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James Rickard shaping the underside of the waka at Te Puia

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - shaping the underside of the waka

James Rickard shaping the waka waharoa at Te Puia

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - shaping the waka waharoa section

shaping the waka waharoa at Te Puia

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - shaping the waka waharoa section

the pare (lintel) is lined up

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - the pare (lintel) is lined up

James Rickard explains his drawings at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - James Rickard, master carver, explains his drawings

the carving team in action at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - the carving team in action

carving out the drawings on the waka

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - carving out the drawings on the waka

the waka drawings taking shape at Te Puia

Te Puia, 15 Jan 2010 - the waka drawings taking shape

strokes of the Master Carver, James Rickard at Te Puia

Te Puia, 15 Jan 2010 - strokes of the Master Carver

the waharoa section takes form at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - more strokes from the master

the pare (lintel) takes form

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - the pare (lintel) takes form

detail carving of the pare (lintel)

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - detail carving of the pare (lintel)

carving the underside of the waka maumahara at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - carving the underside of the waka maumahara

carving intricate patterns on the waka maumahara

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - carving intricate patterns on the waka maumahara

James Rickard drawing out the design on the waka at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - James Rickard fine-tunes the drawing on the waka

tuning in to the master carver's instructions at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - tuning in to the master's instructions

carving the waka maumahara at Te Puia

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - carving the waka maumahara

Te Taru White with some of the carving team members

Te Puia, Feb 2010 - Te Taru White, James Rickard and some of the carving team

Te Puia Carving Team

Te Puia, 17 Feb 2010 - James Rickard drilling holes either side of the haumi joint

Drilling holes either side of the haumi joint

Te Puia, 17 Feb 2010 - Drilling holes supervised by Hekenukumai Busby

Waka with completed haumi joint holes

Te Puia, 17 Feb 2010 - Waka with completed haumi joint holes - see Te Puia farewells waka »

 

Gallery Slideshow : Te Puia - shaping, carving waka underside

Te Puia waka maumahara kauri wood chip


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