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Vision of me shaping using a Skil 100 planer on its side to clean up

Vision of me shaping using a Skil 100 planer on its side to clean up the plan shape after initially cutting it out with a hand Saw. The cutting blade lever is on the front shoe of the planer & I’m adjusting the depth of cut by slightly moving it as I go…

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Repost from @surfectionbyron using @RepostRegramApp – WIN A CUSTOM MARK RICHARDS TWIN FIN THIS SUMMER!

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Master shaper & Pipeline tube riding legend Gerry Lopez

With Master shaper & Pipeline tube riding legend Gerry Lopez at the Turtle Bay hotel on the North Shore in Hawaii. Gerry hosted the Surfer Magazine “Surfer Poll” awards with a Zen like presence & performance. There was quite a bit…

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My right knee has a medial meniscal tear

This is a picture of my right knee which has a medial meniscal tear in it. Luckily I don’t have a lot of the usual symptoms, no “knee locking” & only a tiny bit of pain occasionally when walking. It only really bugs me when I surf. If I…

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Hanging with Reno Abellira – photo by Sean Davey

Photo, Sean Davey, With Reno Abellira a few days ago on the North Shore. Hawaii. During the mid 70’s Reno shaped me some incredible boards. My very first Hawaiian contest wins, the “Smirnoff” & “World Cup” were on…

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Mid 70’s Hawaii

Mid 70’s Hawaii. This quiver shot was taken in the yard of the house where I stayed for nearly all of my winter visits to the North Shore during my competitive years. The boards from left to right are… On my lap,, an 8’6″ Tom Parrish…

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Legend master guru shaper Dick Brewer

With legend master guru shaper Dick Brewer at the Surfer Bar on the North Shore. I would not be where I’m at as a surfboard shaper – designer today without Dick’s influence & help. In 1977-78 I stayed on after the Contest season finished…

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Master shaper Pat Rawson

Master shaper Pat Rawson & I in his North Shore shaping room. Pat was just getting packed up for a trip to California to be inducted intro the 2014 Surfboard builder hall of fame. I jokingly suggested he should start his speech with ” about time…

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Myself, Michael Peterson, Peter Townend & Ian Cairns – repost from surfersvillage

Re post from @surfersvillage Myself, Michael Peterson, Peter Townend & Ian Cairns. I wish I still had that much hair !! Photos from “1972 Sons of Beaches” art & film. On display at the Caloundra Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast,…

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