This skateboard was hand-painted by Flophouse owner Ben Thompson 

This board would look great even with the hardware attached, thanks to keen awareness of the contours of the medium and the placement of the trucks. Intentional lack of color lends the design an almost emblematic quality. Owner Ben Thompson painted the board by hand.

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