Proud of East Texas: Duane Gibbs

Proud of East Texas: Duane Gibbs

PRICE, TX (KLTV) - Duane Gibbs, of Price, has carved literally hundreds of church replicas, praying hands and crosses as gifts for members of his congregation at Henry's Chapel United Methodist Church.

Interesting houses from the Henderson area, oil rigs and numerous other subjects fill the shelves of his little workshop. Reigning over all the other carvings is a hand carved Pinocchio.

It was a little book on Pinocchio that had seen Gibbs through a bout of polio as a child and perhaps inspired his carving later on.

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