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.

Boardroom , ledgends of surfboard shaping

" Boardroom excavates clearly and concisely an important time in our culture, the germination of the surf industry, when it was all about surfboards and the forward thinking men who crafted them. The film captures some very special people -- forever -- and in an honest and candid fashion."

This looks like a great movie and I can't wait to see it. We have reached a time in our surf culture where the guys who helped craft this whole experience we love and the boards we ride are reaching an age where they will be gone forever. It is great to see that some of those stories and experiences have been captured as told first hand by the people who were there and created the legacy that is our surfing history. Surfing any where in the world is littered with great characters and great stories . It is good to see that someone is taking the time to document some of them.


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