Tail block: Peruvian walnut, maple and cedar.
Mike christened her "Marine". He has a secret point breat in Bali where he anticipates some 300 yard nose perches on her.
Solid Purpleheart wood with angel-wing clam shell inlay both sides. The Iron cross ties in with the logo design of the Primo Beer fabric which is laminated on the deck of his longboard.
New 7'2" Simm-21 for Warren Canada in Florida. This is his 2nd Simm-21 from me. He came up with a beautiful color concept around his chambered balsa stringer, Black and White, Ebony and Ivory.
Ready for glue-up.
8.5" msrine ply box fin for Thomass Campbell. Frye flex template.
10' balsa and redwood blank I built for Hobie. This is the last board my brother in law, the late, great Terry Martin shaped. It will soon be hanging in Hobie's main store in Dana Point. Go Check it out!
L to R; T. Martin, John Cherry, Christopher Tomlin at the old Hobie Factory with T's hot curl, ready to be finished with a secrest formula varnish and a tough epoxy overcoat to protect the balsa.....No glass.
Simm-21 set; Quilted maple over parota. Ready to laminate.
Simm-21 sets; L, figured teak over Peruvian Walnut. R, flame koa veneer over Baltic birch marine plywood.