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Project by Clung posted 1328 days ago 1282 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some projects are just not that fun to build, yet I felt very honored to make this urn. A sudden death on my side of the family last November took us all by surprise, and I’ve been thinking a lot this past month about the good man that has gone from us so soon and left my sister a widow. It’s in times like this that I am thankful I can do things with my hands, because I’m sure no good with words. A more personal blog of the build for those interested can be found here.

-- Clarence

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#1 posted 1328 days ago

Beautiful thoughts you send him like this.
All my best thoughts to your sister.
You made him a wonderful last resting urn.
From my heart,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#2 posted 1328 days ago

You have made a wonderful job & there is no greater tribute to your brother-in-law than to speak with your God given gift whether it be words or the skill of your hands it’s beautiful
Strength & peace to your family

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#3 posted 1328 days ago

Beautifully done. I know how you feel. I too had the honor to do this in August. Thanks for sharing.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 1327 days ago

You did a great job on a very tough project. I offer my condolences to you and your family.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#5 posted 1327 days ago

A work of love that turned out beautifully Clarence. A wonderful tribute.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#6 posted 1327 days ago

I’m ashamed to admit that my Father-in-law is still in the box that came from the funeral home almost 2 years ago. I’m going to follow your lead and make him a fitting urn as I said I would when he passed. My condolences to your family. You’ve made a fine resting place for him.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 1327 days ago

At first I looked at a simple box, then I read your blog. The second time I looked, I saw much more. Each step of the process of making this Urn had a special meaning. Nice job and thanks for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 1327 days ago

Sorry for your loss and this is one to be proud of, flawless. Nice way of showing how much you cared!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 1326 days ago

Wíth this nice urn you have made for him you dont need so many words Cloung.

Wonderfull job and a great ideèr from you.

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#10 posted 1326 days ago

So Sorry for your loss, You did a great job to Honor Him.
Thanks for sharing and May God Bless You and Yours.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#11 posted 1320 days ago

It is always a gift from God to know special people. It is ours to say thanks to God and the love one that dies by honoring them with gifts that God gave us by using our hearts, minds and hands. Very nice resting place for him.

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