About the Artist: Deb and Rick Reis handcraft useful and beautiful artwork, mixing multiple natural materials to create unique gifts and decorations. The wood and rock are cut and polished from raw materials to retain their natural beauty. They also produce Nantucket style baskets made of reed or colored fishing line with handmade bases and handles. Deb and Rick Reis, of Reis Renditions, live and work at their crafts in Everett, Pennsylvania. They are members of the Cumberland Valley Craft Guild, the PA Guild of Craftsmen, and the Basket Weavers Guild of Bedford County.

Pencil Cup Maple

  • Maple and locust pencil cup. The making of a pencil cup starts with the selection of the woods to be used. Some are made with a single wood, but most of them have at least several woods. The ties are for accent and stability. Wood pencil cups are hexagonal in shape, 4" high and 2 5/8" in diameter.