began carving when not tending to chores on the family farm.
At 16 he shipped out on a Great Lakes freighter and passed the
time during off-duty hours carving small figures. After college
graduation, he joined the U.S.Air Force and became a jet fighter
pilot. He earned two combat decorations in Korea and again found
himself passing time woodcarving. Doug later worked as an elementary
and junior high principal. He was active in Boy Scouting with
his son, and camp-outs found him carving a caged ball and chain
for the fascinated Scouts.
served as president of the Southwest Woodcarvers and is a member
of Arizona Woodcarvers, National Woodcarvers Association, and
Affiliated Woodcarvers, Ltd.
is available to teach woodcarving seminars and judge exhibits
and shows. His carvings are available for sale.
Tucson, AZ 85704