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Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Other Crafts Wendy Cevola 3/5/15 Wish List #5 progress. Tyber Tiki's lid,5 tiki bucket mug, Kingstiedye's Fink
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Wendy Cevola 3/5/15 Wish List #5 progress. Tyber Tiki's lid,5 tiki bucket mug, Kingstiedye's Fink
TikiHula
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Joined: Apr 09, 2002
Posts: 723
From: SacTown
Posted: Yesterday; 11:56 am   Permalink

Nicely done Hang10

 
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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 5254
Posted: Yesterday; 6:16 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki for a moment I thought you thought IDoVooDoo's necklace broke and then I remembered our concrete moai. At least it still looks good on it's side.

Wow I love the letters, thank you for sharing...and maybe putting them in place???

TikiHula I sent you a message.

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Progress Report on Wish List #5.

Tyber Tiki has decided that the HUGE Maori mug/lamp should be a lamp. So he requested the lid and hole so that he can adapt it once it is in his hands.

When I made the first lid for Dan's it took a long time and it wasn't as nice as I would prefer. So I figured out a better way with what I had available.

I had already cast one of my tube mugs and it has been sitting on a shelf waiting for a purpose. I cut off the bottom and set it aside.


I cut the top in half and


wet my fingers and began smoothing it flat.


I put a piece of plastic wrap on top of the clay so I could use Dan's top as a guide for cutting.


Next I folded the plastic over on the leftover piece and put it in a plastic bag for another project.


Now that the first piece was cut I put a lot of sticky clay on top. I cut the top off a tall Tiki Bob mug and


pressed it down into the sticky mess.


I cleaned it up and cut a hole for the lamp fixture.


I put it on top of his lamp and then I


cut more off. I left enough so as it dries and shrinks it will still be large enough.


Then I drilled a hole at the bottom for the cord.



Once I have finished my "work" day for the Wish List I am free to play.

The bottom piece I cut off the mug was just begging to be turned into a bucket mug.

I just had fun playing with this and doing a fast carve of 5 tiki faces.

















I just love playing with clay.

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More on Frankin Fink tomorrow. Cheers, Wendy

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danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 5254
Posted: Yesterday; 6:39 pm   Permalink

A double post tonight. I hope that's OK.

Here are all the photos showing how I did the hands on kingtiedye's (aka Bullet's) Frankin Fink.

First I strangled the mug to make a neck. Then I started building up the arms.


I also cut the bottom platform to resemble paving stones.


I added fingers and a shabbiness to the bottom of his trench coat.


Next the sleeves were made shabby and one hand was stitched on.


After the clay had dried enough I was able to use a skewer to scratch the clay fingernails.


Done.


How's that two in one night. Dan pull me away from the computer....Daaaaaaaaaaan!

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MauiTiki
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Joined: Jan 20, 2003
Posts: 706
From: A rock in the middle of the Ocean
Posted: Yesterday; 7:11 pm   Permalink

Thanks Wendy for posting photos! It was so fun having you and Dan over. I'm glad you are enjoying your mugs!

I swear I need to spend more time on TC, but then I'd have no time for mug making. Someday when I retire! Ha!

ALOOOOOHA!

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On 2015-02-24 09:50, danlovestikis wrote:
Goodbye Maui, Maui Rob and Beachbumz. Thank you.
We had a great time.

These arrived from Maui Rob. The three on the left all alterations of the same mug. It's the tiki from our hotel.


Here's the tiki for comparison. How fun is this? VERY!


Beachbumz and Maui Rob have wonderful tikis for sale. They are here on Tiki Central and easy to contact.




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IDoVoodoo
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Joined: Apr 13, 2014
Posts: 109
From: East Bay, California
Posted: Yesterday; 11:38 pm   Permalink

Wendy, you truly are one of my FAVORITE Artists. I love all the detail; and it's so blatantly obvious that you put all kinds of love and care in to your work. I can't wait to hang out sometime.

Skol!



 
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