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Will carve
AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Posts: 2380
From: So FL
Posted: 26 days ago; 12:49 pm   Permalink

We were guessing that the smaller tikis were from Barney West. The cuts were simple, but experienced. He knew where to go with the minimal number of cuts to make a figure. Many of the cast tikis have similar bodies and features. I'm curious how many more there are? So many of the originals have probably succumb to the elements. These won't!!

 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1613
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 15 days ago; 05:38 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2017-07-07 03:39, Will carve wrote:
Tom & I scored some real good palm logs.
We stocked up.





Geez Will, I wonder just how big is your yard?!


 
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Will carve
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Joined: Apr 06, 2011
Posts: 895
From: Ft. Lauderdale Fl.
Posted: 2 days ago; 07:18 am   Permalink

So as usual when I cast a new mold
I run to the Mai-Kai to see if I can
find an original carving or at least
an old casting.
All I could find of this guy was the
bodiless head laying in the bushes
with it's Al Jolson paint job.
Go figure.








 
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cy
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Joined: Mar 10, 2011
Posts: 1416
From: Gresham, Oregon
Posted: Yesterday; 3:34 pm   Permalink

Will those are cool!!

 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 8711
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: Yesterday; 3:58 pm   Permalink

Will!!! I keep seeing these cool statues that you have cast (out of concrete?) but what's the story with the molds? Are these molds you have made? Are these old vintage molds from the Mai Kai?

 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
Posts: 3933
From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: Today; 10:36 am   Permalink

I would be interested in the history also.

 
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