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Rusty's Urn

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Project by wdkits1 posted 01-07-2010 05:31 PM 1309 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a pic of my newest commission. The Urn is 6”x 7” x 3” and is made from Mahogany (box) ,with bookmatched walnut and birdseye maple (background). Rusty is made from Honey Locust with bubinga and ebony eyes, and wenge and ebony nose. The back is removable

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/





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#1 posted 01-07-2010 05:32 PM

what a wonderful tribute to Rusty

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-07-2010 05:41 PM

Excellent work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 01-07-2010 06:08 PM

Beautiful work.

I used to have a dog named Rusty, so this brings back memories.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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fineamerican

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#4 posted 01-07-2010 06:49 PM

Wow, the features and details are incredible. Nice work!

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina, www.thomaswoodworker.com

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#5 posted 01-07-2010 08:08 PM

Another nice masterpiece.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#6 posted 01-07-2010 08:12 PM

That is really beautifull….what a great tribute to your best friend.

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#7 posted 01-07-2010 08:46 PM

What a great Urn Mike!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#8 posted 01-07-2010 11:58 PM

That is so nice! I lost my lab almost two years ago and miss her every single day! The people who commissioned this box are going to have a wonderful reminder of their faithful friend, Rusty! I wish I had the carving/marquetry talent that you display – I’d do one of our Gretchen to add to her urn.

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#9 posted 01-08-2010 12:22 AM

Excellent work

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#10 posted 01-09-2010 06:19 AM

Awesome job as always. Fantastic work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#11 posted 01-18-2010 05:59 PM

Wow, just beautiful.

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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