TEXAS WOODCARVER

FINE CARVINGS IN THE EUROPEAN TRADITION

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Welcome to Texas Woodcarver.com, home to Doug Oliver’s woodcarvings. Doug Oliver was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and now lives in Flower Mound, Texas with his wife Dena. They have two children. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Geology) from SFASU and now owns his own graphic design firm www.fossildesign.com and woodcarving studio. He has a lifelong love of art, sculpture, design and architecture. He was traditionally-trained under Bavarian master carver Ludwig Keininger for nearly 10 years in the Dallas area. He has also has studied with Wayne Barton, Phil Odden, Else Bigton and Hans Schwalm. Doug’s work varies in size and shape, but emphasis is traditional, ecclesiastical, European art. He has been commissioned by individuals, architects, designers and churches. He also sculpts clay.

 

17 Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands! Psalm 90:17

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GOTHIC ALTAR CARVED IN WALNUT, APPROXIMATELY 35″X12″X8″

RECENT COMMISSION    FLOWER MOUND, TX USA
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NORWEGIAN DRAGENSTIL (DRAGON) STYLE TRUNK CARVED IN RELIEF BY DOUG OLIVER AND PAINTED BY ROSEMALING ARTIST LESLIE LANDIS. TRUNK IS BASSWOOD APPROXIMATELY 36″l X 18″W X 24″
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 PETER MANSBENDEL BOOK    NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

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AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE PETER MANSBENDEL-HOW A SWISS IMMIGRANT CARVED HIS WAY INTO TEXAS HISTORY by Douglas R. Oliver 10/2015 (226 pages over 700 photos) – $55 + $5 shipping=$60 Total
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BASEBALL RELIEF PLAQUE

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VIKING DRINKING ALE BOWL

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GOTHIC TRACERY

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