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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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