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Project by Splitblade posted 06-14-2017 04:30 AM 494 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

finally hung a memorial plaque i carved to place over the burial site of our dog and cat who passed away a few years back. We planted a rose over the site about a year ago and my wife wanted a plaque to be hung over the rose. Carved this out of tigerwood, something I’m not sure I want to do again, might as well take up rock carving (although tigerwood has excellent outdoor properties, though I understand it well get weathered). Burned the paw black to make it pop a little better. Put 2 hooks in under their names to hang their tags on.

oh and for those that noticed the tomato garden and are a little squeamish about burred animals, the planter box was added about 3 years after they passed, they are deep enough and their is a barrier down, hope that comforts anyone that needed it :D





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 06-14-2017 04:46 AM

A beautiful and nicely crafted memorial. Well done.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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dbeck

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#2 posted 06-14-2017 05:48 AM

Beautiful work and sorry for your familys loss

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 06-14-2017 02:13 PM

SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS :<(( ......GREAT JOB ON MEMORIAL :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-14-2017 02:50 PM

This is a very nice pet memorial plaque.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Grumpymike

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#5 posted 06-14-2017 09:09 PM

Awww, So sorry for the loss, I just hate it when one of the kids goes to the Rainbow Bridge.
Great tribute.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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finns

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#6 posted 06-14-2017 10:49 PM

Well done and a class act!

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