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Check the online Dictionary of Polynesian tribal tattoo symbols
Machine or Hand-tap tattooing
A tattoo session with machine, steps by steps, in pictures
1. Talking about the project
Hand-tap tatau session
Traditional tatau with hand-tap tattoo comb
The traditional hand-tap tattoo tools are not as precise as tattoo machines but they are not more painful. Some people say they are actually less painful because the tapping rhythm is quite slow in comparison with the speed of the needle machine.