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Manzanita Burl Vessel (Egg) #9

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 07-09-2013 02:37 AM 475 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK – this gets a little more unique in the new lineup of Manzanita turnings. I went for the egg, again completed with our Carter Hollow Roller system which allowed a great amount of control to keep the tool stable while reaching into this vessel.

I liked the brown / white in this the coloration was not as vivid as some of the pieces we’ve done but again entirely unique. The bark inclusions and other grains I left in the surface gave it some great texture.

I put this piece up for sale but I kinda wanna keep it – we’ll see. I can’t keep them all, this is a for profit adventure.

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





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#2 posted 07-09-2013 01:23 PM

This is very nice and a great eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 07-09-2013 02:09 PM

Great job Eric, love the contrasts.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 07-09-2013 02:39 PM

Very eye catching. Great work!

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#5 posted 07-09-2013 09:25 PM

You’ve been a busy boy lately Eric, this piece has real character, very well done.
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 07-12-2013 01:43 PM

Gorgeous piece! Like the colors and the texture, a keeper for sure.

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