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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2013-02-17 3:16 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-02-17 12:37, 4WDtiki wrote:
Damn, that door looks heavy as hell, David! Hard to tell the size, is it from a cabinet, or something bigger?



2 DOORS, 30" X 7' These were the front doors to to KON TIKI in Cleveland ,closed in 1976.
and yes they are HEAVY!
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Bay Park Buzzy
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2848
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-02-17 8:13 pm   Permalink

Nothing fancy this week:


Made in Phillipines Hawaiian tiki mask


HIP God of Love tagged in a size I didn't have yet


Pair of Daga Harrington KU mugs


Made in Chinas


I only wanted the three face one, but I had to get both as a package deal


Island Heritage coffee mug


Buzzy Out!
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TIKI DAVID
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2013-02-17 8:43 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-02-17 12:43, Big Kahuna wrote:
Was it in storage, somewhere & how the hell did you find it?


Research,Research,& Research.ask a lot questions drive a lot of miles.lots of dead ends.
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hottiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 10, 2008
Posts: 299
From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2013-02-17 11:24 pm   Permalink

Tuione carved many styles of Tiki...that looks like the way He makes His mark...IMHO

 
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Trad'r Bill
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 485
From: Hercules, CA
Posted: 2013-02-18 09:45 am   Permalink

Awesome doors, David

 
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Cavemoai
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Dec 29, 2012
Posts: 21
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-02-21 12:27 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-02-17 23:24, hottiki wrote:
Tuione carved many styles of Tiki...that looks like the way He makes His mark...IMHO



Killer! Thanks. He has been painted brown, and I'm thinking about stripping the paint and staining/sealing him. Any suggestions??



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Psycho Tiki D
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 13, 2006
Posts: 1810
From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2013-02-22 11:17 am   Permalink

It has been awhile. Here are some of the highlights...


Double Coconut mug.


Pu-Pu card from the Aku-Aku in Vegas and a postcard from the Tropics in Modesto.


Matchbooks from various Tiki establishments.


Black three Moai bowl from the Aku-Aku in Vegas.


Vintage large three Hula Girl bowl from Trader Vic's.


Two Tonga Punch Tiki mugs from Trader Vic's Hawaii. Since I had four, I sold two on Ebay recently.


Second smaller Treasure Craft Tiki on the right.


Trader Sam's and Frankies mugs from my recent travels.


Hobbist Moai mug marked Rainbow, Hawaii on the bottom.


Vintage Trader Vic's Nautilus Shell mug.


Ceramic Tiki oil lamps, wonder what shades actually came with these?


Really weird colored smaller Tiki mug.


Smaller version on the right of the one on the left!

Later,

PTD


 
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SandraDee
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2013-02-22 12:04 pm   Permalink

Great stuff as always Duane! Love those lamps!

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2348
From: SoMass
Posted: 2013-02-22 1:52 pm   Permalink

Bravo, D! Glad to see you're still at it. I've been getting skunked for months. Damn Winter!

 
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Psycho Tiki D
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 13, 2006
Posts: 1810
From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2013-02-22 2:08 pm   Permalink

Thanks guys!

In the past year I have had ambivalent feelings about posting anything. Seems like there are the few that are trying to "own" TC and along with what seems like so many others, it has left a bad juju keeping me from wanting to participate.

So many people on other social media boards make fun of this board, which really used to be fun and informative. As you can see from my posts (many) most have been documentation of the things I have found, asking questions or information about places I have learned about. Unforunately I have not found a better alternative site to share on, so if anyone knows of another one kindly steer me there.

So I am sticking my toe in the water again. I have learned so much here and I am sure there is so much more to garner in the future. Time and time again I have to remind myself that much like high school there are bullies here you have to either ignore or face head on. But it does get tiresome.

Again, thanks for looking and the positive comments. It does make the hours and money spent worth that much more.

PTD


 
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Hale Tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-02-22 2:15 pm   Permalink

Great finds psycho. I've been keeping an eye out for some of those for a long time. Especially the nautilus mug. I've seen tons of others that are identical, but have legs.

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1111
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-02-22 2:56 pm   Permalink

Nice finds PTD! Dat Moai bowl is killa.I have a soft spot for anything from the Aku Aku.
I have not found anything lately. I think that my Tikiqueen felt sorry for me and bought this Leroy piece at his art show this morning.





Stands37" tall



 
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tikipaka
Grand Member (6 years)  

Joined: May 31, 2006
Posts: 639
From: New York
Posted: 2013-02-23 3:49 pm   Permalink


Wow, we actually went to a moving sale today. Remember we are up north here and its usually way to early for them! But we did pickup a couple of things.




 
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SandraDee
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2013-02-24 09:32 am   Permalink

Duane I 100% agree with your TC observation and appreciate you stating the obvious. You know that thred..where are the original TCers today? Well most are tired of the postings of many ruined by the long winded diatribes of a few so why not post elsewhere.

Its great to see you sharing your finds on here however...even if we are in real life friends you find better stuff then most--ya bastard


 
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Tattoo
Grand Member (6 years)  

Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 231
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2013-02-24 10:13 am   Permalink

A cool Tiki mug albeit with a seemingly Native American twist on it.




New to me.



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