advertise on Tiki Central

Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop
  [Edit Profile]  [Edit Preferences]  [Search] [Sign Up]
[Personal Messages]  [Member List]  [Help/FAQ]  [Rules]  [Login]
Tiki Central Forums Tiki Gallery My creations-Lamps and other projects

You are viewing a single post from the search result.
view the entire topic
My creations-Lamps and other projects
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Dec 10, 2008
Posts: 97
Posted: 2012-07-23 3:00 pm   Permalink

Hi there!

Here are some of my projects- lamps and other stuff that I have created in past few years.

Float lamps:

6" glass

12" glass

Acrylics-6" ones

here they are lit up:

Here is a lighter blue one I had hanging outside and a huge monster 16" globe that took a very long time to tie

Didn't get a chance to take a pic of it lit up before it got sold, but you can see sunlight coming though it below

I've also been obsessed with shrunken heads, so I sorta converted one of the cheapy party store ones into a light.

Puffer lamps.

Then and of course, naturally, once you have done a puffer, on to the next-my all time fav tiki lamp puffer in a float! Yes. They make me bleed, ouch, but they are worth it!

Shell lamp.

Here are a few more I made a while ago, bamboo ones were a special request from a friend.

First one of it's type:

Basket/hat/resin combos:

Tiki is really inspiring and exciting to me and it keeps me motivated to try different things.

During our trip to Chicago a few years ago, we made a stop at Natural History Museum and checked out their Oceanic exhibit, oh my! They have a huge collection of PNG items, mind-blowing. I have seen Duk Duk before, but not a life-sized one, so I got inspired to make a mug.

These are my first attempts at the world of ceramics

and here is another one, hand built coils, it is small so it holds my swizzles

So the proportions were a bit off on the first Duk, so I made another one.

Floats again!

I had one of those old vintage Duraglass floats, so I made him a net! New type of the net made with treated rope.

Drilled glass float:

Small 5" yellow float drilled and sandblasted on the inside and out:

Handblown glass:

A few small floats, and a small 5" lamp,-handblown by me, sandblasted.

9" blue float- handblown by me, net made with hemp rope.

I hope you like it! More coming soon!


[ This Message was edited by: spiked 2012-09-26 14:46 ]

[ This Message was edited by: spiked 2015-01-07 10:32 ]

View Profile of spiked Send a personal message to spiked      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote

[ About Tiki Central | Contact Tiki Central | Advertise on Tiki Central ]
(c) 2000-2018 Tikiroom.com (tm), Tiki Central (tm)

Credits & copyright infomation