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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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Mick Taylor’s custom “Super Twin” model

Mick Taylor's custom "Super Twin" model Mick Taylor’s custom “Super Twin” model. It’s 5’7″ long, 195/8″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The pre – shape for this wasn’t cut from my Super Twin computer program. It was cut from the “Lone…

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My son Kyle collecting his “Lone Ranger” model from Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street,

My son Kyle collecting his "Lone Ranger" model from Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle My son Kyle collecting his “Lone Ranger” model from Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle. This is the board he did the color design on recently. The paint is water based acrylic & was applied to the foam before glassing. It was…

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Kyle’s finished color design

Kyle's finished color design Kyle’s finished color design. The paint is water based acrylic & was applied to the foam before glassing. This is his first attempt at doing a color design on one of his own boards. I’m sure I’m a biased parent, but I reckon he went…

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Video Of my son Kyle’s first few passes using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread

Video Of my son Kyle's first few passes using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread out the lines of paint on his board Video Of my son Kyle’s first few passes using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread out the lines of paint on his board. The paint is water based acrylic. Seeing the colors combine as you squeegee is the best part of doing these type of designs. #mrloneranger…

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Video Of my son Kyle’s first few passes using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread

Video Of my son Kyle's first few passes using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread out the lines of paint on his board Video Of my son Kyle’s first few passes using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread out the lines of paint on his board. The paint is water based acrylic. Seeing the colors combine as you squeegee is the best part of doing these type of designs. #markeichardssurfboards…

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My Son Kyle starting to do a color design on his new board

My Son Kyle starting to do a color design on his new board My Son Kyle starting to do a color design on his new board. The lines of paint will be spread out with a rubber glassing squeegee. He tortured himself trying to decide on the design & especially on what colors to use. #markeichardssurfboards #mrloneranger…

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A “Lone Ranger” model featuring a color spray by @tapedoff This is a Thruster &

A "Lone Ranger" model featuring a color spray by @tapedoff This is a Thruster & it was glassed & finished by the talented team at Moonlight Glassing, & Lost surfboards in San Clemente, California A “Lone Ranger” model featuring a color spray by @tapedoff This is a Thruster & it was glassed & finished by the talented team at Moonlight Glassing, & Lost surfboards in San Clemente, California. @tapedoff #markrichardssurfboards…

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This is Mick Adam’s “Lone Ranger” model that I shaped for him last week from

This is Mick Adam's "Lone Ranger" model that I shaped for him last week from a computer cut pre - shape This is Mick Adam’s “Lone Ranger” model that I shaped for him last week from a computer cut pre – shape. At this stage I had just hand sanded off the grooves that the KKL machine’s cutting bit leaves in the blank. Next step…

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