This 10-0 Nova is headed for my son-in-law. The Nova is a very versatile shape and can easily be fine-tuned to meet the needs of its intended rider. In this case I kept the design very simple and straight-forward shape-wise to make it more “user-friendly”. Overall dimensions are slightly fuller than normal plus a little extra thickness and some nose kick to compensate for the late take-offs that sometimes plague beginners. The single-fin set-up with the 10″ TA Farberow Flex is a forgiving fin, providing good stability at slow speeds, but responding well when pushed. The aesthetics of this board are classic “longboard” with triple 1/8″ cedar stringers, airspray rails and red pinlines. And a tailblock (of course!)
Dimensions: 10’0″ 18-1/2″ x 23-1/4″ x 14-1/2″ 3-3/8″
I build and shape all of my own tailblocks. No two are exactly alike.
Most glass shops will run the pinstripe over the stringer(s) because its easier, less work. Ray and I think it just looks better if the stringers are taped-off, so we take the time to do it that way. Sure its more work and most people wouldn’t even notice this little detail…but we do.
Summer rush has died down, wait-time for new boards is down to just over three weeks. Order your new board now!