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Spalted Copper Beech Bowl #7

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 12-28-2013 02:04 AM 1292 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The next product of my grandmother’s copper beech tree – a storm fall from Hurricane Sandy. We have a few more blanks left, two are “eehhhhh” maybe too far gone but we’ll see how they turn out. One really large one, and a couple that are small but stable so we should have some ornaments and small turnings left to complete. All of these projects are staying in the family collection as heirlooms in memorial.

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





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grizzman

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#1 posted 12-28-2013 02:08 AM

wow that is a gorgeous piece of beech, it would be hard to let some of these go, i could decorate with bowl all over the place…lol…which bowl will i have with my cheerios today

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Nick

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#2 posted 12-28-2013 04:25 AM

That is a nice looking bowl.

-- Nick, AZ. Wood is a canvas for God's art work, it is our job as woodworkers to figur out the best way to display it.

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BobWemm

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#3 posted 12-28-2013 05:43 AM

Fantastic bowl, awesome grain and pattern.
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 11:51 AM

Imagine this copper with the Manzanita?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 12-28-2013 12:58 PM

beautiful bowl. The wood figure and colour are so rich and vibrant looking.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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RogerBean

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#6 posted 12-28-2013 01:13 PM

Lovely piece.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#7 posted 12-28-2013 02:19 PM

Love it. What great looking wood!

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 12-29-2013 12:33 AM

Your bowls are super naturally awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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