Shaping 101

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Shaping 101

Shaping 101 provides those that are interested in learning to shape with all the necessary information to get kick-started.

A 96 minute production designed to teach viewers the basics of shaping surfboards. Features John Carper of JC Hawaii Surfboards covers all the necessities of Surfboard Shaping, including: Appropriate tools, materials, equipments and their use, methods for templating, Rail shaping and creating rockers. Easy to follow step by step instructions.  Features surfing action.

Both Shaping 101 and Glassing 101 are contained as part of the Shapers Australia ‘Surfboard Start-up Kit’.

Shaping 101 is the industry standard teaching tool on surfboard shaping, design and theory. It is the only video available featuring a top surfboard company.

“Surfer Magazine” says every surfer must watch “Shaping 101” at least once. Carl Ackerman’s award winning “Shaping 101” has World Famous Board maker John Carper of JC/Hawaii as your personal shaping instructor. John’s 40 years of professional shaping experience and his natural ability as a teacher made him the logical choice for this groundbreaking instructional.

Shaping 101 starts with the tools you need and how to use them. JC shows you how to make a tool that he and Dave Parmenter invented to insure that your rails have the correct angle on the “tucked under edge”. John then shows you how to select a blank followed by a lesson on templating and then step by step instructs the viewer how to make the rough blank into a refined shape ready to fibreglass. The teaching includes graphics to make the concepts easy to understand. You will learn how to shape surfboards the right way, quickly and efficiently.

Shaping 101 includes tons of incredible surfing footage of the JC Hawaii team getting slotted all over the world making it a top notch surfing film as well. The soundtrack has blues great Roy Buchanon and hot rock tracks from Earl’s Son and Mercy House.

At 96 minutes you’ll surely feel that this program is money well spent.

Shapers Australia is an exclusive distributor for the 101 DVD's. Retailers please email for wholesale prices.