It all started with the fish when the innovative shapers and board builders out there decided to revisit the past for some inspiration. In doing so they brought back some lost skills such as resin tints and hand foiled fins.The Fish Fry has been a place for these fine craftsmen to showcase their skills. We have seen some amazing boards as shapers have pushed the boundaries over the last few years. As this new look at the fish has evolved to its many forms, it has influenced other shapes and designs along the way.This has spawned a renewed interest in other board forms by this same group and a wider following.Notably the Mini Simmons, Hulls, old school Logs and Pigs. It is pleasing to note that there are an increasing number of people building their own boards as well.All of this is to be applauded and celebrated as a positive for surfing.So it is only natural that these shapers and board builders continue to share their skills with us and include these other shapes at the Fish Fry.It has truly become a melting pot of ideas for like minded people.
The Happy Hemp man was there with hemp foam and hemp clothed boards. Shakablanks
Daniel Thomson with his his slick looking speed machines
Frenchman Paul Lefevre with the art he did on one of Dan Mac Donald's boards.The boys burnt the midnight oil on this one to have it ready for the day. Thanks guys well worth it.
Shane Waterfall came all the way up from Victoria to be part of the day and showcase some nice work. 
Sam from Riley Balsa boards in Sydney with some beautifully crafted balsa over styrene boards.

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