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Project by skeeterusaf posted 03-03-2015 03:58 PM 1168 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an Urn I did for a buddy who served in Iraq. His dog served with him and he was able to adopt when he separated a few years later. Unfortunately the dog passed this past February. This is what I came up with to commemorate him. Comments are welcomed.

-- I cut three boards and all four were too short.

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#1 posted 03-03-2015 04:34 PM

Great looking Urn. Nice tribute to a hero. I’m sure your buddy will love it.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#2 posted 03-03-2015 04:50 PM

Rush is now in place where nobody rush.Beautiful box and beautiful gesture for your buddy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 03-03-2015 05:54 PM

A stately resting place for a nations hero. lots of character in the piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 03-04-2015 01:31 AM

Real nice urn, sucks it had to be made

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#5 posted 03-04-2015 02:27 AM

Great looking urn and final resting place for a four legged veteran. Excellent work!

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

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#6 posted 03-04-2015 03:18 AM

Beautiful workmanship.


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#7 posted 03-04-2015 05:38 AM

Very nice looking work for one of our hero veterans.


-- Chris, Sparks Nevada,

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#8 posted 03-04-2015 12:42 PM

Very nice workmanship and a wonderful gesture. As an Iraq vet myself, thanks for taking care of a fellow veteran. Just wonderful!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#9 posted 03-04-2015 12:56 PM

This is a great memorial. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#10 posted 03-04-2015 01:47 PM

Very fitting….

Our canine friends loyally serve and befriend us with unconditional love.

We owe it to them to take care of them and it’s fitting to honor their memory….. and it makes us better people for having done so.

Now Rush is likely chasing a ball at the Happy Hunting Grounds.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#11 posted 03-04-2015 01:49 PM

PS… how’d you secure the photo? I’ve found that Modge Podge works pretty well.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#12 posted 03-04-2015 03:00 PM

The photo was actually screen printed on a piece of metal then double sided tape to hold in place.

-- I cut three boards and all four were too short.

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