Unity Urn

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Project by pashley posted 1653 days ago 1987 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A unity urn is an urn designed for two people. It has a divider inside to partition off according to needed size for the cremains. The bottom is screwed on. Made of maple, quilted maple, paduak, ebony and thuya burl.

Dimension are approx. 10” wide x 13” long by 6” high.

About the inlay: The Thuya burl was cut book matched. If you look in the top center, you can see the outline of a heart, and perhaps some arms and hand holding it up. Very interesting!

The decal: The client sent me a picture of a crest he wanted, and I drew it up in Adobe Illustrator. I tweaked it in Photoshop and then printed it on a clear waterslide decal.

Finished in shellac and semi gloss poly.

-- Have a blessed day!

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#1 posted 1653 days ago

I like what you put on the front. Very nice.

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#2 posted 1653 days ago

great job- I did one for a customer a few years back made from Airomatic Cedar,But not as nice as yours.

-- woodwkjohn

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#3 posted 1653 days ago

It looks very nice. Fitting for a final resting place.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#4 posted 1653 days ago

That is really beautiful.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#5 posted 1653 days ago

Excellent Work, Pashley!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#6 posted 1653 days ago

Great Lookin urn

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 1652 days ago

Very well done. Is the size of the Urn made to go inside a vault?

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#8 posted 1641 days ago

Well, this is interesting – the funeral company in which this urn was brought to recently is supposedly going to call me, to I suppose, order some? I’ll keep you posted…

-- Have a blessed day!

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#9 posted 1641 days ago

Guess I can hopefully “urn” their biz!!!! LOL

-- Have a blessed day!

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