Bottom first, cut laps. I did a full wrap lam on deck but wet the laps with clear before I did the swirl. Probably wouldn’t have mattered though bc the dark color. I generally don’t like doing deck inlays bc it seems like the board is weaker with less glass on the rail.
Thanks! this one I used the same dark blue gently swirled in with clear resin, many small quick pours, lots of resin so it doesn't muddy up when squegeed out. And also rush and panic from fast gel time on a hot day helped me stay in the moment and not overthink it too much.
Congratulations on the board! I’ve always been attracted to that board and even not so subtlety copied the plan shape for what turned out to be my favorite longboard. I’ve tried a bunch of fins on it and my favorite by far is the California classic true Ames (fareboro flex, same shape, might...
Thanks!- totally take you up on that. I have had a couple smaller bonzers and I love the feel- (especially those cutbacks). however, I find them very back foot oriented and wonder how that translates on a longboard where I might want to turn from the middle of the board sometimes.