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Merry Xmas everyone

Merry Xmas everyone Merry Xmas everyone… My daughter took this photo at 5-45 am yesterday on the beach at the “Cliff” just along from Bar Beach. I’d gone down for the annual Xmas eve sunrise “Santa Surf”. The only problem was the beach…

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Kyle’s finished Color design on his new board

Kyle's finished Color design on his new board Kyle’s finished Color design on his new board. It’s one of my “Lone Ranger” models, 5’7″ long, 20″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The paints he used were water based acrylic, sample pots from a hardware store…

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My son Kyle using a rubber Glassing squeegee to spread & remove the excess paint

My son Kyle using a rubber Glassing squeegee to spread & remove the excess paint from the design on his board My son Kyle using a rubber Glassing squeegee to spread & remove the excess paint from the design on his board. Yesterday’s post showed him pouring lines of water based acrylic paint directly onto the foam. Even if you use the same colors &…

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My son Kyle doing a Color design on a board I shaped for him

My son Kyle doing a Color design on a board I shaped for him My son Kyle doing a Color design on a board I shaped for him. He’s pouring lines of water based paint directly onto the foam & the Color will be spread with a rubber Glassing squeegee. The board is a 5’7″ Lone Ranger” model, 20″…

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My 6’1″, 201/4″ wide, 25/8″ thick “Lone Ranger” model

My 6'1", 201/4" wide, 25/8" thick "Lone Ranger" model My 6’1″, 201/4″ wide, 25/8″ thick “Lone Ranger” model. This model usually has a Thruster fin set up using FCS 2 plugs, a rounded square tail & a single to double concave bottom. I shaped it from an extra computer…

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Darren Phillips custom “Lone Ranger” model ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle

Darren Phillips custom "Lone Ranger" model ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle Darren Phillips custom “Lone Ranger” model ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. 6’8″, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. The stock tail on this board is a Rounded Square but Darren wanted a Round Tail…

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Some custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle

Some custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle Some custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. From Left to Right, A 6’6″ Flying Fish, Tim’s 6’0″ 1982 Concave Retro Twin Fin, Darren Phillips 6’8″ Lone Ranger model, Zac Settimo’s…

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Some custom orders for Slimes Surf shop in Newcastle sprayed by Mono waiting for Mick

Some custom orders for Slimes Surf shop in Newcastle sprayed by Mono waiting for Mick to glass Some custom orders for Slimes Surf shop in Newcastle sprayed by Mono waiting for Mick to glass. From Left to Right, Zac Settimo’s 5’10” Flying Fish model, Craig Anderson’s 1980 Retro Twin Fin model, Darren Phillips 6’8″…

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A few custom orders for Slimes Surf shop in Newcastle waiting for Mono to spray

A few custom orders for Slimes Surf shop in Newcastle waiting for Mono to spray shaped from Burford Blanks A few custom orders for Slimes Surf shop in Newcastle waiting for Mono to spray shaped from Burford Blanks. From Left to Right, Zac Settimo’s 5’10” Flying Fish model, a 6’0″ 1982 Concave Retro Twin Fin model for Tim &…

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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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