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Project by Elwood89 posted 07-13-2012 01:16 PM 1048 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to make this Pet Memorial Box for a client.

It is Black Walnut finished with teak oil. I started with rough cut 4/4 and planed it down to 15mm.

The dimensions of the box (w/o the base or lid) are 9”w x 5.5”d x 4.5”h. The top section of the box is 1.5” deep and will hold mementos (photos, collar, etc.). The bottom section of the box is 2.5” deep and will hold ashes. The bottom is secured with screws so that it can be easily removed.

The picture frame on the front is made so that 4” x 6” photos can be dropped down into it via a narrow slot at the top. The frame is as thin as my planner could make it, minus a little sanding (about 4mm).

Decorative iron hinges and nails complete the project.

-- Elwood, making sawdust in Germany, http://www.AnsbachArtisans.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-13-2012 01:23 PM

I like the whole concept. Beautifully don.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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JR_Dog

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#2 posted 07-13-2012 02:04 PM

Great work; I’m sure the client will appreciate the craftsmanship and feeling you put into it. Poor little guy; may he Rest In Peace.

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Darell

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#3 posted 07-13-2012 03:33 PM

Very nice. The walnut looks great and I really like the picture frame. Great work.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 07-14-2012 01:22 AM

A beautiful tribute to their beloved pet.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Roger

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#5 posted 07-15-2012 01:01 AM

A nice way to pay tribute to a 4-legged member of the family. I like the extra space for the collar and such. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 08-09-2012 08:32 PM

It’s a Beautiful Urn for pet! Soon liked to make an equal! Congratulations on the excellent work friend!

-- António Guerreiro https://www.facebook.com/bichosdamadeira

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petmori

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#7 posted 09-11-2012 11:18 AM

Its a good idea that how we can represent pet memory in front of others by the way of box. i like your post very much but i would like to suggest that for more info about the pet just visit to my site:www.petmemoriesok.com

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