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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby ed257 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:52 pm

John B wrote:Xtream -
I'm courious to see it with fins and pads and straps and what the finished weight will be.
It doesn't look like you have any inserts installed up to this point. Are you making these available for sale, if so how much.

Me too!......All the structure is there for the inserts, shortly you'll see. Yes, they will be available on a custom order basis, just email me at johnbella@gorge.net to get more info.

Tungsten & BWD you guys are woodworking nuts too :thumb: nice work that I've seen.
mmm, salty potato chip.

mmm pringel chips...

First hot top coat....
John


John,

Pardon my ignorance, but what material is the hot top coat? How many coats do you put on the board? What kind of inserts do you use (SS, brass or titanium)?

What is the ready to ride weight?

Ed

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby alexeyga » Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:15 pm

John,
Great work! Very inspiring...

I was looking on your other boards and I've got a dumb question regarding the quad setup... What's the reason why the fins are at an angle to the center line? Is there any rules in surf-board building regarding that matter? Sorry, i'm just getting into board-building...

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby pluvious2002 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:33 pm

oh yeah, me likey. me want.
i want to have that and have that some more.
very nice.
very nice indeed.

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby John B » Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:26 am

Well she's done, ready to be strapped and riden. Any volunteers?
next pic's on the water,
John
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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby El Rudo » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:26 am

wow...

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby Kamikuza » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:06 am

Very nice, great craftsmans skills :)
... why wood? Different ride?

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby loeuftok » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:20 am

respect...

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby bay surfer » Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:06 pm

Sweat looking board, I'll have to try strip constuction on the next board I build instread of a wood/epoxy sandwitch. Problem is my boards I've built just d'ont break.

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby EvanOR » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:18 pm

Simply fantastic John.....I look forward to seeing it in person and giving it a go next week!

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Re: Mako Wood.....the Art of Curves....

Postby Bigdog » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:21 am

Nice craftmanship. Very pretty.
What does she weigh bare?

It is interesting now with all the plastic laser printed pbt shite out there how good wood looks! As much as I like it myself wood is a fad too. The main stream production companies are all over it.

To make boards as you do can you actually make a profit? For a small operation and custom business charging a good $ then maybe.

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