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Remembering Mom 1917 - 2011

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Project by shipwright posted 03-19-2012 06:20 PM 2448 views 4 times favorited 52 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother passed away last fall at the age of 94.
This is her urn and a few mementos for family.
The photo was taken when she was a stage actress and singer in the thirties.
Forever young.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/





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rance

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#1 posted 03-19-2012 06:28 PM

A nice rememberance Paul.

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 06:28 PM

A wonderful tribute to her…

She will always be with you…

God Bless…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 03-19-2012 06:28 PM

It’s so hard to lose a parent. My mother died three years ago. From time to time, I have to stop myself from picking up the phone to ask how she’s doing. Your mother was a beautiful lady. The urn is a masterpiece. I love how you slide the top over and then lock it, rather than using screws. Very classy and a nice touch.
Take care…...

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#4 posted 03-19-2012 06:29 PM

What a beautiful way to remember your mother.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#5 posted 03-19-2012 06:30 PM

Lovely tribute Paul,

Thanks for sharing this

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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#6 posted 03-19-2012 06:34 PM

Simply wonderful Paul, and obviously a work of love. None of the beautiful and elegant details have escaped me. This is a perfect way to honor your Mother’s memory and to include other family members in your tribute..

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 03-19-2012 06:34 PM

Fantastic work Paul a very special loving tribute .

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#8 posted 03-19-2012 06:40 PM

A beautiful tibute to a beautiful woman. Well done!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#9 posted 03-19-2012 06:42 PM

such a nice way to remember her…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 03-19-2012 06:51 PM

What a great way to remember her , very considerate of you to make some for your family.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#11 posted 03-19-2012 06:52 PM

A fitting tribute, Paul.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#12 posted 03-19-2012 06:59 PM

Very very nice! This is a project that certainly much more of a special meaning than any other.
94 is a good age and I would gladly sign that contract if I would remain healthy.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#13 posted 03-19-2012 07:12 PM

That is a very nice thing to do in rememberance of your mother. KUDOS !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#14 posted 03-19-2012 07:21 PM

That’s beautiful Paul. A very nice tribute.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 03-19-2012 07:38 PM

What a wonderful tribute to a wonderful lady, she would be very proud. Absolutely beautiful, well done.
Mark~

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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