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This is a good example of how I have been able to remake my Retro

This is a good example of how I have been able to remake my Retro models accurately This is a good example of how I have been able to remake my Retro models accurately. For some of the models I have had the original board to refer to. For all the models I’ve used the original plan shape templates. Some had shaping notes written on the…

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Haleiwa, Hawaiian Winter 1979 / 80, Im riding a 7’4″ round pin single fin

Haleiwa, Hawaiian Winter 1979 / 80, Im riding a 7'4" round pin single fin Haleiwa, Hawaiian Winter 1979 / 80, Im riding a 7’4″ round pin single fin. This is the next board I’m recreating as part of my project to remake the three board quiver that I shaped for that season. This 7’4″ in the photo is…

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Unveiling the Color design on the 6’8″ replica single fin which is the best part

Unveiling the Color design on the 6'8" replica single fin which is the best part of doing a spray Unveiling the Color design on the 6’8″ replica single fin which is the best part of doing a spray. I used Fluro water based paint to spray it in the same colors as the original board from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver. Half green & half orange. I…

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I’ve sprayed the replica 6’8″ In the same Fluro colors as the original board from

I've sprayed the replica 6'8" In the same Fluro colors as the original board from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver I’ve sprayed the replica 6’8″ In the same Fluro colors as the original board from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver. Half green & half orange. It took me ages to tape the laps & paper the board, then reverse the process for the second Color.…

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Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 6’8″ single fin

Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 6'8" single fin Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 6’8″ single fin. The original board was made in 1979 & was one of a three board quiver that I took to Hawaii for the contest season. Shaped from a Burford Blank. @burfordblanks @darrenburford66…

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Recreating my 6’8″ 1979 Hawaii contest quiver round pin single fin

Recreating my 6'8" 1979 Hawaii contest quiver round pin single fin Recreating my 6’8″ 1979 Hawaii contest quiver round pin single fin. This is the same cardboard template that I’d made & used for the original board in 1979. I also still have the page of shaping notes detailing its rocker & thickness…

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This is one of the 3 boards I made in August 1979 to take to

This is one of the 3 boards I made in August 1979 to take to Hawaii for the contest season This is one of the 3 boards I made in August 1979 to take to Hawaii for the contest season. I shaped, sprayed, glassed, sanded, gloss coated & polished all of them. Sizes were 6’8″, 7’0″, & 7’4″. All round…

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My Weekend homework, coming up with a variety of sprays & filling in order forms

My Weekend homework, coming up with a variety of sprays & filling in order forms for a batch of stock Retro Single Fin & Twin Fin models My Weekend homework, coming up with a variety of sprays & filling in order forms for a batch of stock Retro Single Fin & Twin Fin models. They were just ordered by Slimes Surf & Skate stores in Newcastle & Erina on the Central Coast. Unless…

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A shot of an epic line up of 1970’s & 80’s MR’s from the Sunshine

A shot of an epic line up of 1970's & 80's MR's from the Sunshine Coast vintage surfboard day A shot of an epic line up of 1970’s & 80’s MR’s from the Sunshine Coast vintage surfboard day. All Twin Fins with one single fin ( pink one – third board from the RHS. ) Re Posted from @ghost.racks #markrichardssurfboards #twinfinsrule…

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A batch of custom orders that arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle last

A batch of custom orders that arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle last week A batch of custom orders that arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle last week. From left to right, Peter Ljubic – 6’1″ Bushranger Round Tail. Andrew Feeney – 7’4″ Bush Ranger, Rae River- 5’10”…

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