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Mono’s spray rack at PSM Glassing in Byron Bay

Mono's spray rack at PSM Glassing in Byron Bay Mono’s spray rack at PSM Glassing in Byron Bay. I sprayed the 7’4″ half green, half orange board at the front of the rack, It’s my 1979 Replica of one of the single fins I rode in the Hawaiian contests in 1979. Mono sprayed the rest…

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My 7’0″ 1979 Retro Round Pin single fin in the sprayed boards / awaiting Glassing

My 7'0" 1979 Retro Round Pin single fin in the sprayed boards / awaiting Glassing rack at PSM in Byron Bay My 7’0″ 1979 Retro Round Pin single fin in the sprayed boards / awaiting Glassing rack at PSM in Byron Bay. The two Sting models behind it with the “burnt look” colors were sprayed by Mono. Both are going up to Beach Beat surf shop…

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I know I’m bordering on overkill posting the spray process on this board, so promise

I know I'm bordering on overkill posting the spray process on this board, so promise this is the last one I know I’m bordering on overkill posting the spray process on this board, so promise this is the last one. The finished spray on the 7’0″ 1979 Retro Single Fin. The Lightning Yellow on the LHS is from the same container of paint I used on…

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Unveiling the Color design on the 7’0″ replica, pulling the tape is the best part

Unveiling the Color design on the 7'0" replica, pulling the tape is the best part of doing a spray Unveiling the Color design on the 7’0″ replica, pulling the tape is the best part of doing a spray. I used Fluro water based paint to spray it in the same colors as the original two 7’0″ boards from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver. Half Lightning…

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Progress photos of the Color spraying process on my 7’0″ 1979 Retro round pin single

Progress photos of the Color spraying process on my 7'0" 1979 Retro round pin single fin model using water based paints Progress photos of the Color spraying process on my 7’0″ 1979 Retro round pin single fin model using water based paints. The LHS has been sprayed Fluro Arc Yellow. The other side is Fluro Orange. @fiberglasshawaii #markrichardssprays #markrichardsshapes…

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Some photos of the Color spraying process on my 7’0″ 1979 round pin single fin

Some photos of the Color spraying process on my 7'0" 1979 round pin single fin model Some photos of the Color spraying process on my 7’0″ 1979 round pin single fin model. Starting with the initial taped photo pre spraying, then shots with the Fluro Orange applied. The other side will be Fluro Yellow. I’m using the same…

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Shaping finished on the third board in the recreation on my 1979 Hawaiian round pin

Shaping finished on the third board in the recreation on my 1979 Hawaiian round pin single fin contest quiver Shaping finished on the third board in the recreation on my 1979 Hawaiian round pin single fin contest quiver. Its 7’0″ long. Flat panel Vee bottom with a hard tucked under edge running from nose to tail. Shaped out of a Burford Blank. @burfordblanks…

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Progress photos, rails banded on the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7’0″ round

Progress photos, rails banded on the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7'0" round pin single fin Progress photos, rails banded on the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7’0″ round pin single fin. The original boards were made in 1979 & shaped from USA made Clark blanks which I had bought home from Hawaii the previous season. The…

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Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979

Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7'0" single fin Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7’0″ single fin. It’s the last board in the three board quiver from that year which I’ve been in the process of recreating. The lengths of the others are…

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This will be the third board in the project of recreating my Hawaiian quiver from

This will be the third board in the project of recreating my Hawaiian quiver from 1979 which consisted of 3 round pin single fins This will be the third board in the project of recreating my Hawaiian quiver from 1979 which consisted of 3 round pin single fins. This one will be 7’0″ long & I’m using the same cardboard template that I’d made to use for the…

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