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Post #803588 by tikiskip on Thu, May 19, 2022 6:57 AM

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Here they are. Met the lady at her warehouse, they got rid of everything because they were tearing down the place to build the new Baseball stadium.

Kahiki shades

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Hope you have a great day Kid!

Thank you for that firsthand account of what you found. I hold the most stock in stuff like that as most times firsthand accounts don't come with an agenda to get you to think one way or the other.

Be skeptical people and don't believe everything you are told people, that's all I ask.

Ok on to some tiki stuff.

Here is a new bar hanger barrel just did. used to find these all the time for like 5-10 bucks. Now they are $20.00 or more when I see them.

Got about ten or more of them they would be great shelf stands.

Just add some rope work and a hook plus a cork and yer done.


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Here are some molded resin items I made some time ago.

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so I have done this, "It's not so bad if somebody made one just for themselves"

But what is your take on making a copy of a table lamp from the Kahiki that was from the 60s and the artist if you could find out who made it is most likely dead.

(This is the second version and not the Marcy Sapp one we all knew who made that one)

Made about five of those and sold three? Did let people know it was a copy.

The thing is what do you do about a light you can't find any more and still want that light? you really end up covering the cost of making that light and end up with a few for yourself as any kind of pay off for making that light.

Do try to keep the lights I made mostly things I have come up with but do look at others from the past for ideas.

Have seen on here lights that are just like mine the more original ones I have done over time and one guy who I just asked to see a photo of it as it was in the background and he was all like "I have never even seen any of your lights" this was a long time TCer too that apparently never went to my light thread.

Man it would be nice to at least say I got this idea from.... Do try to give credit when I directly use an idea, and have asked for permission to use others ideas like from a painting but have never used that idea after they said yes I just never got around to it.

What's yer take on that.

Funny you say that I told Mike about your tread here and he said he would check it out, but I also told him that if I showed you how to tie floats like I had just showed him you would be beating me in less than a year.

Wish you did live nearby as we could make lights together.

I did long ago show one person how to tie floats and asked him not to tell anyone he was in a tiki group and that group with him teaching did a seminar at one of their events on how to tie floats right after I showed him.

Plus, a girl he knows well now sells more float lights than I do, I don't think she ties them the same way I do though to be honest.

So, all that killed me wanting to do as many how tos.

You know I was supposed to do an article in the new Tiki Mag on how to tie floats but it never happened kinda think the guy that worked for Amy was not so fond of me at that time is my best guess.

"TikiSkip you know that would never work at a restaurant." Ha! the way Hospitals are run would not work in any business except government that's only because people MUST come to you and must put up with the way they are so poorly managed.

My restaurant had a menu with prices, you knew what you were going to pay, at a hospital you have NO IDEA what kind of outrageous bill is coming.

At my restaurant everybody pays the same for what they got, at a hospital some pay NOTHING and those people many times are the fine citizens that lay around and drink or do drugs all day and have no time for working AND those are the people that know how to get into the ER and many times are just looking for pain killers or a warm place to stay for a night, I talk to other nurse's.

Time after time the day we went to the ER we would watch these people wheeled right into the back and get care right away.

PLUS, it looks like some people don't even have to be citizens at all to get FREE health care just wait till that 6 plus million people get into your ERs over the next two years that does not even include the new babies that will be born here over that time.

[ Edited by tikiskip on 2024-03-05 19:15:55 ]