Alive PodcastEpisode 008 // Matty Raynor
Shapers are often referred to as artists or craftsmen. Both would be accurate. A shaper is in every sense of the word a creator as well.. Not just of an object, but of an emotion, as after all, what other inanimate object can bring the joy of a well crafted surfboard. Matty Raynor is a master at that craft. But calling him a artist, hell even a master craftsman would be a very limiting description of this modern day renaissance man. Along with those titles would come father, surfer, amateur fighter, business owner, the guys got a lot cooking. We flew over to Hawaii to spend some time with Matty, as a fly on the wall in his shaping bay... The audio file below is what resulted...Enjoy!