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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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A shaped Channel bottom blank for my friend Mick Adam who will glass it himself

A shaped Channel bottom blank for my friend Mick Adam who will glass it himself A shaped Channel bottom blank for my friend Mick Adam who will glass it himself. It’s 5’10”, 191/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The model is a “Spitfire” with some changes. New wing shape, lower rocker, more…

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My son Nathan with a “Spitfire” model that he did the color design on by

My son Nathan with a "Spitfire" model that he did the color design on by pouring paint in lines onto the shaped blank then spreading it with a squeegee My son Nathan with a “Spitfire” model that he did the color design on by pouring paint in lines onto the shaped blank then spreading it with a squeegee. It’s 5’9″ long, 193/4″ wide & 23/8″ thick. Wing swallow,…

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A shaped blank for my friend Mick Adam who will glass it himself

A shaped blank for my friend Mick Adam who will glass it himself A shaped blank for my friend Mick Adam who will glass it himself. It’s 6’0″, 191/4″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The model is a “Spitfire” with some changes. New wing shape, lower rocker, more nose area & 4…

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Mick Adam with Harry Finlay Jones custom “Spitfire model”

Mick Adam with Harry Finlay Jones custom "Spitfire model" Mick Adam with Harry Finlay Jones custom “Spitfire model”. It’s 6’0″, 191/4″ wide & 23/8″ thick. This model has been around for ages & it continues to be reasonably popular. It goes against the…

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Part 3, Peeling the tape off the water based paint design on a “Spitfire” model

Part 3, Peeling the tape off the water based paint design on a "Spitfire" model Part 3, Peeling the tape off the water based paint design on a “Spitfire” model. This is the second best part of doing one of these designs, although at this point you start to wonder if the color mix may have been better with more of one color &…

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Part 2, Progress vision of a water based paint design on a “Spitfire” model

Part 2, Progress vision of a water based paint design on a "Spitfire" model Part 2, Progress vision of a water based paint design on a “Spitfire” model. My son Nathan is using a rubber glassing squeegee to spread & remove excess paint from the design. This is the best part of doing one of these where you see how the…

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The start of a squeegee design on a Spitfire model

The start of a squeegee design on a Spitfire model The start of a squeegee design on a Spitfire model. My son Nathan is pouring water based paint onto a shaped blank. The paint has been thinned slightly. #markrichardssurfboards @nathanrichards @mayhemb3_mattbiolos #mrspitfire #mrspitfiremodel…

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A “Spitfire” model I finished shaping late yesterday afternoon

A "Spitfire" model I finished shaping late yesterday afternoon A “Spitfire” model I finished shaping late yesterday afternoon. It has a wing swallow tail & usually a Single To Double Concave bottom. On this one I decided to shape a Bonzer into the Concave’s as an experiment. I was happy with…

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Fletch with Kristy Old’s custom “Spitfire” model outside Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle

Fletch with Kristy Old's custom "Spitfire" model outside Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle Fletch with Kristy Old’s custom “Spitfire” model outside Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. It’s 5’8″, 191/4″ wide & 23/8″ thick. This model is virtually identical to a Super Twin except…

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