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Project by Darrell posted 12-01-2014 09:52 AM 1155 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine called on me the day Her Bulldog Champ had passed. So I put this together. She loved it. And it is now Champs resting place. It is a bit large for the size of the dog. But He was a very special dog. One could say he was larger than life.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-01-2014 05:12 PM

Beautiful Urn I’m sure she felt it was an amazing tribute to her lost companion .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Northwest29

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#2 posted 12-01-2014 06:19 PM

That is beautifully done and the way the grain wraps around really sets it off. A fitting resting place for a beloved pet.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 12-01-2014 06:34 PM

This is beautiful. Congratulations on a nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 12-02-2014 12:33 AM

Great job for a great cause. We love our Pets… I know I do…. Good for you.

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

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Darrell

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#5 posted 12-03-2014 01:28 AM

Thanks everyone! I have only been woodworking for a few years now as a hobbyist. I’m really enjoying what I am doing. And making something like this for a close friend makes me feel great. Even though there was a loss involved. Also I have made a promise to her that I would not make another one like this. Unless it is only for her other animals.

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#6 posted 12-03-2014 07:58 AM

Box looks great. I like those red edges.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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