Redhead surf early Saturday morning 17/9/11 looking nice and clean. The crowd were sitting too far in for this one and it escaped unridden. Redhead empty wave 17-09-11
Redhead surfer early saturday morning 17/9/11 on a clean long wall.
Then the wind came up and the crowd came out and this scene resembles a Michael Bell Dogbeach painting. Redhead crowded surf 17-09-11
Redhead surfer bashing a lip Saturday 17/9/11
John Purnell Redhead-Dudley surfer now up Nambucca way sent down some pics of his latest creations. Hand made Paulownia wood hollow chambered, no glass just bees wax/oil finishes. A labour of love as they take weeks to make.
John Purnell Paulownia Board Kiri Chambered Paulownia wood surfboard Kiri 6’5″.
John Purnell in a smooth arc cutback on the Paulownia Kiri his Paulownia wood hand made board 26.07.11
John Purnell’s son Ryan with his Paulownia Mado Keel Fish
This is my Hollow Ply wood 1950’s home made Kook Box with marine varnish finish. The term kookbox came from when in 1956 Popular Mechanics magazine published plans and instructions on how to make your own hollow plywood surfboard and then the surf craze boomed. 9ft 6 Ply Kookbox