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Ohia wood... good for carving?
Davez_tikiz
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Joined: Aug 17, 2005
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From: Riverside, CA
Posted: 2007-01-30 7:09 pm   Permalink

Making a few trips to the Big Island this winter/spring....and there's lots of Ohia trees on the East side where we will be. Anyone carved it before?

 
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GMAN
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From: My Island
Posted: 2007-01-30 7:18 pm   Permalink

I haven't, but if you send me a piece about 4' long and 14" in diameter I'll give you a full report.
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Davez_tikiz
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Posted: 2007-01-30 10:29 pm   Permalink

Ha ha ha.... you da man, G!! If it would fit in my suitcase......

 
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AlienTiki
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Joined: Jul 08, 2005
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From: MAUI No Ka'oi
Posted: 2007-01-31 01:13 am   Permalink

Yes, ohia is nice. Carve it up!

Here's an article about a carver and some Ohia kii
from the Honolulu
Star Bulletin





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Davez_tikiz
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Posted: 2007-01-31 05:36 am   Permalink

Thanks, AT! That was a nice article. I'll try and get my hands on as much as I can bring back home.

 
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