I posted an old photo from 1977 of me taking off at Pipeline recently

I posted an old photo from 1977 of me taking off at Pipeline recently
I posted an old photo from 1977 of me taking off at Pipeline recently. My body was positioned with both my arms extended behind me. At the time I never realised I took off like this. Since that post I’ve been sent some other photos where I’m in a…

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Kyle’s finished Color design on his new board

Kyle's finished Color design on his new board
Kyle’s finished Color design on his new board. It’s one of my “Lone Ranger” models, 5’7″ long, 20″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The paints he used were water based acrylic, sample pots from a hardware store…

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My son Kyle using a rubber Glassing squeegee to spread & remove the excess paint

My son Kyle using a rubber Glassing squeegee to spread & remove the excess paint from the design on his board
My son Kyle using a rubber Glassing squeegee to spread & remove the excess paint from the design on his board. Yesterday’s post showed him pouring lines of water based acrylic paint directly onto the foam. Even if you use the same colors &…

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My son Kyle doing a Color design on a board I shaped for him

My son Kyle doing a Color design on a board I shaped for him
My son Kyle doing a Color design on a board I shaped for him. He’s pouring lines of water based paint directly onto the foam & the Color will be spread with a rubber Glassing squeegee. The board is a 5’7″ Lone Ranger” model, 20″…

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A selection of Retro models which recently arrived at Beach Beat in Caloundra on the

A selection of Retro models which recently arrived at Beach Beat in Caloundra on the Sunny Coast
A selection of Retro models which recently arrived at Beach Beat in Caloundra on the Sunny Coast. From Left to Right, 1978 & 1980 Twin Fins, a “Sting” & a 1976 Bustin Down The Door wing pin single fin. @beach_beat #mrretrosting #mrstingmodel…

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A F/A 18 Hornet ?

A F/A 18 Hornet ?
A F/A 18 Hornet ? .. From the Williamtown RAAF base putting on an amazing aerial display over Newcastle Harbour, Stockton & Newcastle Beach. This was just prior to the Newcastle 500 Supercars second race yesterday afternoon. My phone video is not very…

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Five computer cut pre shapes for my friend Tim Ryan’s new quiver

Five computer cut pre shapes for my friend Tim Ryan's new quiver
Five computer cut pre shapes for my friend Tim Ryan’s new quiver. They are all “Bushranger” models & the tail shapes will be round pins & round tails. From Left to Right, up against the wall, 7’8″, 7’0″,…

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Pictures of the finished spray that I did on my Super Twin

Pictures of the finished spray that I did on my Super Twin
Pictures of the finished spray that I did on my Super Twin. A coloured rail is about as basic as a spray gets but hard to beat as they always look clean. Depending on the tape up they usually compliment & highlight the boards outline…. Answers to…

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Pulling the tape & paper on the Fluro green rail spray I did on my

Pulling the tape & paper on the Fluro green rail spray I did on my Super Twin
Pulling the tape & paper on the Fluro green rail spray I did on my Super Twin. I find the tape pull unveiling the best part of spraying a Color design. The colors usually always look great against the white of the foam. #markrichardssurfboards #mrtwinfin…

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A rail spray I did on my Super Twin with Fluro Green water based paint

A rail spray I did on my Super Twin with Fluro Green water based paint
A rail spray I did on my Super Twin with Fluro Green water based paint. It only took me about ten minutes to spray on the Color, but over an hour to tape the rail lap, paper the deck & also tape the bottom edge & paper the bottom. I’m a slow taper,…

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