This is an oversize computer cut pre shape with a clean curvy outline & no

This is an oversize computer cut pre shape with a clean curvy outline & no wings. I’m retemplating the tail drawing on a double bump Wing Swallow tail. The cardboard template is from James Crawley’s 5’8″ vintage MR Twin Fin made in the late 1970’s. @surfview Most of the Twin Fins we made back then had the Square Single Wing. But there were quite a few made with Round Wings in Single & double wing versions. I still have a lot of my old templates from those years but I couldn’t find the ones with the Double Wing tail. So I got James to take a template of his MR for me. I’m making this board up as I go…….. not sure what it is going to be …. ?? @slimesboardstore @pop_diddy @timdickson @surfboardempire @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @fitzycooly #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshapes #markrichardsshaping #mrpuffertwinfin #mrpuffertwinfinmodel #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #mr1978retrotwinfin #mr1978retrotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel

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Vision of me shaping cutting tail lift into a hand shape using a Skil 100

Vision of me shaping cutting tail lift into a hand shape using a Skil 100 Planer. Im starting the cut on full depth then blending it out by sliding the cutting depth lever. The power cord is wrapped over my wrist & arm to lessen the chance of running over it with the cutting blades & taking myself out !!! Over the years I’ve actually run over it a lot ,,, luckily only cutting into the protective black cord & not touching the wires inside it !!!! I had the cord replaced recently as I’d been using it with electrical tape repairs on all the sections I’d run over .. I kept getting told this was kinda dangerous ….., Skil planers come with a really long base that protrudes way beyond the handle. As you can see the base is short finishing under the handle. When I bought it in Hawaii over 40 years ago the first thing I did was chop the base off with a hack Saw. The short base fits a surfboards curves better than a long one. Skil 100 planers have been out of production for years, They are Aluminium & were built to last. It’s nearly impossible to find or buy a used one. @skil100 @fiberglasshawaii @quiksilver @mikypicon @anothery @stephenisbelly @euroglass @limowall @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @yeahbranchy @dannyteheuheutukino @benny_big @mikereilly1 @fuzzy66 @boardriderscapbreton @boardridersmalibu @boardriderscoolangatta @boardriderstorquay @boardridersericeira @surfboardempire @surfview @markrichardssurfboardsapparel #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #skil100 #skil100planer

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Shane Atkins @ghost

Shane Atkins @ghost.racks displaying a Free Ride Replica model using Ghost Racks. The board is a replica of the Twin Fin I was riding in some of the “Off The Wall” sequences in the movie Free Ride. It’s 6’4″ long, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. This one is a few years old now. It was sprayed by @markmonostewart2481 & glassed by @micktheglasser Glossed & polished by @peter_grover #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1978retrotwinfin #mr1978retrotwinfinmodel #mrfreeridemodel #mrfreeridetwinfinmodel #mrfreerideretrotwinfinmodel #mrfreeridetwinfin

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Some MR’s in the racks ready to be glassed by Nick Pope at Pope Surfboard

Some MR’s in the racks ready to be glassed by Nick Pope at Pope Surfboard Glassing. There is one custom 5’10” Retro Pro Twin Fin model for @laurietowner A mix of various Puffer Twins, Lone Ranger models, Super Twins & a MR x Mayhem California Twin Fin model. Nick glasses for @dahlbergsurfboards & @will.webber.surfboards as well as his own shapes. @popesurfboardglassing @hughietowner #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mrpuffertwin #mrpuffertwinmodel #mrxmayhem #mrxmayhemcatwin #mrxmayhemcaliforniatwin #mrxmayhemcaliforniatwinmodel #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel #mrloneranger #mrlonerangermodel

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My pack job in the Toyota Kluger for a quick road trip up the coast

My pack job in the Toyota Kluger for a quick road trip up the coast to drop some shaped Blanks off to be glassed by Nick Pope @popesurfboardglassing From top to bottom, A custom 5’10” Retro Pro Twin Fin model for @laurietowner A mix of various Puffer Twins, Lone Ranger models, Super Twins & a MR x Mayhem California Twin Fin model. On the bottom in the board cover, my well ridden 6’0″ Bushranger Rounded Square Thruster. @hughietowner @dahlbergsurfboards @will.webber.surfboards @kimpindimar @burtonautomotive #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mrpuffertwin #mrpuffertwinmodel #mrxmayhem #mrxmayhemcatwin #mrxmayhemcaliforniatwinmodel #mrxmayhemcaliforniatwin #mrbushranger #mrbushrangermodel #mrbushranger3 #mrbushranger3model #mrbushrangerroundedsquare #mrbushrangerroundedsquaremodel. #burtonautomotive #burtonautomotivepro

