• Linda Wuensche, left, of Austin, examines a large piece of turned mesquite wood from seller Sarah Woodward on Friday at the Texas Mesquite Arts Festival at Marktplatz. Woodward’s late husband, Woody, made mesquite art for most of his life. This was one of the few remaining pieces of his work. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Wedel
  • A whale made from mesquite wood was one of many items for sale at the three-day Texas Mesquite Arts Festival. The event drew vendors and shoppers from across the country.
  • Terry McCormack of Graham tries out a rocking chair during the Texas Mesquite Arts Festival. The chair, made from Austin Mesquite Works in Farwell, adapts to the person sitting in it, to provide the back support needed.
  • A wine glass holder and cooler were on display at Marktplatz at the Texas Mesquite Arts Festival over the weekend.
  • Gloria Gay of Glendale, Arizona searches for a mesquite cross with a heart in the center to give as a gift to her family members.

Wooden works of art

Mesquite Arts Festival brings shoppers, sellers from across U.S.

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