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nui 'umi 'umi
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Posted: 2013-09-27 5:45 pm   Permalink

My brudda from Reno snagged this Jim Beam King K decanteur in a “Savers”. Same for the very common (up there)p-nut mug from Trader Dick’s.
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Posted: 2013-09-29 02:23 am   Permalink

Found this at a second-hand bookstore today. I only flicked through it at the store but there were enough cool photos to make me buy it.



 
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bigbrotiki
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Posted: 2013-09-29 08:15 am   Permalink

A classic, one of my first Polynesian art books. By a classic author:

http://archives.starbulletin.com/2001/09/10/news/story11.html

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AdOrAdam
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Posted: 2013-09-29 2:41 pm   Permalink

New carving, they seem to be popping up everywhere at the mo!





I like the side detailing


 
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TikiVato
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Posted: 2013-09-29 11:25 pm   Permalink

I came up to Reno a couple of days ago to visit my other brother (not David)and found a couple of nice things in the area.
A Bowl from Trader Dick's


Hala Kahiki style Moai Mug from The Tiki's in Monterey Park. I have never seen this style from that place. I checked ooga-mooga and couldn't find it from the Tikis but maybe I missed it. Maybe someone can direct me to it. I found four this style and one black more common moai. Thanks to Jon (Hang10tiki)I found this tiki on ooga mooga by searching "Painted Moai Mug" under OMC. My search of the Tiki's or the Tikis did not yield anything.



I have been searching for a fiberglass Marlin that I could afford for a while. This one is only 6' but only cost me $20.00

Wasn't looking for this but I couldn't resist it. A ships' wench bust made of resin.


A retro 14" diameter float.

My wife and I flew into town so I have to store my finds at my brother's house until I can drive back.

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nui 'umi 'umi
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Posted: 2013-09-30 11:34 am   Permalink

Outstanding finds up in Reno little brudda! Just in time for Christmas!

Have a safe trip home we miss yo so so much. Btw , datsa nice marlin?

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TikiVato
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Posted: 2013-09-30 9:43 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-09-29 23:25, TikiVato wrote:

Hala Kahiki style Moai Mug from The Tiki's in Monterey Park. I have never seen this style from that place. I checked ooga-mooga and couldn't find it from the Tikis but maybe I missed it. Maybe someone can direct me to it. I found four this style and one black more common moai.

Thanks to Jon's PM (Hang10tiki)I found this tiki on ooga mooga by searching "Painted Moai Mug" under OMC. That page directed me to page 113 of BOT and there it was. Thanks to my wife for a wonderful find.





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finky099
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Posted: 2013-10-02 12:34 pm   Permalink

Nice finds, Tikivato! I'm on the lookout for a sailfish, myself. Gives me hope.

 
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Posted: 2013-10-02 1:06 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-09-29 23:25, TikiVato wrote:
I came up to Reno a couple of days ago to visit my other brother (not David)and found a couple of nice things in the area.
I have been searching for a fiberglass Marlin that I could afford for a while. This one is only 6' but only cost me $20.00




I'm very jealous. I would love to find a smaller marlin for my bar. I really don't have any room in the lounge, but I figure I might be able to fit a 5 foot (or smaller) one on the thatch above the bar.
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Posted: 2013-10-02 11:14 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-09-29 02:23, swizzle wrote:
Found this at a second-hand bookstore today. I only flicked through it at the store but there were enough cool photos to make me buy it.


Hey Robbie,
Thats a very intriguing cover photo.I’d be very interested in seeing a couple or three of your favorites ( from the art of Tahiti book if you don’t mind teasing us a bit.
Later,
David


 
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Posted: 2013-10-04 12:36 am   Permalink

G'day David, hope you're well.

As i said, i picked the book up in the store and flicked through it and i pretty much landed on the following pages. Seeing these carvings was enough to convince me to buy it. I've only just read the introduction and it is already very interesting and worth the purchase.




(It was when i landed on this pic that i was sold.)


I also picked these up the very crude salt and pepper shakers at the thrift store today. They were 50cents each and as tiki finds are few and far between around these parts i bought them.



 
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Posted: 2013-10-04 01:08 am   Permalink

So you like the "Pacific Islander" porn?
I do believe the title of the book was "Sporting Wood in the Islands"


 
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