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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 05-09-2013 03:48 AM 1495 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’re gearing up for a gun show in June – so we decided we needed a few more example gun stock carvings. i really need to go through and photograph more of the previous projects too. We laid this out last week and my father carved them. A few more pending to carve … and if all the wall hangers haven’t been destroyed since people are turning them in for these ridiculous gun buy back programs I may pickup another batch to carve at the show!

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





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#1 posted 05-09-2013 04:55 AM

Nice work. Nice to see some stock carving that didn’t come out of a canned program!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 05-09-2013 07:06 AM

Nice, I didn’t know you did stocks.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 05-09-2013 10:45 AM

Nice work. Good thing this wasn’t a school wood shop class project. You’d of been expelled by now. National news! Terrorism! Anarchy!

But seriously, very nice carving.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#4 posted 05-09-2013 12:23 PM

Very nice, Eric!!................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 05-09-2013 01:24 PM

You do wonderful work, Eric. These are all beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#6 posted 05-09-2013 01:55 PM

Very nice! That takes more patience than I have. Good luck on getting some orders at the gun show.

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#7 posted 05-09-2013 02:01 PM

I like the water fowl one best.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#8 posted 05-09-2013 03:06 PM

All three look beautiful, Awesome work!!!

-- Intarsia92

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#9 posted 05-09-2013 06:08 PM

Just what I needed to see. A feller from work brought in a gun stock that is cracked down the middle and asked me to make him a new one. I haven’t found any good wood yet…. but when I do, I had thought to ‘add in’ a little carving or two since it is for his young son.

I really like the way these look and it has given me some ideas. Nice work!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 07:27 PM

Very nice… Really like the eagle… Hope they present well for the gun show… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#11 posted 05-09-2013 07:51 PM

Great work, love the eagle. Now I’ll have to go look at my crappy plain ones.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#12 posted 05-09-2013 08:39 PM

SWEET!!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#13 posted 05-10-2013 02:47 PM

They Look good on display!

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

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#14 posted 02-15-2014 10:34 PM

Those are awesome!

-- Matt, California.

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