Maori paddles from Captain Cook’s first voyage, 1769

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Maori Paddle

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Hoe - Whakairo Rākau | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

The hoe was the means of propulsion for the Māori waka (canoe). While the hoe was primarily a paddle, it also doubled as a weapon when the need arose. Carved paddles were the property of the chief and were highly valued. The hoe came in different styles a

Maori Hoe (canoe paddle)

New Guinea Tribal art is a private gallery specializing in the sale of fine oceanic art from Papua New Guinea and the Pacific.

Paddle Making (and other canoe stuff): Cherry Fusion Paddle

From that large cherry stock I wrote about in the last post , I was able to carve out two paddle blanks. Here they are posing on the balcony.


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