My goal is to have made at least one tiki mug for my home tiki bar, by the end of the year. I’ve been poring over Tiki Central’s forums to learn more about the process. I have also picked up a couple of books on it, and have been creating a big workflow list of […]
I’m controlling everything in this project with a Raspberry Pi 2, a system on a chip. Essentially it’s a really tiny Linux computer that you can use for most anything you could use a full-size computer for. It’s just not quite as powerful. NeoPixels (WS2811) I was afraid, when I first started this project, that […]
I’m gonna build a volcano. Movies are a huge passion in my life, so of course I have a screening room (which most other people would probably call a “home theater”) in my basement. Tiki is a passion of mine too, and while I haven’t brought too much tiki decor into my home (just a […]
This coming Tuesday, 2014-01-28, is the Bobtiki Crawl! If you’re native to San Francisco, or just in town for Renaissance 2014 (like I am), I’d love to have you along. The generous and lovely Jen Tiki (part of the Tiki Oasis crew) will be leading us on a journey from the Tonga Room to Trader […]
Tiki Torches Flicker in the Rain, originally uploaded by bobtiki. I love how the rain on the window screen pixellates and breaks up the image.