Folk Art Mermaid Cane on Diamond Will Staff

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 01-12-2012 07:27 AM 1327 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my father’s folk art style canes – kind of a weird commission, but then again well not really we get all sorts of interesting and unique requests!

The standard material on the top carvings is poplar or basswood I forget which this is. The shaft is diamond willow. The mermaid acted as the T handle and a conversation starter!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman

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#1 posted 01-12-2012 07:39 AM

That’s one unique cane.

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#2 posted 01-12-2012 02:27 PM

This cane is nice, Eric. Is there anything that ya’ll don’t make?


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 01-12-2012 04:14 PM

Hmmmm …. I think between the gang of us IDK of anything we can’t pull off! Everyone’s eclectic and eccentric so randomly we try things!


-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman

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