Manzanita Burl Spoons

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 381 days ago 518 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Those following our Manzanita projects – we got 73 burls in on top of the supply we already had on hand. Some of them were odd shapes that did not lend themselves to bowl or vessel turnings. My father decided to work on a few of them that seemed like good candidates for spoons. This is the first three – by Stanley D. Saperstein

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman

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#1 posted 381 days ago

Great looking designs. I love them.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 381 days ago

Fun stuff! I like to work with Manzanita root & burl, as the colors and grain are so unique.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 381 days ago

So Cool!!! Your father did a wonderful job!
He should be proud!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#4 posted 380 days ago

Some classy looking spoons. Great challenge. Hats off to your dad.

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

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#5 posted 377 days ago

Very cool and pretty spoons! Love the irregular and interesting shapes and the stunning colors on wood make them attractive.

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