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Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Tiki Carving First attempt palm carving. Look that pile of shavings!
First attempt palm carving. Look that pile of shavings!
MadDogMike
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2008-07-14 1:07 pm   Permalink

Sorry guys, I just had to do it Rented a skybucket and trimmed all my trees this weekend. Carefully shaped them to be "pinapplesque". Now I need to haul off that mountain of palm fronds

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sungod
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Joined: Feb 07, 2003
Posts: 219
From: Tampa Bay/New Port Richey
Posted: 2008-07-14 1:29 pm   Permalink

Can anybody say thatch for tiki hut roofs?

 
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sungod
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From: Tampa Bay/New Port Richey
Posted: 2008-07-14 1:30 pm   Permalink

Wait! Those are those pokey one's right? Never mind.

 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
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From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2008-07-14 1:31 pm   Permalink

Yep, dont haul em off. Save em for a thatched roof!

 
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MadDogMike
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2008-07-14 2:41 pm   Permalink

They're only pokey for the first few feet (not like date palms). BigT, I know this probably belongs in another forum but... I had done a search earlier (TC and internet) on how to make thatched roof out of palm fronds but didn't find anything. Any tips?
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TheBigT
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From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2008-07-14 2:45 pm   Permalink

I haven't done this myself, but I envy your supply!

 
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MadDogMike
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2008-07-14 4:32 pm   Permalink

BigT, I've got a layover in Houston Friday on my way to the Caribbean, want me to bring you some?
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