Southern California tiki carver Michael Lowrey specializes in creating tikis and other objects with original designs carved out of palm wood that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill. His Tiki Lau has started selling his tiki online through his Facebook page and website and are now available for the first time at The [...]
Photo by John GastaldoAn 80-year-old Torry pine which was removed last month from Cardiff-by-the-Sea’s Swami’s park is about to get turned into a Moai.
The tree was damaged beyond repair by an infestation of bark beetles. Crews left an 11-foot-tall section of the tree, which will now be carved by Encinitas resident and woodworking artist Tim [...]
Justin and Sarah Tanner went from tiki mug collectors to tiki carvers after getting bit by the bug. The couple initially decorated their house with Justin’s creations, but within a short time they began selling his carvings and a business, DeTiki, was born.
DeTiki makes a couple of interesting items other than poles and masks, including [...]
San Mateo’s Daily Journal ran a nice story last week about Tualau Tauheluhelu, a tiki carver that’s been plying his trade for 30 years. Originally from Tonga, the 56-year-old moved to the United States when he was 18 and made his between-class hobby into a full-time job.
“I’ll carve anything, you name it,” chuckles Tauheluhelu between [...]
Max Kelly is a graphic designer and tiki carver in Sarasota, Florida. His tiki have an updated retro feel.
For prices and purchasing information, contact him at his website.
See more tiki at Max Kelly’s website
Tiki carver Justin Kingsley Noyes and his wife Rachel Van Atta Noyles create handmade tiki-inspired products for tiki bars, home and body from their shop on Anna Maria Island on Florida’s west coast.
Justin carves poles that range from $99-$850, while Rachel makes brass and wood medallions, rings, and other decorative items, ranging in price from [...]
For 2009, Tiki Talk will be adding a directory of tiki carvers, organized by state, to help facilitate matching up carvers with potential patrons.
If you’re a carver, or know one, use the “suggest a site” link and provide the following info:
Business Name (if applicable)
City, State, and Zip Code
Website URL (if applicable)
80 word or less [...]