Some Computer cut Puffer Twin model shapes in the back of my Toyota Kluger

Some Computer cut Puffer Twin model shapes in the back of my Toyota Kluger. They are all @burfordblanks which were cut on Fitzy’s APS Shape 3D machine @fitzycooly @burtonautomotive @surfboardempire @kimpindimar #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshapes #markrichardsshaping #mrtwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrscaldedcat #mrscaldedcatmodel #mrpuffertwin #mrpuffertwinmodel #burtonautomotive #burtonautomotivepro

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3 shaped Twin Fin models in the Racks in my shaping room

3 shaped Twin Fin models in the Racks in my shaping room. From top to bottom, * MR x Mayhem California Twin. * Super Twin model. * Puffer Twin model. They are all Burford Bkanks & were computer cut on Fitzy’s APS Shape 3D machine. @pearljam @fitzycooly @mayhemsurfboards_mattbiolos @surfboardempire @slimesboardstore @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @montanapoolservice @mikemccreadypj @darrenburford66 @burfordblanks #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel #mrpuffertwin #mrpuffertwinmodel #mrxmayhem #mrxmayhemcatwin #mrxmayhemcaliforniatwinmodel #mrxmayhemcaliforniatwin

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Vision of me shaping using 80 Grit sandpaper on the rails

Vision of me shaping using 80 Grit sandpaper on the rails. I use it to blend the top rail into the deck & to clean up the full length of the rail on a computer cut pre shape. When I’m shaping I like working on the rails with the Blank on this 45 degree angle in the stands. I use the Planer, Sureform, Sandpaper & Screen in this position. The board is a Bushranger Rounded Square Thruster model. The song playing in my shaping room is one of Pearl Jams live versions of the Mother Love Bone song “Crown Of Thorns”. @pearljam @surfboardempire @slimesboardstore @burfordblanks @montanapoolservice @mikemccreadypj @quiksilver #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #mrbushranger #mrbushrangermodel #mrbushranger3 #mrbushranger3model #mrbushrangerroundedsquare #mrbushrangerroundedsquaremodel

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A photo of me at Pipeline taken 43 years ago in 1977

A photo of me at Pipeline taken 43 years ago in 1977. The board is a single fin round pin that I shaped from a Clark Blank glued up with a Dick Brewer rocker. When ordering Blanks from Clark Foam they offered various rockers & I always chose the stock Brewer rockers. I think it was a Blank plug that Brewer had done for Clark Foam too. I can’t remember all the details … I just know for sure if you shaped a board from a Clark with a Brewer rocker you were nearly guaranteed the board would go great. The dimensions of this board are 7’4″ long & 3″ thick. I can’t remember the exact width, it was either 19″ or 191/4″ wide. The bottom shape was a subtle flat panel Vee . The deck was flat with a massive amount of foam carried out to the rails. It went really well, I wish I still had it, no idea where it is today. I did the Color design on the deck, Red, Blue & Yellow paint poured onto the foam then pulled off with a Glassing Squegee. The bottom was glassed in a yellow tinted resin. Photo, Pierce. I’d never seen this photo until discovering it on @silversurfer0161 Instagram recently. @dick_brewer @quiksilver @mikypicon @anothery @mikereilly1 @fuzzy66 @limowall @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @bernie_baker1 @clarkfoam @rawsonsurfboard @luisrealcollection @tomparrishhawaiiandesigns #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshapes #markrichardsshaping #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1978retrosinglefin #mr1978retrosinglefinmodel #mr1978hawaiiancontestquiver #mr1978retrosingle

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Close up vision & the final piece of tape being removed

Close up vision & the final piece of tape being removed. My Tech skills were not up to posting the 2 spray unveiling videos together this morning. It’s a 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow model I shaped recently. I needed the edges to come out clean & bleed free as It’s not getting any fine Black Pinlines around the edges of each Color. @quiksilver @mikypicon @anothery @sammygosling @limowall @samueltgriffiths @mikereilly1 @yeahbranchy @fiberglasshawaii @surfboardempire @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @markmonostewart2481 @christianchapmanartist @_mkbn_ @dlovepaint @dane.robb.art @willynicholls_artist @adrian_robert_turner @tapedoff @search4shin #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel. #mrpuffertwinfin #mrpuffertwinmodel #mrscalddedcat #mrscaldedcatmodel.

