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tentacle attack bookends

by Eric Gross $65.00
Handmade

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20,000 Reads Under The Sea

Just like getting lost in a good book, this stoic silhouette is fighting her way through a sea of tentacles and bringing storied whimsy to your bookcase. Handmade in Kentucky by Eric Gross, these charming metal accents are an adventurous addition to your hardcover collection. Handmade in Kentucky.

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Handmade
Item ID
24634
Made from
carbon steel, automotive paint
Measurements
6.5" L x 4" W x 6.5" H
Notes
Care: wipe clean with a damp cloth
  • the maker
Eric Gross

Eric Gross

Metal has always been a part of Eric's life. Growing up on a small family farm there always seemed to be some piece of equipment in need of maintenance or repair. He developed the basic skills of metal working from his father and grandfather, spending countless hours in the old white barn, watching them work.

When it was time to leave the nest, Eric chose to study Mechanical engineering in college, hoping to put to good use his knowledge of metals and machinery.

Eric eventually grew bored of designing widgets and decided to use the metal working equipment to make small, handmade household goods. He designed bookends and various other items for his friends. The decision was then made to start selling these items. Tens of thousands of sales later, Eric continues to design original, whimsical, and functional items for the handmade market. collection

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TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS
 
5.0

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Living room (6)
  • Office (5)
  • Gifts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4), Yes (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (3), Other (3)

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5.0

Tentacle Attack

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from Washington, DC

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Gifts
  • Living Room
  • Office

Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

Used to hold mystery DVDs. Shadow it casts on my wall is perfect. A conversational piece.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Self
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  • Other

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5.0

Tentacle Attack Bookends

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from Saint Augustine Beach, FL.

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Living Room
    • Office

    Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

    Very sturdy, well made book ends. It looks great on our book shelves. It goes great with our nautical themed family room. No real issues, It did have a very strong paint smell for the first few days, but that's proof it wasn't just sitting around in some warehouse. Nice piece, very satisfied.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Wife
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    5.0

    Fun and unique gift

    By 

    from Dallas,TX

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • And Versital
    • Sturdy
    • Well Made Bookends That A

    Cons

    • Want More Like This

    Best Uses

    • Design Element For A Stea
    • M Punk Office

    Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

    We were looking for unique bookends. The office is for a writer who loves to read. Something strong enough to hold books in place and add an element of imagination. It's a little something that has enchanted everyone who noticed it on the book shelf.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was prompt. Outside box was badly damaged, but inside, a well protected and packed shelf was in pristine condition.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Husband
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Doc Oc is back?

    By 

    from Maryland

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anywhere There Are Books
      • Gifts
      • Library
      • Living Room
      • Office

      Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

      We have a small collection of unique bookends, and had to add this one to the collection as soon as we saw it. The bookends are heavier than we were led to believe by other reviews. The bookends are beautifully made, and, are best used with a few books between each one, or the illusion of the woman's being caught by a giant octopus could be lost. Actually, we purchased all four sets of bookends offered by the artist. This set is strange, but what fun!

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      • No
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

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      5.0

      Very cool bookends!

      By 

      from Syracuse, NY

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      Pros

      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts
        • Living Room
        • Office

        Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

        I bought the tenticle bookends for my office. They are very cool and well made.

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        • No
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Self
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Other

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        5.0

        Fun!

        By 

        from CT

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Living Room
          • Office

          Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

          My husband has it in his office. It's functional, and adds fun to your bookshelf!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Husband
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          So much fun!

          By 

          from Houston, TX

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Living Room

            Comments about TENTACLE ATTACK BOOKENDS:

            I love books, but have not loved bookends that much until I saw these. Had to have them and love how they look and they hold my books securely, too.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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