Dr. K

Anthropologist/Artist

The Kapa Case

Kapa is the bark cloth made in Hawaii. The display of this in the museum has some miniature kapa sheets I made. Today I made a few ancient kapa beaters which are like small bats, four-sided, with textures on each side.  Here are mine, and the case is now lit!

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Lights, lighting, almost lit

I need to light my museum display cases, especially since last year my lighting was criticized (including by the judges) So, I met a nice man at Philadelphia Miniaturia who sold me all sorts of little LED light that I think will work in the cases. Now I have to figure our how to put […]

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Some mini artifacts

My eyes are strained and my hands are permanently stained and glued, but I have made some interesting replicas of the Hawaiian artifacts found in the museums mentioned in this blog. Here are some examples and some of the work involved in getting them done. The most fun was working with miniature gourds (called Tennessee […]

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