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Douglas Wieland
  • Fresno, CA
  • United States
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I own Forest Awakenings and handcraft fine hardwood boxes in my studio in Central California. While occasionally using lumber from commercial sources, I prefer to use recycled, repurposed, and urban lumber in my works.
One of the reasons I love working with wood is that trees retain their life long after leaving the forest. Sometime they just need a little help waking up. In much of my design work, I combine my affinity for classical western architecture with the challenge of letting the natural beauty of the wood show through. And throughout, I like to make the work touchable. So as you find my work out and about, feel free to pick a piece up let all your senses roam
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Exploring the warmth and life of wood in all its beautiful variety.
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At 11:49am on February 12, 2013, Dina Kassel said…

Hi Douglas


Thanks for your kind words. I am currently showing at La Parisian on Herndon right by TGIF. I have 13 of my works on display until the end of this month.

While I have been doing this for over 40 years it is only recently I started showing due to requests. I have many of my pieces also on my Facebook page.

At 1:53pm on August 20, 2012, Brenda Allison said…


 Good afternoon, The ReStore is a good idea, I havent been there in a while. We are planning on using a queen bed, 60" wide and want it tall. Her ceiling are 12', think of a 1920's SF loft apt. I have access to a truck and own a gmc cargo van that is for sale, if you know anyone who needs a good work van? If you want more info on the van let me know. Just thought I would ask about the wood! Thanks

At 12:04pm on August 19, 2012, Brenda Allison said…

Thank you Douglas, for your nice words about my art. I wish, I had more time to paint, but between work and life, painting comes saddly,last. Your art is beautiful, I love the stoppers. Reading your information, it hit me that you might be a possible supplier of old wood? I am looking for old planks, old 2 x 4, to make a headboard? Rough, painted distressed all work. Thanks for your time, Brenda

At 7:56pm on August 18, 2012, Lauren Malpica said…
Thank you for your comments on my art. I really do appreciate it.
At 4:54am on August 15, 2012, Godfrey Coppinger said…

Hi Doug! My mountain time was wonderful and I got absolutely nothing done!




At 4:59pm on August 14, 2012, Steven said…
Thanks alot, i showed sum of my work at THE MANCHESTER EXPERIMENT in july, gunna see if i can get my stuff at the ART HOUSE that recentley opened up.
At 10:29am on August 13, 2012, Craig Mendez said…

Thanks ! No I will not be showing at Gallerys,arthops ,art shows this year because of family issuse.I Have started a new page on Facebook . An endless Peer Into Music Souls that I have dedecated to my Art/ Photo work of musicians. Please check it out and let me know what you think. Please like the page by clicking liked if you find it intresting..


At 7:59am on August 8, 2012, Richard G. Crockett said…

Thanks Douglas. Thanks! Yes, there's something about wood. Each piece is unpredictable. One never knows what one's tools will reveal.

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At 10:46am on June 13, 2012, Rosemary Lakovich said…

Welcome to the site.  Your art is so beautifully crafted.  I love the fact that you used recycled wood. 


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