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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 882
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2013-10-04 01:17 am   Permalink

After i hit enter i thought about going back and editing the post because i realised 2 of the 3 pics might lead people to some assumptions that are not true. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1191
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-10-04 01:56 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-10-04 00:36, swizzle wrote:
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.



Mahalo, nice pix in dat book. Neva mind dat dirty minded ATP. He tinks he a big boy cuz he name Lance.
Later
Btw, your mugs are looking supercool!

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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 6301
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2013-10-04 03:55 am   Permalink

I just couldn't help myself
but hey, nothing dirty about it!


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4161
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-10-04 09:10 am   Permalink

ATP- u funny


 
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AdOrAdam
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Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 461
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2013-10-06 1:26 pm   Permalink

I decided to have an ebay blitz of maori tiki bits & bobs:



A war club, 2 candle sticks, a little tiki (not ebay), a resin tiki, salt & pepper shakers & a partitioned bowl.

The littlest tiki I found today. I'm looking forward to getting some pistachio nuts to have out of the partitioned bowl

I also found something for my Fall 2013 Mug Swap!
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=46217&forum=5&9
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2858
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-10-06 7:55 pm   Permalink

Over two weekends of hunting, I walked a total of 11.69 miles, and found this stuff along the way:


Old and newer Hawaiian tikis. One on right has Maui Heather on the bottom


Never found one like this before. Looks like a chick tiki trying to cover her boobs with her hands

It's 13inches tall and unsigned

Maybe Phillipines older style, or preTonga stlye Hawaiian carved?

Maori letter opener

I have one like it already, but it's a different color and uinmarked. This one is stamped "Hand carved in Rotorua"

Mini Hawaiian Distillers Pinapple Liquor tiki bottle, full.


Two more vintage shell lamps:

the one on the left has it's points sanded down so it sits on three feet tripod style. Looks nice lit up:


I've been into these type lamps lately. Think I have 6 now.

Buzzy Out!
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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 235
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2013-10-10 5:23 pm   Permalink

On odd find... Promotional Tiki Mug for Weathermatic.





I've never seen this one before and not sure what to make of it. It feels very... hmmm... corporate.
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11270
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2013-10-10 7:11 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-10-06 19:55, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
Never found one like this before. Looks like a chick tiki trying to cover her boobs with her hands

It's 13inches tall and unsigned

Maybe Phillipines older style, or preTonga stlye Hawaiian carved?



Me thinks Poly-Asian crap, that one. The mixed blonde/dark hardwood is one sign. Being sold as an "interesting" feature, it's actually a sign of younger, cheaper material, in moi opinion.


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3533
From: HELL
Posted: 2013-10-11 06:47 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-10-10 17:23, Tattoo wrote:
On odd find... Promotional Tiki Mug for Weathermatic.





I've never seen this one before and not sure what to make of it. It feels very... hmmm... corporate.





I have a glass candle holder of this, same size but no markings on it. i assume the mug was made from a mold of the glass candle holder. where the words weathermatic on yours are, is a blank space on mine. I'm sure others have or have seen the candle holder. Did you get this on etsy ?? I saw one there recently and i notice it was sold.



 
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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 235
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2013-10-12 10:36 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-10-11 06:47, Tipsy McStagger wrote:

I have a glass candle holder of this, same size but no markings on it. i assume the mug was made from a mold of the glass candle holder. where the words weathermatic on yours are, is a blank space on mine. I'm sure others have or have seen the candle holder. Did you get this on etsy ?? I saw one there recently and i notice it was sold.





Yes.. I got it on Etsy. I'd never seen it before and looked interesting enough. But it's nothing too special either. I did seem a little strange that what looks like a corporate give away was that unique. So yes, it being made from some sort of hobbyist type mold would make sense. Also, it has the flat bottom (as opposed to concave or recessed) which seems to be a common aspect of hobbyist mugs.


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4161
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-10-12 2:10 pm   Permalink

Got this from an elderly lady from Hawaii
Family said a friend made it for her.

















$5.00



I also picked up 101 Hawaiian CDs


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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1191
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-10-12 4:38 pm   Permalink

Very nice Jon!
Mahalo for sharing.


 
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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 539
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2013-10-12 9:35 pm   Permalink

That canoe looks like a prison made item. Usually rolled paper was used
In construction. The ones I've seen weren't as decorated. Maybe made after
Prison or for someone special. Nice!


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1191
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-10-13 01:00 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-10-12 21:35, HOUSE OF KU wrote:
That canoe looks like a prison made item. Usually rolled paper was used
In construction. The ones I've seen weren't as decorated. Maybe made after
Prison or for someone special. Nice!


This site is simply amazing!
Mahalo house!


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1191
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-10-15 4:00 pm   Permalink

My wife bought me an early Christmas present during our last trip to Palm Springs. The bowl holds about 108 ounces, has 4 matching mugs and also a cool print-this was # 50 of 100
Gonna have to add another room.
Cheers




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