nominal re-stocking fee.)
We hate spam as much as you do. Maybe more. We will not call you unless we need to clarify something regarding your order. Ditto for E-mail. We also will not share or sell your contact information with anyone. That is a promise.
Now.... Ready to get back to shopping?
|Some of Our Favorite Links:
The Sons of the Beach Homepage
Sand Castle Central
South Padre Island Info
Sandy feet's Homepage
Amazin' Walter's Homepage
Christy the Clown
Don "Dad-Feets" Wierenga
Debra Wierenga - Poet
Ray-Bo -- Licensed Ceremonialist