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A Not "Yoda" walking stick on Diamond Willow

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 279 days ago 582 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

605 posts in 352 days


#1 posted 279 days ago

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

740 posts in 1849 days


#2 posted 279 days ago

You I thank for feedback I do.

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

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Monte Pittman

13305 posts in 939 days


#3 posted 279 days ago

The force is strong in this one. Great job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 278 days ago

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

740 posts in 1849 days


#5 posted 278 days ago

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 247 days ago

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

740 posts in 1849 days


#7 posted 245 days ago

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 245 days ago

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

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.

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