The train wreck just keeps going
Guy posts a picture of an un-glassed blank that looks like a complete turd then goes on a rant insulting people. Sheesh.
Nobody gives a shit how you address a blank, whatever the fark that's supposed to mean. Call it Mister. Call it Missus. Call it Sweetie Pie. Nobody gives a shit.
Most of us here build boards for smiles; our own and the people who ride them. It's clear shapa is doing it all wrong.
I'm quite happy to have my finished boards judged by anybody for what they are. I've never taken a lesson and I've never had anyone do an aspect of the process for me. What you see is what you get. Judging by the smiles I've gotten myself from the boardbuilding journey and from the smiles of the people I've made boards for I'd say I've been successful. I think my finished work and the results of those riding them speaks for itself.
Shapaholic: No matter how many lessons you take or whatever incoherant rants you type it's obvious that you're doing it all wrong. What's more, nobody gives a shit what You think of their work. Nobody here is seeking Your approval. You haven't earned the respect needed for anyone to want your approval. Put up or shut up.
on a weird ass thread...
Dang Shapa, you kinda went off the rails on this one buddy...
What about those of us who build a board from scratch. From a rectalliniar block of foam... And there are different approaches to wp/thick relations...
Back to the killer post above... You outta take that thing and start a stoke for the groms thread!
This is getting ridiculous shapa! Not cool. Hilarious tho. Calling others out, saying their desperate to belong! Pot,kettle & black...
"Who art the confidence of all ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea" Slainte mhor agus a h-uile beannachd duibh...
more meandering gibberish from ADD lad, yet again highlighting that truism
"there is nothing dumber then someone who doesn't know what they don't know"...
This space reserved to mock trolls
My first shaping experience:
for a blank I used a stripped down longboard.
then I did everything wrong!
the plan shape was crapp, the rails were crapp, can't remember what I did for bottom curve if anything.
then it came time to glass, the resin didn't go off, I left it so long most of it ran off onto the floor. Made a ply fin, covered it with glass and glassed it on.
Really excited taking it for the first surf, got a good comment as I headed into the water, caught my first wave, thought it felt a bit funny, the fin had broken off!
This was in the late sixties. Now I can build a board that works and the fins don't fall off.
Moral: learn what you can then start shaping, you'll only get better and have fun riding your own boards :)
Hows many more times yous gonna edit this rant..evrytime i read it it changes. make up your mind? you were bagging on people then you reright it to take tey teeth out. So atleast yew has a self edit buttom on the shapaholic, thats good. MEbe you could eat a big piece of humble pice and take a chill pill...chilaxin whit the shappa, breeth deep. I know lots about surfboards, I know they float, and I can surf. what more do you need to know?
u asked me how I address a blank? immore formal then most i adress my blanks by miss or mr.
I'm embarrassed for whoever is giving Shapaholic shapping lessons.
Shappa: Take a look at all those pictures above. Every one of those boards you see was shaped, painted, glassed, sanded, polished......the whole kit & kaboodle by me. If you'd like I could flood the thread with many more pictures going back over the past 25 years. Nobody held my hand. Nobody glassed my boards for me. All self taught long before the internet came along. I don't claim to be anything other than a backyarder. I have a heck of a lot of fun at it. The boards I've made speak for themselves.
Why are you so threatened by and why do you spend so much time dwelling on what other people are doing or how they do it?
Even 20+ years and 10 pounds ago I was just a back yarder having a blast making boards. 1994.
Board #1 from 1988. Even back then color was the thing I struggled with the most. No internet. No lessons. You know what the hardest thing back then was about making a surfboard? Simply getting your hands on Clark Foam and Silmar resin!!!! Even way back then 100% my work no matter how bad the paint looks.