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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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Hanging with 1976 World Champ Peter “PT” Townend at Off The Wall in Hawaii, mid

Hanging with 1976 World Champ Peter “PT” Townend at Off The Wall in Hawaii, mid 1980’s. Peter & I have been friends since the 1970’s when I’d go to the Goldy for school holidays & surf with he & Rabbit. We have…

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MR caps with an embroidered 3 D logos are now available from the web store

MR caps with an embroidered 3 D logos are now available from the web store @markrichardssurfboardsapparel & www.markrichardssurfboardsapparel.com The embroidery is available in black / white or red / yellow. The cap is made from soft smooth lightweight…

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Mick Fanning & I wandering across the desert of sand covering Rainbow Bay heading for

Mick Fanning & I wandering across the desert of sand covering Rainbow Bay heading for the Snapper Rocks Super Bank on the Goldy. The photo was taken early one morning during the @quiksilver Pro a couple of years ago. Photo, Shayne Nienaber @shaynenienaber…

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New range of MR Tees, Caps & Stickers in stock at Slimes Board Store in

New range of MR Tees, Caps & Stickers in stock at Slimes Board Store in King Street Newcastle & Erina. @slimesboardstore They also carry a large range of my boards. 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fins, Flying Fish, Super Twins, MR x Mayhem California Twins…

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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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