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Harro - What the hells been happening?? pg 13
GMAN
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Posted: 2008-06-04 3:07 pm   Permalink

Harro,

That looks perfect! Nice pics! I'm glad you finished him up and that the new owner likes the color. I do too. Sweet stuff. When you get settled we'll expect more great stuffs from you!

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Howland
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Posted: 2008-06-04 3:50 pm   Permalink

I don't wanna work, I just wanna bang on me drum all day---very nice! Cool vintage vibe going on with that peice.
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4WDtiki
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From: Omao, Kauai
Posted: 2008-06-04 3:57 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-06-04 14:55, harro wrote:
Also the new owner saw it and loved the red "and also said it would match their interior."


I love when stuff like that happens. Something doesn't turn out the way you wanted it to, and it ends up being just what someone else was looking for!

Harro, this guy has a great look. To quote GMAN from an earlier post, "I really like the flattened head and the jawline." I agree totally.


 
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little lost tiki
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Posted: 2008-06-04 4:04 pm   Permalink

Very cool Harro!
Nice personality on that guy!
And the red turned out nice
and the new owners love it...
what could be more perfect?
have a safe trip!
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seeksurf
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Posted: 2008-06-04 4:54 pm   Permalink

This guy turned out fantastic Great Job!

 
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congatiki
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From: wisconsin northwoods
Posted: 2008-06-04 7:14 pm   Permalink

Cool stuff Harro, you nailed it and it just looks great. Very impressed
with this one!


 
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Bowana
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Posted: 2008-06-04 8:16 pm   Permalink

Nice one, Harro! Looks like all it needed was the clear top coat to make it all better!

Congrats on finishing on time. Have a safe trip!
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Toataiaha
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From: Otautahi , Te WahiPounamu
Posted: 2008-06-04 10:16 pm   Permalink

Glad to see things worked out there Harro .
' crisis ? what crisis '. eh ....

and a lesson there for the rest of us huh ,
Thanks


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Lake Surfer
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Posted: 2008-06-04 11:23 pm   Permalink

Red, blue, purple yellow.... all I see is a really nice Marquesan inspired carving!

Nice work Harro, one to be proud of, and one that must have been tough to part with.

Looking forward to your next creation!


 
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Benzart
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Posted: 2008-06-05 01:01 am   Permalink

Harro, the finish Really brings out his beauty, Man what a Nice carving and the Color is excellent
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SwankyMonkey
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From: Pasadena, CA
Posted: 2008-06-05 08:01 am   Permalink

I'm totally into seeing the artist's hand behind the work - so thanks for not sanding out all the awesome toolmarks. That chiseled texture gives the piece so much life!
Great job!
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Tikilizard
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Posted: 2008-06-05 09:38 am   Permalink

Turned out really sweet! Great job. Happy travels.

 
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benella
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Posted: 2008-06-05 1:28 pm   Permalink

speechless, perfect work and beautiful pix as well. The owner is a lucky one!

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MooneyTiki
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From: Jensen Beach,fla
Posted: 2008-06-05 4:07 pm   Permalink

Aloha Harro!
What a very COOL carving, so much life as if to be really playing some sweet music for us all! Excellent job my friend , and good luck in london and looking forward to whats next from you, Aloha Mooney


 
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harro
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Joined: Sep 05, 2005
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From: Australia / Argentina
Posted: 2008-06-13 08:09 am   Permalink

Thanks everyone for the nice comments, this is the first chance I've had to log in to TC since leaving BA...Wow

Last night I had a scorpion bowl for the first time at Trader Vics in Marbella, SPAin!! Looking forward to more in the other tiki bars in England.

Cheers Mooney, benella, Tikilizard, Swankymonkey, Ben, Lake, Toata, Bowana, Conga, seeks, LLT, 4WD, Howland, GMAn, and Tama - really appreciate you guys stopping by and helping out.

Better get back to the beach!!!


 
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