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MadDog Mike's Platterful of Pupule - Kiln Geek Info
zerostreet
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Posted: 2011-09-26 6:02 pm   Permalink

Nice! I'm anxious to see that chimp done!

 
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tigertail777
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Posted: 2011-09-27 6:47 pm   Permalink

Thanks for the link Mike... ok now I get it. I may have to try that some time.

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2011-09-27 9:09 pm   Permalink

Good photos, Wendy

 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2011-09-28 8:55 pm   Permalink

In an effort to make my non-tiki chimp into tiki, I'm concocting a cockamamie story that he found a pith helmet while vacationing in Papua New Guinea. Made from polymer clay, including the tapa hatband. I'll do the final shaping after the chimp is out of the kiln





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Bruddah Bear
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Posted: 2011-09-28 9:14 pm   Permalink


I like it.

Bear



 
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Chuck Tatum is Tiki
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Posted: 2011-09-28 9:25 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-09-28 21:14, Brudda Bear wrote:

I like it.

Bear





I concur......to the max!


 
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hiltiki
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Posted: 2011-09-28 9:27 pm   Permalink

Love the pith helmet. Would be interesting to see a tiki mug (monkey, skull, zombie, shrunken head?) and then a pith helmet top for the mug. kind of like the Don the Beach mugs you know?

 
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VampiressRN
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Posted: 2011-09-28 9:35 pm   Permalink

That helmet is the piths!!!

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2011-09-30 01:29 am   Permalink

Mike, that hat is the best one ever made. It's a beautiful work of art. I love the shading, texture, stitching depressions and the band. Super cool, Wendy
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swizzle
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Posted: 2011-09-30 04:11 am   Permalink

Yeah. It's OK.

 
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little lost tiki
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Posted: 2011-09-30 3:57 pm   Permalink

Pith helmet=GREAT!


 
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zerostreet
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Posted: 2011-09-30 4:20 pm   Permalink

Awesome pith helmet Mike!!

 
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tigertail777
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Posted: 2011-09-30 10:11 pm   Permalink

My dad says its a construction helmet. Looking good Mike!

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2011-10-01 09:53 am   Permalink

Anyone seen Dr. Watson?

 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2011-10-06 5:13 pm   Permalink

Thanks for the support guys, this one has taken me a while to finish. Tiger, I think your dad's right

SOKWE FINDS A HAT
Using last year’s Christmas bonus, Sokwe took his family on vacation this summer to Papua New Guinea. After a 3 day trek out of Rukwa, Tanzania to Dar es Salaam, they caught a $99 supersaver flight on Sepik River Airlines to Port Moresby. During the week-long trip they feasted on roasted fruit bat and bought a cheap souvenir gope board. It was on an eco-tour of Mailu Island that Sokwe found this hat with it’s tapa cloth hatband, and shrunken head. Maybe discarded by some early century explorer, perhaps even Malinowski, Bernatzit, or Hurley. Look how proud he is with his new hat, what a story Sokwe will have to tell his grandchimps someday.




Here's a bit of irony, in 3 years I have made only 2 pieces that included feathers - looks like the same collector is going to end up with both of them
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