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shaping the top side of the waka

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - shaping the top side of the waka

more waka shaping

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - more waka shaping

planing the waharoa section

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - planing the waharoa section

carving the top side of the waka

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - carving the top side of the waka

oiling the waka before turning

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - oiling the waka before turning

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - James and Karl strap the waka for rolling

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - safely over the wall ready for turning over

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - turning the waka over for carving the other side

Te Puia, 15 Jan 2010 - the crane lowers the waka into position...

James and Karl guide the wak section into place

Te Puia, 15 Jan 2010 - with James and Karl's guiding hands

the two pieces of the waka are fitted into place

Te Puia, 15 Jan 2010 - almost there...

Bruce the crane driver

Te Puia, 15 Jan 2010 - Bruce the crane driver - see carving the underside of the waka »

 

Gallery Slideshow : Te Puia - carving, turning & shaping

Te Puia waka maumahara kauri wood chip


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