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Rainbow Surf Shop in Anglet, France displaying a 5’10” long MR Super Twin model outside

Rainbow Surf Shop in Anglet, France displaying a 5’10” long MR Super Twin model outside the store. This one was made at Euroglass in Hossegor, France. Super Twin & Retro Twin Fin models are available in Europe from Euroglass. @rainbowsurfshop @euroglass @stephenisbelly @paulyisearlgrey @yourgrace48 @cbradleysurf @boardriderscapbreton @boardriders.anglet #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel

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Laurie Towner’s custom 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model

Laurie Towner’s custom 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model. @laurietowner It’s 5’10 long, 20″ wide & 23/4″ thick, shaped from a Burford Blank. This model shares a similar Retro rocker, Vee bottom, fluted wings, wing Swallow Tail , & thickness distribution as the original 1980 model. The main difference is the plan shape has been updated with a narrower nose & a wider tail. There is more curve in the outline from the wide point back to the wing giving it a slightly more modern look. It’s getting glassed by Nick Pope @popesurfboardglassing @hughietowner @dahlbergsurfboards @navfox @waltdad @pearljam @burfordblanks @darrenburford66 @lukeegan @will.webber.surfboards The song playing in my shaping room is a live version of “Fatal” from one of Pearl Jams concerts. #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel

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A 42’year old shot of me at “Off The Wall” in 1978 on my 6’4″

A 42’year old shot of me at “Off The Wall” in 1978 on my 6’4″ Twin Fin. This one became known as the “Free Ride” model. It’s the board I was riding in some of the “Off the Wall” North Shore sequences in Bill Delaneys movie Free Ride. Dimensions were 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. So stoked I still have the original boards. There were two of them. Originally posted by @thelostandfoundcollection Photo, Chris Klopf @quiksilver @benny_big @fuzzy66 @mikereilly1 @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @yeahbranchy @anothery @limowall @mikypicon @quiksilver_originals #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1978retrotwinfinmodel #mr1978retrotwinfin #mr1978originaltwinfin #mrfreeridemodel #mrfreeridetwinfinmodel #mrfreerideretrotwinfinmodel #mrfreeridetwinfin #quiksilver #quiksilveroriginal #quikrecycledforradness

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Unveiling the striped spray I did in my driveway on Tuesday

Unveiling the striped spray I did in my driveway on Tuesday. I was stoked how it came out. Clean lines with no paint bleed. It’s a fairly basic spray but it was way more complicated to spray compared to the simple rail sprays I normally do. The colors were quick to apply but the tape up & Papering of each section took me ages. The paint was water based & it was refusing to dry. The day was sunny & warm but it had rained the day before so I guess there was a lot of moisture in the air. @fiberglasshawaii @quiksilver @mikereilly1 @benny_big @fuzzy66 @samueltgriffiths @sammygosling @yeahbranchy @limowall @anothery @mikypicon @euroglass @empireave @surfboardempire @boardridersericeira @boardriderstorquay @boardriderscoolangatta @boardriderscapbreton @_mkbn_ @dlovepaint @dane.robb.art @christianchapmanartist @markmonostewart2481 @tapedoff @search4shin @willynicholls_artist @adrian_robert_turner @markrichardssurfboardsapparel #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardsshaping #markrichardsshapes #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel #mrloneranger #mrlonerangermodel #mrlonerangersupertwin #mrlonerangersupertwinmodel #quiksilver #quiksilverwaterman

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1980 MR Retro Twin Fin models with epic Color sprays at Euroglass in Hossegor, France

1980 MR Retro Twin Fin models with epic Color sprays at Euroglass in Hossegor, France. Super Twin & Retro Twin Fin models are available in Europe from Euroglass. @euroglass @stephenisbelly @paulyisearlgrey @cbradleysurf @yourgrace48 @quiksilver @boardridersericeira @boardriderscapbreton @boardriders.anglet @boardridersbarceloneta #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel

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