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Project by Hawaiilad posted 11-19-2014 01:47 AM 1932 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here in Hawaii you see tiki’s like there all over the place. Either carved into tree’s, cast in cement or tattooed to arms of people. Just a simple scroll saw project cut from Koa. I borrowed the design from Steve Good and tweaked it a bit, about 12” tall

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#1 posted 11-19-2014 02:07 AM

Larry, that Tiki is gorgeous.
Great job and I love that Koa wood.
Thanks for showing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 11-19-2014 02:11 AM

Awesome !!! Scared me and I’m fearless. :)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#3 posted 11-19-2014 02:17 AM

Love it great job!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 11-19-2014 02:49 AM

You did a great job.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 11-19-2014 11:08 AM

Real nicely done and an interesting piece for sure.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 11-19-2014 12:21 PM

very nice job. the koa is a good choice for this peice.

-- Retired and lovin it

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#7 posted 11-19-2014 04:21 PM

very nice Larry.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#8 posted 11-19-2014 05:00 PM

Awesome work Larry.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#9 posted 11-19-2014 07:28 PM

Nice Larry, you created a fantastic piece of art.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 11-19-2014 10:36 PM

Great wood and pattern.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 11-19-2014 11:04 PM

Nice work Larry could do with one of those to freak my dreadful neighbours out, Kind of cute though. Timber looks really cool.

-- BAZZ, LIVERPOOL UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#12 posted 11-20-2014 01:59 AM

I like this a lot. I’ve been trying to find a way to incorporate tikis into a desktop project (speakers/monitor stand) but the carving intimidated me. Never thought to cut them on a scrollsaw.

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#13 posted 11-20-2014 04:56 AM

The scrolling was really easy…but I have been scrolling for about 30 + years. The wife liked it so much she requested a large one for our new house here in Hawaii. Never have been good with spiral blades, but might have to practice if I make a large Tiki.

Thanks to everyone for the nice comments.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#14 posted 11-20-2014 11:49 AM

Vary nice Project Larry. Well Executed and a great design! Thanks for sharing!

-- Why Is There So Much Month Left At The End O f The Money? (Rick, Ontario, Canada)

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#15 posted 11-20-2014 10:33 PM

I like the execution of the pattern!Very neat.

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