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Project by Roger posted 12-06-2015 02:03 PM 1297 views 4 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a ridiculously busy year. (wifee got a new hip) Hoping to get more time in the shop next year. This is a box a brother-in-law requested for the ashes of his pet dog. I had this Cherry board left over from the wedding box I made earlier this year. I want to give a shout-out to Steve Ramsey for his easy to follow “how-to” lidded box videos. Here’s his link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osOXOZIVOv8. The Cherry board is 35+ years old, and the splines are Ash. I cut splines from Walnut and Ash to see which ones I liked better for the contrasting look that I really like. The paw print inside the heart is transferred from a laser jet printer picture by using a burning tool. Finished with one coat of Boiled Linseed Oil, then topcoated with 4 coats of MinWax highgloss poly. He should receive it in tomorrows mail out there in Nebraska. Anyhoo, first, thanks for checkin in. and as always, any comments, good/bad/ugly will be appreciated.

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





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lew

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#1 posted 12-06-2015 02:13 PM

It is always so sad to have a fur family member pass on. I’m certain your B-I-L will be proud of the final resting place you made.

Really neat way to label the parts for proper assembly and also your spacer trick.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-06-2015 02:16 PM

With only few photos you managed to show me whole process.Nice box. Is it burned hearth or draw?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 12-06-2015 02:19 PM

Very nicely done Roger, and I loved the heart with the paw print, very creative and cute. Your playing card spacers were good too. I especially liked the dot numbering system. The Vikings in fact used exactly the same system to keep track of the stave sequence in their coopered buckets.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 12-06-2015 02:34 PM

Always excellent work sir

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

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Chris McDowell

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#5 posted 12-06-2015 02:35 PM

Great looking box!

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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Roger

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#6 posted 12-06-2015 02:40 PM

Thnx folks. Ivan: It is transferred from a laser jet printer picture by using a burning tool.

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 12-06-2015 02:44 PM

The lid came from the same board as well. My CMT adjustable rabbeting bit made the milling process easy.

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 12-06-2015 02:46 PM

Separating the lid from the box:

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

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#9 posted 12-06-2015 02:47 PM

and as always, any comments, good/bad/ugly will be appreciated.

- Roger

The good…... Your Pet Urn is very nice. I like the heart and now you keep track of how it all goes together with the dots!
And it’s also nice when things get fixed and work well again! I hope all is well with your wife Roger!
The bad …... Nope don’t see anything bad here.
The ugly…... Again nothing here like that!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#10 posted 12-06-2015 02:48 PM

:) ...Tony… Thnx

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

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#11 posted 12-06-2015 03:17 PM

Pets are easier than for friends. I have made too many.
Looks good man

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 12-06-2015 03:53 PM

Great job

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#13 posted 12-06-2015 04:22 PM

Beautiful job Roger ! Great photos and details. Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#14 posted 12-06-2015 04:30 PM

Great urn Roger. That’s a nice touch with the paw print. Cool way to cut the lid off too.

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

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#15 posted 12-06-2015 05:37 PM

Great job on the box Roger! I bet we will be seeing more boxes from you now.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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