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Project by wrench posted 08-16-2011 01:24 AM 2058 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This urn is for a great man, Irving A. Cornine. Irv was a Korean war veteran with a purple heart, A police officer, A mayor, A member of the American Arbitration Association, Honorary member of the bar association, A pro bowler, A member of the knight of Columbus, A father and a friend.

The urn is made of walnut and cherry with two stripes of purple heart. The finish is bush finishing oil.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#1 posted 08-16-2011 01:55 AM

Our Condolences, You have done him proud, Elegant and Full of First Rate Class, nice job

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#2 posted 08-16-2011 02:56 AM

j….this is my favorite thing you have made yet. absolutely TOP NOTCH bro. I love your choice of woods and the legs are awsome. the design is really great man!!!!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#3 posted 08-16-2011 03:24 AM

Thank you itsmic. Mr. plant very kind of you sir thank you.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#4 posted 08-16-2011 03:32 AM

that looks like a gr8 place to spend eternity. very awesome project, and I’m sure it was accepted wonderfully. beautiful choice of wood combos as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 08-16-2011 03:50 AM

looks great,sorry about the circumstances to make it

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#6 posted 08-16-2011 05:00 AM

An absolutely beautiful piece. Both the design and the craftsmanship. He’d be proud – you’ve honored him.

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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#7 posted 08-16-2011 05:43 AM

beautiful dovetails…condolences

-- M.K.

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#8 posted 08-16-2011 08:05 AM

You did him right, nice work. Always sad to hear of good men going.

-- Carpe Diem

View wrench's profile


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#9 posted 08-16-2011 01:56 PM

You are all to kind, thank you very much.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#10 posted 08-16-2011 02:09 PM

Inspiring work for an inspiring man. You most definitely done well…. Thank you for sharing and my condolences…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 08-17-2011 06:03 AM

I can see a lot of natural talent in your wood working, J! I wish you a bright and rewarding future! . . . and I am sure glad you added, “that and the wife!”

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

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#12 posted 08-17-2011 06:30 AM

Absolutely beautiful!!! I really like the contrasting woods and the dovetails give an elegance that is unmatched. I make urns for a living and this is truly one of the best designs I have ever seen. Keep up the good work!

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#13 posted 08-17-2011 03:46 PM

Very nice work, you’ve certainly honored his memory.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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