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Acorn Urn

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Project by Cyrus Fillmore posted 05-11-2015 08:55 AM 1130 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My friend asked me to make an Urn for her father who is dying from cancer. He is in stage four of some really agressive type (not sure about details beyond that). The doctors give him between 1 and 3 weeks. Sad way to get a commission for such a cool project.
Asked her permission to make a video of the making it and she was excited to have such a history for the oiece recorded. You can see it made here





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 05-11-2015 01:02 PM

Nice acorn urn and a cool video. Well detailed.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 05-11-2015 01:06 PM

You did an extraordinary job on this. I love it. I’m sorry for her coming loss but I’m sure that she will be pleased with it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 05-11-2015 01:10 PM

Sad story but a very cool Urn. Nice job!!!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#4 posted 05-11-2015 09:12 PM

That’s a really nice urn, never seen an acorn top carved like that.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#5 posted 05-11-2015 10:16 PM

Lovely work, I hope your friends father has a peaceful passing
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 05-12-2015 12:22 PM

Very realistic acorn cup with all those small holes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 10-17-2015 06:14 AM

Outstanding work, Cy.

-- Mark

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