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Unveiling the Fluro Magenta & Orange spray I did on a 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow

Unveiling the Fluro Magenta & Orange spray I did on a 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow model I shaped recently. I’m pulling the tape off the Orange slowly & gently so as not to lift off any of the Magenta paint off the Arc. It’s always a worry taping over sprayed water based paint especially as you have to press the tape down hard to prevent paint bleeding. I needed the edges to come out clean & bleed free as It’s not getting any fine Black Pinlines around the edges of each Color. @quiksilver @mikypicon @limowall @anothery @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @mikereilly1 @fuzzy66 @benny_big @yeahbranchy @markmonostewart2481 @_mkbn_ @dlovepaint @dane.robb.art @christianchapmanartist @willynicholls_artist @adrian_robert_turner @tapedoff @search4shin @fiberglasshawaii @dannyteheuheutukino #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel. #mrpuffertwinfin #mrpuffertwinfinmodel #mrscalddedcat #mrscaldedcatmodel.

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Blending & concaving the Swallow after cutting it out with a Saw

Blending & concaving the Swallow after cutting it out with a Saw. I’m using a small short Sureform as I find it easier to use than a standard long one when shaping Swallow Tails. The board is a stock 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model. The song playing in my shaping room is a live version of Pearl Jame “Of The Girl”. @quiksilver @pearljam @anothery @mikypicon @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @yeahbranchy @limowall @mikereilly1 @euroglass @surfboardempire @benny_big #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel

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Vision of me spraying in my driveway

Vision of me spraying in my driveway. I’m backed up against the garage door trying to keep in the shade. Being in the shade makes it easier to see if the Color coverage is coming out even. A mix of sun & shade on the bard makes it a lot harder to see if the Color is even. The elastic straps on my mask have lost their elasticity. At the length they have stretched to I discovered if I wear a tee shirt on my head the mask fits perfect. The board is the 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow, I posted photos of the shape 3 weeks ago. @quiksilver @limowall @mikypicon @anothery @euroglass @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @mikereilly1 @benny_big @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @surfboardempire @fiberglasshawaii #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel. #mrpuffertwinfin #mrpuffertwinfinmodel #mrscadedcat #mrscaldedcatmodel.

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Progress photos of the Second Color added to a spray I started nearly 2 week

Progress photos of the Second Color added to a spray I started nearly 2 week ago. I had it taped up ready to spray the second Color but at the time had a brain fade & decided to sit it out. I get really indecisive over Color choice & when I start a spray I always second guess myself. Once the paint hits the foam there is no changing your mind. Luckily 2 weeks later the tape was still stuck down well, no sections had lifted. I was sure I would have have to pull all the tape & paper off & redo it. The board is the 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow I posted photos of 3 weeks ago. @fiberglasshawaii @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @timdickson @pop_diddy @surfview #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel. #mrpuffertwinfin #mrpuffertwinfinmodel #mrscadedcat #mrscaldedcatmodel

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Part 2, following on from my Instagram story this morning

Part 2, following on from my Instagram story this morning .. Photos of the bottom & this boards history …. Terry Callahan @terrycallahan1 who lives in San Francisco contacted me recently concerning the board in this photo which he had bought in the late 1970’s. He saw it for sale in the used board rack in the Lightning Bolt shop in Honolulu. He knew it was one of my personal boards that I had made & surfed during the Hawaiian winter in 1977. He has surfed it over the last 40 years but had decided that it was time to send it back to me. To offer to return it to me was an incredible act of generosity which I am I extremely grateful for. It’s so great to get it back, every time I look at it now I think of Terry & remembering how it happened brings a smile to my face. As well as shaping this one & doing the Color design on it I also glassed, sanded & did the pinlines, & gloss & polish finish on it. Ding repair magician Levi Jones did a minor restoration on it repairing some of the dings. @surfview @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @timdickson @pop_diddy @timdickson @bernie_baker1 @timdickson #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1978retrosinglefin #mr1978retrosinglefinmodel #mr1978retrosingle #mr1978hawaiiancontestquiver

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