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Wendy Cevola 9/26/17 Huge Moai bowl glazed, will it work?
The Blue Kahuna
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Posted: 2012-05-28 07:22 am   Permalink

Cool pictures! Happy anniversary! Beautiful couple then and now! Congrats!

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2012-05-28 07:51 am   Permalink

Creature mug rocks

 
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zerostreet
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Posted: 2012-05-28 07:54 am   Permalink

Wow! That Bob Lagoon mug is brilliant! You continue to inspire and amaze!

 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2012-05-28 09:13 am   Permalink

Awesome creature Wendy! FrankenBob is looking good too.

 
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Posted: 2012-05-28 12:03 pm   Permalink

Too Groovy Wendy & Dan, Looks like the cover of a 1970s Romance Novel.

 
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Tavarua Tiki
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Posted: 2012-05-28 2:02 pm   Permalink

wow wow wow wow wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm blown away Wendy that is just fantastic! And the little Doug inspired puffer is the best!

 
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Professor G
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Posted: 2012-05-28 3:53 pm   Permalink

Incredible mugs + amazing Wendy and Dan = happiest thread on TC.

 
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bavtech
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From: Herald, CA
Posted: 2012-05-28 5:18 pm   Permalink

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On 2012-05-28 14:02, Tavarua Tiki wrote:
wow wow wow wow wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm blown away Wendy that is just fantastic! And the little Doug inspired puffer is the best!



Wow is right Chris! Wendy is making you a awesome piece of art!

AWESOME work Wendy! Time for you to teach me!


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-05-29 06:55 am   Permalink

Thank you very much
The Blue Kahuna
hang10tiki
zerostreet
MadDogMike
AtomicTikiPunk
Professor G
bavtech
and Tavarua Tiki - one day he'll be yours!

So many photos that I want to share today so I'm up early and ready to post.
Tonga Tom took this photo at Caliente and of course its one of my favorites because I'm surrounded by men! Sabu the Coconut Boy, MadDogMike myself and Cy. Sorry I don't know who the guy behind me is, do you?


I'm anticipating making more Bob's so yesterday I got out my Bob sculpture and we made two more molds.

Setting up.

Always wear masks with plaster.


Dan does his happy dance for me. He plays music while we work.

Clay snakes where the box sides come together.

My Timex just keeps on ticking. I like to rub the plaster on my sculpture to make sure there are no air bubbles.

We had some major leaks because we filled it higher than my clay snakes. It stopped when it lowered to them.

One mold done.

9 hours later we had two molds finished.

We cleaned up and went out to dinner at On The Boarder.

Oh I almost forgot (: we opened the kiln and here are the photos. I did some cold painting last night so there are some that have enhancements such as the collar for MurphDog. Frankenstein's Bob is still a secret until dartharnie releases him.

Right off I could see that Psycho Tiki D's Missionary's Downfall Bowl was a failure. The glaze had popped off as it cooled.

Looking closely at it I could now see a hairline crack.

It went all the way through. This bowl is shot. I did it all right with a hold at the end of a slow ramp for the bisque and a preheat and slow ramp for the glazes. This bowl is now a loss and I've let Duane know.

The next layer in the kiln looked good.

Remember this bowl? I was so unhappy with how the French Dimension glazes came out that I glazed the bowl again.

This time around the bowl came out beautifully. Deb this is your bowl.


Dan earned this bowl for making molds with me yesterday.

mymotikis vintage looking Tiki Bob bowl.


BaconSm your bowl is finished too.


Tapa Turtle Bob may need another layer of glaze. I'm waiting to hear back.



LoriLovesTikis I did a few more dark purple spots on little Bob so tonight he'll bake in the home oven with MurphDog.




MurphDog has his collar and is ready to bake.






Next up will be the baking and then the contacting of those with finished pieces so I may ship and earn some money!

Thank you for your visit, Wendy
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VampiressRN
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Posted: 2012-05-29 07:23 am   Permalink

Simply amazing...you're Bob's are off the richter. Love the pictures of you two getting married!!! Keeping it Tiki congrats Wendy& Dan.

 
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WestADad
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Posted: 2012-05-29 07:35 am   Permalink

I hope you had a wonderful anniversary, thank you for sharing such personal memories with all of us. You two are very special indeed!

Sorry about the bowl lost in the kiln, everything looks amazing!!

Chris



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McTiki
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Posts: 1962
From: Sunny Florida
Posted: 2012-05-29 08:38 am   Permalink

Oh wow! Nice Nice Nice!

Hope your anniversary was a memorable one!

Mahalo


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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2012-05-29 09:05 am   Permalink

I love opening the kiln! Such beautiful stuff in this batch Wendy, great colors. Is that the same Missionary's Bowl you had trouble with earlier? I've that some too that kept shivering off even after several firings. Don't really know what causes that though I have heard several theories.

Wendy, the other gentleman in the picture is Dr Z, "purveyor of the not-quite-patented hangover remedy"
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Posted: 2012-05-29 11:00 am   Permalink

Scary how great your mugs look Wendy.......

 
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LoriLovesTiki
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Posted: 2012-05-29 11:00 am   Permalink

Everything looks fantastic! I can't wait to get my mug. Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday to me!!!

Your posts make me so happy!!!!


And Happy Anniversary to you both! Thanks for sharing your wedding pictures. The Creature from the Bob Lagoon mug is fantastic!!!!

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