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Project by Kelli posted 02-18-2015 07:07 PM 1412 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this urn for my parents on the scroll saw. The wood burn is two hummingbirds drinking off eight flowers which represent their eight children.





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#1 posted 02-18-2015 09:19 PM

Great looking Urn, and what a great idea to mix their ashes together.

Can you explain how you made this on a scroll saw. I would use a lathe.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#2 posted 02-18-2015 11:02 PM

Hi John,
My mother passed away last year and her final wish was that when my dad passed on we kids will mix their ashes together, they meet when they were 17 and were married for 64 years.
I got the idea on how to do this by watching this video by Charles Dearing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLkHzkzliCA

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#3 posted 02-18-2015 11:47 PM

Kelli,

Thanks, that is very interesting way to make a vase.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#4 posted 02-19-2015 02:05 PM

very nice I like the eight flower idea nice job good day

-- Punk in PA

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#5 posted 02-19-2015 07:19 PM

Nice job Kelli, the family will be pleased with this one. Your finish fits the purpose very well
The video is an interesting watch
well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 02-20-2015 04:57 AM

Kelli, welcome to Lumberland. Thanks for sharing this. It is a nice shape and neatly pyrographed. The sentiment and symbolism are a tender touch.

Do you need to coat the inside so the acidity of the ashes will not damage it over time? Perhaps you plan to include a bag of some sort. Hope to see more of your work.

-- Big Al in IN

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