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A Not "Yoda" walking stick on Diamond Willow

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 10-21-2013 11:03 PM 741 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little green man that is “not yoda” – by Stanley D. Saperstein … one of my father’s folk art style walking sticks with a figure head hand carved with leather ears. Mounted on a diamond will shaft.

We’ve done an assortment of sticks, staffs, and canes over the years. This one happens to stand out in bright green contrasting against a very rich warm diamond willow shaft.

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





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palaswood

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#1 posted 10-21-2013 11:49 PM

So freaking great this walking stick is! Commend you I do!

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, http://instagram.com/palas_woodcraft#

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Eric M. Saperstein

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 01:31 AM

You I thank for feedback I do.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 08:32 AM

The force is strong in this one. Great job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 10-23-2013 08:40 AM

That is cool, I would be afraid to break the ears off and have to keep it as a display…. Love the expression…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Eric M. Saperstein

766 posts in 2003 days


#5 posted 10-23-2013 08:54 AM

The ears on a lot of his sticks are leather or that reason – flexible! And they look more realistic in leather.

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

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#6 posted 11-23-2013 07:17 AM

too cool, can I have it? nice work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Eric M. Saperstein

766 posts in 2003 days


#7 posted 11-24-2013 10:54 PM

Thanks – this one is out there somewhere in the world!

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

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quvia

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#8 posted 11-24-2013 11:01 PM

Diamond willow is great. I got mine in Alaska. Where did you get yours?

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.

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