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megimoo
12-09-2010, 10:49 PM
The Awesome Animal-Shaped Coffins of Ghana's Paa Joe

Teshie, the Ghanian city where Kane Quaye's carpentry workshop is located, is a fishing community. So: A fish. Quaye's workshop, by the way, is still active, and still steeped in the traditions of southeastern Ghana's Ga people, known for their elaborate funeral


http://gawker.com/5710022/the-awesome-animal+shaped-coffins-of-ghanas-paa-joe/gallery/4

Rockntractor
12-09-2010, 10:52 PM
Nice!
http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/7/2010/12/002.jpg

megimoo
12-09-2010, 10:57 PM
Nice!
http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/7/2010/12/002.jpgWe could fit the little runt into that one and Poke his pointy little head out through of the beak !

Gingersnap
12-09-2010, 10:59 PM
If this isn't total Lounge material, I don't know what would be.

Rockntractor
12-09-2010, 11:01 PM
We could fit the little runt into that one and Poke his pointy little head out through of the beak !

The squawking would be annoying!:eek:

megimoo
12-09-2010, 11:19 PM
If this isn't total Lounge material, I don't know what would be.
First you say you will and then you wont .Then you say you do but then you don't .

I'm undecided now so what am I going to do ?

..How can this be without farm animals ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghVQ1TjZa20&feature=related

Rockntractor
12-09-2010, 11:23 PM
First you say you will and then you wont .Then you say you do but then you don't .

I'm undecided now so what am I going to do ?

..How can this be without farm animals ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghVQ1TjZa20&feature=related

I think the lady is remarking on how very well suited this is for the lounge!:)

Gingersnap
12-09-2010, 11:25 PM
I think the lady is remarking on how very well suited this is for the lounge!:)

I have a total farm animal post for tomorrow - it's awesome.

megimoo
12-09-2010, 11:27 PM
I have a total farm animal post for tomorrow - it's awesome.
She slips, she slide, she evades the question ?

noonwitch
12-10-2010, 11:28 AM
Those are some awesome coffins.

megimoo
12-10-2010, 11:33 AM
Those are some awesome coffins.Pick one out and we'll take up a collection ?

noonwitch
12-10-2010, 01:25 PM
Pick one out and we'll take up a collection ?

It would be a waste of money and art to buy a coffin like this and bury it in a cemetary.