Te Toki Me Te Whao: The Story of Maori Carving Tools
It is over a century since the last major book on Maori carving tools. Clive Fugill, Master Carver at the NZ Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, tells the mythical, traditional and modern stories of the making and use of carving tools, including the adze (toki) and the chisel (whao) with detailed drawings and photos.
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ContentsList of photos and illustrationsAcknowledgementsIntroductionPart 1: Mythic Origins 1. Origins: Te Awhiorangi and Te Whironui2. Legendary adzes of Maori origin3. HinetuahoangaPart 2: Material Beginnings4. Pacific materials5. Stone resources in Aotearoa6. Stone extraction in the Maori quarryPart 3: Te Toki - The Adze 7. Adze manufacture8. Adzes for different uses9. Handles and bindings10. Toki poutangata11. Adze typesPart 4: Te Whao - The chisel and other tools12. Chisels and their usage13. The Maori drill and other tools14. PounamuConclusion15. Ranginui the adzeman16. PostscriptReferences