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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
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From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-07-12 3:26 pm   Permalink

I know you can buy these new, but I found this unopened box at a thrift store. Slim pickens lately. That's why I'm posting plastic moai.







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Ho-Tep-Nefti
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Joined: Jul 06, 2013
Posts: 17
Posted: 2013-07-13 07:43 am   Permalink

DARK BROWN ROW-BOAT BOOKSHELF...NICELY FINISHED PIECE OF FURNITURE.
I happened to have traveled far from home yesterday, and found myself at a Home Goods store in Simi Valley.
They had a dark finish row-boat bookshelf, that was VERY cool! They only had one, and it wouldn't have fit in my car. If anyone is looking for something like that, check it out. I didn't think to take a picture. I'll remember the next time that I find a "find."

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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-07-13 11:48 am   Permalink

On my way to work this morning, turn the corner a block away from my house and there's a garage sale.
After a quick check o' the timepiece, I see that I have 5 minutes to spare for a quick run through.
Paid the sticker price for the big two and the nice lady threw in the lil' guy in the middle as a freebie.



 
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SoCal Savage
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Joined: Jun 20, 2013
Posts: 180
From: Los Angeles via Brooklyn NYC
Posted: 2013-07-13 2:46 pm   Permalink

Just got these 2 guys on ebay:





 
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Naneki
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Joined: Dec 06, 2006
Posts: 122
From: Behind the 8 Ball in Ventikitura County
Posted: 2013-07-14 11:31 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-11 16:54, TikiVato wrote:
Sure glad I'm retired. I was able to go a yard sale this morning and found a couple of rare mugs. The Moatu decanter set by Shag and a mug made by schoontiki. It is a limited edition of 50 made in 2001. I liked the dream of Tiki as well. There were no markings on the yellow one, probably a home made.





How much did you pay for the SHAG decanter? I just have to know how much to sigh.

N.


 
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AdOrAdam
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Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 461
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2013-07-14 12:35 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-13 11:48, Alii Tiki wrote:


I love that Maori head! Its a Tiki Farm mug I think?

I got these today:



The middle one has 'Tonga' carved on the back, the little one is curious but a quick google suggests Tongan too (unless someone can tell me better?).

My first time seeing the tiki wood carvings 'in the wild' in the UK! Nice little trio eh? I wonder how they got here...


 
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AdOrAdam
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Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 461
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2013-07-14 12:38 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-07-13 14:46, SoCal Savage wrote:




Also this might be old news but FYI:

If anyone has a Maori one that is missing an eye, guitar shops can sell you fret markers in different sizes that might be a good match.

Attaching them might involve a little careful drilling...
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Mr. NoNaMe
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Joined: May 10, 2006
Posts: 1919
Posted: 2013-07-14 2:24 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-07-14 12:35, AdOrAdam wrote:
Quote:

On 2013-07-13 11:48, Alii Tiki wrote:


I love that Maori head! Its a Tiki Farm mug I think?




It is a Tiki Farm. The design is by
Benzart. The carved original version is on page two.
ETR
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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 402
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2013-07-14 4:51 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-14 11:31, Naneki wrote:
Quote:

On 2013-07-11 16:54, TikiVato wrote:
Sure glad I'm retired. I was able to go a yard sale this morning and found a couple of rare mugs. The Moatu decanter set by Shag and a mug made by schoontiki. It is a limited edition of 50 made in 2001. I liked the dream of Tiki as well. There were no markings on the yellow one, probably a home made.





How much did you pay for the SHAG decanter? I just have to know how much to sigh.


N.

$35.00
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2857
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-07-15 8:15 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff

I got a big boy phone now so I downloaded a walking app. Clocked myself at the swapmeet while tiki hunting this weekend, and I did 2 miles on Saturday, and 4 miles on Sunday. I would have done more on Sunday, but I wore pants that morning and called it a day early due to heat.

Randotti "Happy God"



Coco Joe's 109 Lono


Another Tiki Farm shot glass


United Airlines Tiki Garden-Disneyland and Hale Koa stirrer sticks



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On 2013-07-08 22:23, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
like dat concrete tiki! How tall is it?



About 23" tall.

Buzzy Out!


 
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TikiRootsRocka
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Joined: Apr 15, 2011
Posts: 251
From: Los Angeles, California
Posted: 2013-07-16 3:59 pm   Permalink

These are from two weeks ago, all from the same person. This guy's parents sold everything, bought a yacht, and sailed around the world in the 60's and 70's.










The shell lamp is missing the base, but still a beautiful piece. The other shell is from Tahiti, but they didn't know where this one was from. Any ideas?
Thanks for any info and happy hunting!


 
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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2013-07-16 4:59 pm   Permalink

Nice score on those pieces TikiRootsRocka.

Do you think you could shine a flashlight into that carved shell lamp to show what it looks like when illuminated?

I love those type of lamps and they seem pretty rare to stumble across.
Thanks for sharing!


 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1400
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-07-16 6:18 pm   Permalink

$5 thrift store find. It appears to be real silver.






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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 402
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2013-07-16 7:10 pm   Permalink

Nice finds Mike. How tall is that carving in your first Pic? See ya at ITMP at Don's.
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1400
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-07-17 08:16 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-16 15:59, TikiRootsRocka wrote:
The shell lamp is missing the base, but still a beautiful piece. The other shell is from Tahiti, but they didn't know where this one was from. Any ideas?
Thanks for any info and happy hunting!



TikiRootsRocka, if there is a hole in the shell where the base was conected you can try to insert a mini strand of battery powered LED lights. I used a multi-colored strand with 20 lights like that for a conch shell that I have. You can find them in the big box stores around Christmas or online.





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