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Project by BDSart posted 06-11-2015 06:16 AM 964 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Material – Tauari wood
The pendant is impregnated with linseed oil and waxed with combination of carnauba and beeswax..

Fish hook – Hei Matau :
Represents strength and determination and brings peace, prosperity and good health. Also provides safe journey over water.

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/BDSart





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Druid

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#1 posted 06-11-2015 07:24 AM

Nicely done, and I appreciate the explanation of the meanings attached to this carving. Am I correct in assuming that this is a traditional type of carving in your area?

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 06-12-2015 01:19 AM

How do you do that? Scroll saw? Hand carved?

-- FNG ... On a quest for knowledge.

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#3 posted 06-13-2015 10:06 AM



How do you do that? Scroll saw? Hand carved?

- Beams37

I use rotary tool (foredom) + a lot of sanding

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/BDSart

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Beams37

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#4 posted 06-13-2015 04:24 PM

Thanks. I would love to learn how to make these.

-- FNG ... On a quest for knowledge.

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#5 posted 06-14-2015 08:40 PM

I bet This guy would love to have one of these to add to his collection
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