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 Sun House / Patagonia board swap today

 Out the back young shaper Cori Munn was hard at it bustin out a shape.
 Great to see young guys like Cori taking up hand shaping and he is good at it to.
 The Sun House Surf shop is an old KFC building so it has some character to start with and the boys have decked it out well.
 Justin here is a great host and keeps things rolling
 There is a drum kit and amps set up in the shop full time as the guys like their music and have gigs most Sundays
 A great selection of boards, fins and wet suits
 Today there was a great selection of older boards on display and some for sale. Mostly from Von Wierdo.

 Local shapers and some Bings and Almond boards as well.
 Check this out. One of Ralph Riddells creations and a sanders night mare.
 Neil Purchase Junior, Cori Munn and Chris Garret are well represented
 A couple of nice shapes from Eden Saul of Dead Kooks
 Classic Valiant and old time boards go well together
Brent , Johnny and I enjoyed a few Stone and Woods Pacific Ales on a hot day. Great place to catch up and shoot the breeze. Thanks Guys

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