Unity Urn

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Project by pashley posted 02-17-2010 09:23 PM 2472 views 10 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 02-17-2010 09:38 PM

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

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#2 posted 02-17-2010 10:05 PM

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 02-17-2010 11:25 PM

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

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#4 posted 02-18-2010 12:23 AM

That is really beautiful.

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

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#5 posted 02-18-2010 03:19 AM

Excellent Work, Pashley!!

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

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#6 posted 02-18-2010 03:41 AM

Great Lookin urn

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 02-18-2010 06:22 PM

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 03-01-2010 07:41 PM

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 03-01-2010 07:42 PM

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

-- Have a blessed day!

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