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Bowl Making! - Showing off some of our new toys in action!! #10: Pending arrival ... a 100 year old manzanita trunk!

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Blog entry by Eric M. Saperstein posted 01-15-2014 11:29 PM 764 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 9: TBD - Masterpiece or Disaster? Part 10 of Bowl Making! - Showing off some of our new toys in action!! series Part 11: Roebling #4 - Douglas Fir Beam to Bowl Video »

On the right (left trunk shown for scale) is a 100 year old manzanita trunk. These are cut for fire breaks, road maintenance, and other projects so don’t freak out that we killed a 100 year old tree just for us! The trunk is on it’s way from CA and should arrive late this week.

We plan to make more manzanita slab bowls from this piece – and perhaps some other artistic turnings. We’ll be offering these pieces once they are completed and properly dried in our 2014 issue bowls.

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com



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grizzman

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#1 posted 01-16-2014 03:57 AM

can you tell m e who is shipping this, the shipping number, and any other important info, ill need to change the delivery address…after i inspect this for you and see if it any good for woodworking, ill send it on….hows that for a deal.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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#2 posted 01-17-2014 12:53 AM

Some nice hunk-a-hunk-a manzanita.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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