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Cremation Urn

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Project by TonyArru posted 10-05-2018 04:28 PM 587 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Unfortunately I had to make this Urn for my friend who passed away well before his time, he was only 47 years old. I made this for his son, to put his portion of his fathers remains in. Its made from a piece of Red Cedar that I had at home, and its my first true hollow form, its also the biggest lidded vessel that I have made to date. I thought Id put it here for you all to see.
Thanks for looking.
Tony

-- Tony S. Arru, Connecticut





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KimAccurso

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#1 posted 10-05-2018 10:15 PM

It’s beautiful and I’m sorry about your friend. His son will treasure this forever.

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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DeLayne Peck

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#2 posted 10-06-2018 04:16 AM

My sympathy, too young.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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TonyArru

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#3 posted 10-09-2018 12:51 PM

Thank you for the kind words….I ended up making a second urn, very similar to this one from the same piece of cedar, for his daughter as well. I of course am sad that I had to make them, however, grateful that I was able to share a gift with the family.

On the technical side of things, I am also proud of my newly discoverd hollowing skills at this moment…Between these two pieces I was able to uncovered a method of hollowing that works for me, where as, before these two pieces I always had trouble hollowing anything larger than a small ring box.

-- Tony S. Arru, Connecticut

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 10-09-2018 02:02 PM

SORRY to hear of your Friend its rough lost mine at 37 :<((((

GRATZ on your second hollow form they look very nice … GREAT JOB :<))

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

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