Carvings from Idaho

Posted By on January 10, 2010

Tom ReulTom Reul at work These carvings are made by Tom Reul from Hayden Lake, Idaho, United States.
He retired as an illustrator for the U.S. Forest service in 1983 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

With his turned and carved bowl “Olive Bowl” he won the turning contest: “Two Board Feet” in November 18, 2005. This contest was organized by
There you can see pictures and read comments about how it was done.

And more of his work can be seen here:

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4 Responses to “Carvings from Idaho”

  1. These are beautiful treasures and true works of art.

  2. I covet that olive bowl!! So awesome!

  3. I have been mesmerized by the incredible artwork you have been sharing with us. What a gift these artists have…. I am in awe and humbled.
    Thank you for posting such beauty!

  4. K. Schneider says:

    Tom is not only an amazing artist but a beautiful person. He is always interested in knowing others and making connections with people. It is an honor to know him.

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