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Conga....Wisconsin stuff!
congatiki
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From: wisconsin northwoods
Posted: 2005-05-31 04:53 am   Permalink

thank you all for the nice words...kind friends...he was a lot of fun to work through. R-T...the stain is Valspar "dark
oak" one-step with varnish.


 
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finkdaddy
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From: Wisconsin
Posted: 2005-05-31 05:33 am   Permalink

Wow, better and better and better! I hope that if you never give him any rum that the rope will be enough to hold him. Really nice Conga, you do us proud.

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Sam Gambino
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Posted: 2005-05-31 06:34 am   Permalink

Hey conga-

That really is some fine work! Thanks for posting.


 
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congatiki
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From: wisconsin northwoods
Posted: 2005-06-01 12:19 pm   Permalink

Thanks Finkdaddy and Sam...appreciate the
nice comments...it was sure fun to work
through the process on a big one...can't
wait to get started on log #2!


 
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Octane
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Joined: Jun 23, 2003
Posts: 316
From: SLO California
Posted: 2005-06-01 6:43 pm   Permalink

i like the in progress shots and then to see the finished product. it turned out good, nice color and detail. an 8 footer, wow that is big.

 
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surfintiki
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Joined: Sep 30, 2004
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From: S. Chatham, MA
Posted: 2005-06-01 8:24 pm   Permalink

Oh the sanding! 8 feet of it. Yikes,
Nice job


 
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congatiki
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From: wisconsin northwoods
Posted: 2005-06-28 5:09 pm   Permalink

Progress pics of another big'un...going
to wind up being in the 7-8 foot range...
used some of Bens tips about deep V cuts...
getting close to throwing a little stain on
him...



also working on major rennovation of the
Congatiki room...pics and finished tiki to
follow soon...



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Benzart
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From: Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Posted: 2005-06-28 5:15 pm   Permalink

Conga, why aren't these pictures showing. Is it my computer or the post?
I Really want to see it.
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finkdaddy
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Posted: 2005-06-28 5:26 pm   Permalink

I can see all but the first. He looks great, and so happy! But is that a knife or a banana he's holding? Perhaps his smile is hiding something more sinister...
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rodeotiki
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Joined: Jan 21, 2004
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From: calgary
Posted: 2005-06-28 5:26 pm   Permalink

I like it. Very nice lines around the mouth. Cant wait to see him done.

 
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Aaron's Akua
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From: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Posted: 2005-06-28 10:30 pm   Permalink

He's awesome, Conga. But if I see someone with a grin like that & a knife in his hand... I'm headed the other direction!

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Sam Gambino
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Posted: 2005-06-28 11:15 pm   Permalink

That right jolly tiki is lookin cool! Great going!

 
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Benzart
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Posted: 2005-06-29 06:23 am   Permalink

Much Better. I Love it. How tall is he. Nice feel to it. Easy going happy tiki. Can't wait to see him done
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hewey
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From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2005-06-29 07:27 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-06-29 06:23, Benzart wrote:
Easy going happy tiki.



Yeh, apart from that knife

Cool tiki dude
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congatiki
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Joined: Jun 01, 2004
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From: wisconsin northwoods
Posted: 2005-06-29 4:40 pm   Permalink

Thanks Ben, Finkdaddy, RT, A-A, Sam G and
Hewey, really appreciate the comments,
especially coming from such a talented bunch. Right now he's a little over 8
feet tall....Not sure about the stain
color...I really like Benz latest Lono
in ebony...and Finkdaddy....it IS a knife...
thanks again...you are all great guys and
great artists!


 
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