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R. O. S. Ossuary (Commissioned)

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Project by Operaman posted 07-12-2011 08:39 PM 1461 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
R. O. S. Ossuary (Commissioned)
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Made of quarter sawn bubinga throughout, it was the wishes of the young man’s parents (22 years old) to have an unadorned, dovetailed cube to hold his cremains. Box is made so that the lid is sealed airtight, but can be removed with a bit of trouble should the family need to access the ashes for any reason.

-- Cheers!





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woodzy

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#1 posted 07-12-2011 09:12 PM

Great box.

-- Anthony

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SCOTSMAN

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#2 posted 07-12-2011 09:13 PM

nice box well done. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#3 posted 07-12-2011 09:45 PM

Fine Work Scott…

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

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LittlePaw

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#4 posted 07-12-2011 10:39 PM

Very dignified and proper, Scott. I’m sure it would have been proper for Rodolfo when he lost his Mimi. Did you hand cut the dovetails?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Eric in central Florida

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#5 posted 07-13-2011 12:25 AM

solemn project with dignified results.
Good job Scott.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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noise_expert

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#6 posted 07-13-2011 02:14 PM

The less – the more!

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