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I’m cutting out the Swallow Tail on Stephen Bell’s Super Twin at Euroglass where Belly

I'm cutting out the Swallow Tail on Stephen Bell's Super Twin at Euroglass where Belly is the head honcho I’m cutting out the Swallow Tail on Stephen Bell’s Super Twin at Euroglass where Belly is the head honcho. He is also the Quiksilver team manager. Paul Hyde who shapes & sands at Euroglass is overlooking the process making sure I give Belly’s…

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A shot of me shaping at Euroglass in France

A shot of me shaping at Euroglass in France A shot of me shaping at Euroglass in France. I know what your thinking, NO !!! Thankfully all the computer cut pre shapes lined up outside the room are not boards of mine that I have to finish. Photo by, @ryanheywood @quiksilver @euroglass #quikprofrance…

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A Super Twin model I shaped recently for Mauricio Abreu who lives in Hawaii

A Super Twin model I shaped recently for Mauricio Abreu who lives in Hawaii A Super Twin model I shaped recently for Mauricio Abreu who lives in Hawaii. It’s 5’10” long, 193/4″ wide & 21/2″ thick. We haven’t figured out how to get it to him yet as we usually don’t export due to the…

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My Super Twin model from yesterday’s post, single pin line design with the tape removed

My Super Twin model from yesterday's post, single pin line design with the tape removed My Super Twin model from yesterday’s post, single pin line design with the tape removed. Usually a pin line on the foam is sprayed but I hand painted it with a small brush. I was worried that the water based Fluro paint would bleed under the edges of the…

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This is a Super Twin I shaped for myself from a Burford Blank where I

This is a Super Twin I shaped for myself from a Burford Blank where I decided to do a single pin line design This is a Super Twin I shaped for myself from a Burford Blank where I decided to do a single pin line design. Usually a pin line on the foam is sprayed but I decided to hand paint it with a small brush. I’m really slow at taping up sprays, it took me about an…

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A “Bushranger 3” model l finished yesterday afternoon for my son Nathan

A "Bushranger 3" model l finished yesterday afternoon for my son Nathan A “Bushranger 3″ model l finished yesterday afternoon for my son Nathan. It’s 5’10”, 20″ wide & 23/8″ thick. This is a new model which replaces the “Bushranger 2”. The plan shape &…

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Slimes Surf & Skate manager Tim Dickson’s “Bushranger” step up model which I finished Friday

Slimes Surf & Skate manager Tim Dickson's "Bushranger" step up model which I finished Friday arvo Slimes Surf & Skate manager Tim Dickson’s “Bushranger” step up model which I finished Friday arvo. It’s 5’9″, 181/2″ wide & 23/16″ thick. This is a replacement for an identical board that…

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My shaping stands are the second set I’ve had & are roughly 40 years old

My shaping stands are the second set I've had & are roughly 40 years old My shaping stands are the second set I’ve had & are roughly 40 years old. They were made in Newcastle by Glen Hartin Steel Fabrications. My first set had no height adjustment & were quite low so I had to bend over a lot when shaping. After spending…

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This is a “Bushranger” model with a Rounded Square Tail that I shaped recently

This is a "Bushranger" model with a Rounded Square Tail that I shaped recently This is a “Bushranger” model with a Rounded Square Tail that I shaped recently. The corners of the tail on this board are a little rounder than the stock model tail. This was a combination of three different tail templates & I really liked…

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Some walk around vision of a stock 6’2″ Super Twin model that I finished recently

Some walk around vision of a stock 6'2" Super Twin model that I finished recently Some walk around vision of a stock 6’2″ Super Twin model that I finished recently. It’s 201/4″ wide & 25/8″ thick. The live Pearl Jam CD playing in my shaping room is from the 2014 “Big Day Out” concert…

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