Liz Mangles - Sculptures in Wood



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You are welcome to visit Liz and the flock in the Ewenique Furniture Shop, Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset DT5 1JG ring Liz on 07835 121324 to make an appointment...or she may be off sailing!

Liz Mangles carves rocking horses, hobby horses, carousel animals as well as a whole flock of upholstered sheep.  Her work is characterised by a lively carving style and a spirit of joy and vitality in all her animals.

Liz trained for five years as a rocking horse maker, before moving to the more demanding field of fairground carving. She sculpts English lime wood with traditional tools to create her distinctive lively designs. A love of animals  gives her work a feeling of vitality and movement.

In 1989 she carved 24 large horses for a restored 1884 steam galloper. Since then she has carved many other fairground animals including reindeer, cockerels, sheep (one of which the Countess of Wessex owns), rabbits, dolphins, sea lions and hippocampi.  In 1998 she was featured on Channel 4's "Collector's Lot", making a camel for a stately home in Shropshire.

This website gives examples of Liz's work and shows a number of items that Liz holds in stock for sale such as hobby horses.  To place an order, or to commission a special piece of work from Liz, please contact her directly

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Liz Mangles - Craft and Design selected Maker

Feature on Liz in Craft in Focus

Ewenique Furniture will be at the following shows in 2016:

The Craft and Design Experience, Henley-on-Thames 24-26th June 2016

BBC Countryfile Live, Blenheim Palace 4-7th August 2016

Stock Gaylard Oak Fair 27-28th August 2016

Contemporary Craft and Design Fair, Crowthorne 28-30th October 2016

RHS Garden Wisley Christmas Contemporary Craft and Design Fair 23-27th November 2016

Liz's work has featured in many exhibitions over the years including The Country Living Fair in 2006, 2007, 2013 and 2014.

Her work has also featured in the Woodcarver Magazine and the Craftsman magazine.