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I took this photo a few days ago of my Toyota Kluger packed for the

I took this photo a few days ago of my Toyota Kluger packed for the trip north to the Hurley HPC for my annual Surfing Australia junior training camp on the NSW Coast I took this photo a few days ago of my Toyota Kluger packed for the trip north to the Hurley HPC for my annual Surfing Australia junior training camp on the NSW Coast. Three boards in the white covers & three shaped blanks which were dropped off at PSM in…

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Some vision of me blending the edges of the three main rail bands with a

Some vision of me blending the edges of the three main rail bands with a Skil 100 Planer Some vision of me blending the edges of the three main rail bands with a Skil 100 Planer. The model I’m shaping is a “Super Twin” & the blank is a Burford. @burfordblanks @slimes_surf_skate #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever…

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This is a 1978 “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas

This is a 1978 "Free Ride" Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas This is a 1978 “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas. It’s the same dimensions as my board from that year, 6’4″ long, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Mono will be spraying it replicating the original…

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Two of the boards I shaped last week, both are new updated versions of my

Two of the boards I shaped last week, both are new updated versions of my Super Twin model Two of the boards I shaped last week, both are new updated versions of my Super Twin model. Some of the changes are, a slightly fuller nose curve outline, less deck roll resulting in a fuller rail, an increase in the double concave under the back foot &…

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The target design I finished last night

The target design I finished last night The target design I finished last night. I taped up the circles & hand painted them with a small paint brush & water based Fluro paint. Trying to draw circles on to a shaped blank & space them evenly used to do my head in until Terry Shin showed me…

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A target design I just taped up which seriously tested my taping skills

A target design I just taped up which seriously tested my taping skills A target design I just taped up which seriously tested my taping skills. I’ve done target designs on some of my own boards in the past but haven’t taped them, usually just hand painting the colors with a small brush. If you are super careful you…

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Newcastle Slimes Surf & Skate Board store manager Tim Dickson’s custom “Bushranger Round Tail” model

Newcastle Slimes Surf & Skate Board store manager Tim Dickson's custom "Bushranger Round Tail" model Newcastle Slimes Surf & Skate Board store manager Tim Dickson’s custom “Bushranger Round Tail” model. Its 6’1″, 181/2″ wide & 23/16″ thick. It was shaped from a Burford Blank & has a Single…

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A shaped Channel bottom from a Burford Blank for my friend Mick Adam

A shaped Channel bottom from a Burford Blank for my friend Mick Adam A shaped Channel bottom from a Burford Blank for my friend Mick Adam. It’s 5’10”, 191/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The shape was based on a “Spitfire” model with some changes. New wing shape, lower rocker,…

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Vision of the beak nose on a shape for Reid Pinder, it’s a 1980 Retro

Vision of the beak nose on a shape for Reid Pinder, it's a 1980 Retro Pro model, 6'0" long, 20" wide & 23/4" thick Vision of the beak nose on a shape for Reid Pinder, it’s a 1980 Retro Pro model, 6’0″ long, 20″ wide & 23/4″ thick. Reid is living in Hossegor, France & the initial order for this board came via Luke Egan with Reid…

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Some vision of me working on a rail band with a Skil 100 Planer

Some vision of me working on a rail band with a Skil 100 Planer Some vision of me working on a rail band with a Skil 100 Planer. It’s a KKL computer cut which comes with the rails already banded but I re – templated it taking about 1/2″ off the outline which squared the rail so it needed some planer work.…

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