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Cremation Ash Box

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Project by PALieb posted 07-23-2018 03:36 AM 957 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For my brother,
Walnut legs, top border, and bottom are from trees in my sister’s yard in Warrenton, Virginia.
Maple panel in the top is from a tree in my yard that our dad started from a seed 30 plus years ago in our yard in Beltsville, Maryland
The Apple wood heart in the top is wood from a tree off the farm where my mom grew up in Mansfield, Georgia.
The box frame is maple and leopard wood.





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#1 posted 07-23-2018 03:54 AM

wow how can it get any more special than that!.may god bless you and your family my friend,nice job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 07-23-2018 09:25 AM

Beautiful work! I’m sure it was an emotional project…God bless.

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#3 posted 07-23-2018 01:10 PM

A sad day, brings a beautiful box. You can certainly see that you put all your talent and skill in to the building of your brother cremation box. The sculptured legs adds a look of elegance to the contrasting woods. The heart on time shows the feelings the box shares. Truly a labor of love. Sorry for your loss. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#4 posted 07-23-2018 01:25 PM

Wow! This box is so beautiful and nicely done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 07-23-2018 01:38 PM

Very beautiful!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 07-23-2018 02:28 PM

Beautiful and includes such meaningful wood sources. My sympathy to you and your family.

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#7 posted 07-23-2018 03:52 PM

Beautiful work.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 07-23-2018 04:39 PM

A really beautiful Cremation Box PALieb. Extra special using woods from places you love. Sympathy and prayers to you and your family.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 07-23-2018 04:43 PM

very nice work.

-- Terry Uncle Buck Carvins "woodworking minus patience equals firewood "

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#10 posted 07-23-2018 05:04 PM

хорошая работа

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#11 posted 07-23-2018 10:01 PM

He would be proud to know you thought so well of him. Sorry for your loss

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#12 posted 07-23-2018 10:49 PM

A beautiful box, and the use of wood with special meanings makes this even more beautiful. My sympathy to you and yours.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#13 posted 07-24-2018 03:08 AM

Beautiful job!

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#14 posted 07-24-2018 11:28 AM

A fine looking urn with lots of sentimental connections to help with the memories… You should be very proud to honor him in that way!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#15 posted 07-25-2018 11:57 PM

A beautiful box made from your heart. Beautifully done and I am sorry for your loss.

-- AJ

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