pinstripe, pinline

Thin, decorative stripe on the deck of a surfboard, typically running one or two inches inside the board's perimeter. Pinstriping (or pinlining) was introduced to board-making in the early '50s; by the early '60s it had become an art form of sorts. Originally pinstriping was done after the sanding coat and before the gloss coat, and consisted of pigmented resin brushed between carefully laid strip...

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