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Project by MadJester posted 03-23-2015 03:53 PM 1769 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project I completed a few years ago…all scrap wood, oak with walnut trim…silver leaf details. The marquetry and handles were given to me by a friend…the coffin hols some of my previous pets cremains. There seems to be a slight split occurring on the lid, it’s been over four years since I finished it, and in my defence (somewhat…LOL), I did have a sudden and significant temperature last year due to the accident to my building…The blog of the progress is here: http://lumberjocks.com/MadJester/blog/series/4420

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle





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#1 posted 03-23-2015 03:56 PM

Very nice tribute to the animals we love. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-23-2015 04:01 PM

A beautiful job Sue.

-- PER Larry

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#3 posted 03-23-2015 04:07 PM

I just saw your other post on it, and must say that it is a fine tribute to your pets. We have the ashes of one of our dogs in a small box, but the box was bought at a gift store and it’s much too long of a story for here.

The silver leaf came out great! At first look I thought it was metal trim.

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#4 posted 03-23-2015 05:30 PM

A fine and wonderful way to memorialize furry friends (family?)....

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#5 posted 03-23-2015 08:19 PM

Ah there it is!

Good Job !

-- Regards Robert

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#6 posted 03-23-2015 11:15 PM

Nice lookin’ box Susan but you’re a few years late for the tubafore contest….. :-)

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#7 posted 03-24-2015 01:06 AM

Outstanding! First silver/wood combo I’ve seen.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 03-24-2015 02:25 PM

Well done Susan!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#9 posted 03-25-2015 10:53 PM

Thanks everyone…really can’t believe I forgot to post the finished project…! Marty…it was more than tubafores…so….:D

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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#10 posted 04-11-2016 10:24 PM

Very nice Sue.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 04-14-2016 02:21 AM

Thanks Roger!

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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