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Two boards for Mauricio Abreu who lives in Hawaii

Two boards for Mauricio Abreu who lives in Hawaii Two boards for Mauricio Abreu who lives in Hawaii. A Concave Retro Twin Fin, 5’8″, 193/4″ wide & 23/4″ thick & a Super Twin model which is 5’10” long, 193/4″ wide & 21/2″ thick. Both boards…

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I’m cutting out the Swallow Tail on Stephen Bell’s Super Twin at Euroglass where Belly

I'm cutting out the Swallow Tail on Stephen Bell's Super Twin at Euroglass where Belly is the head honcho I’m cutting out the Swallow Tail on Stephen Bell’s Super Twin at Euroglass where Belly is the head honcho. He is also the Quiksilver team manager. Paul Hyde who shapes & sands at Euroglass is overlooking the process making sure I give Belly’s…

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A batch of new stock “STB -4” Super Twin models in various sizes

A batch of new stock "STB -4" Super Twin models in various sizes A batch of new stock “STB -4” Super Twin models in various sizes. They have recently arrived at Slimes Surf & skate stores in Newcastle & Erina on the Central Coast. @kakek_slime @slimesboardstore #markrichardssurfboards #mrtwinfin…

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Vision of an AKU shaping machine at Euroglass in France in action

Vision of an AKU shaping machine at Euroglass in France in action Vision of an AKU shaping machine at Euroglass in France in action. It’s cutting one of my Super Twin models from a Burford Blank. When I see one of these in action I kinda get mesmerised, I can’t stop watching & marvelling at the accuracy…

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A Super Twin model I shaped for Leonardo Fioravanti at Euroglass in France yesterday

A Super Twin model I shaped for Leonardo Fioravanti at Euroglass in France yesterday A Super Twin model I shaped for Leonardo Fioravanti at Euroglass in France yesterday. It’s 5’10”, 193/4″ wide & 21/2″ thick. I took the photo in Phil Grace’s shaping room. It’s a challenge finishing…

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I’m with Christian Bradley at Euroglass in France

I'm with Christian Bradley at Euroglass in France I’m with Christian Bradley at Euroglass in France. Christian has just taken a series of measurements from my 6’0″ Super Twin & is in the process of creating an AKU computer cut file for it. As I’m totally computer useless…

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A stock Super Twin, its 6’0″, 20″ wide & 21/2″ thick

A stock Super Twin, its 6'0", 20" wide & 21/2" thick A stock Super Twin, its 6’0″, 20″ wide & 21/2″ thick. 32 Litres. I’ve been doing this model for years & its now into its 4th generation of design improvements. It’s KKL computer cut code is “STB –…

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Pool questions/answers at end, I know I’m going straight in this picture between turns but

Pool questions/answers at end, I know I'm going straight in this picture between turns but I absolutely love the way my board is sitting in the water with just the inside rail & tail engaged Pool questions/answers at end, I know I’m going straight in this picture between turns but I absolutely love the way my board is sitting in the water with just the inside rail & tail engaged. No doubt the quality of the Pool wave helped but this…

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A bottom turn shot Peter Townend took of me in the Pool

A bottom turn shot Peter Townend took of me in the Pool A bottom turn shot Peter Townend took of me in the Pool. I’ll try to make this my last Pool post but getting to surf it has got me the most excited about something than I have been in a long time. More Answers to questions asked… . Yes the wave generating…

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A couple of shots of me tubed in Kelly’s Pool

A couple of shots of me tubed in Kelly's Pool A couple of shots of me tubed in Kelly’s Pool… I’ll try to answer a few of the questions I’ve been asked… The water is not heated & it did not feel cold, while I was there nearly everyone surfed in boardshorts or shorts…

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