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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 07-28-2012 04:11 PM 1618 views 2 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This urn is a commissioned project for a customer’s dog’s ashes. She wanted it to look like one she saw on ETSY but that one was not big enough and the turner could not make one big enough for her dog- it had to be at least 30 cu. in.This one will hold 2 1/2 cups or about 35 cu. in.

It is made from spalted beech with a walnut top ring and foot. The flame shaped plug was also a request. She wanted pronounced grain lines in the flame and the spalting was the best I could do!

It is finished with EEE, Shellawax, and 6 coats of clear matte spray.

I hope she likes it….........Jim

SOLD

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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Woodbutcher3

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#1 posted 07-28-2012 05:04 PM

That is beautiful!

I’m sure she’s going to appreciate this work!

Very nice job. I always love to see what you’ve created next.

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#2 posted 07-28-2012 05:35 PM

Realy beautiful!
Your projects are true inspiration.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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wiswood2

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#3 posted 07-28-2012 05:52 PM

nice job.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Tobes

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#4 posted 07-28-2012 05:55 PM

Really nice! I like the choice of woods. Your client should be very satisfied.

-- Tobes, AZ

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Dana1972

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#5 posted 07-28-2012 05:58 PM

very nice job!!

-- Dana, Tn and Tx artist

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nomercadies

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#6 posted 07-28-2012 06:58 PM

Beautiful.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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Roger

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#7 posted 07-28-2012 07:52 PM

Wow! That’s beautiful Jim. Super nice.

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

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jjw5858

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 08:05 PM

Wonderful job on this Jim. Inspiring lathe work for sure, thanks for the post.

All the best,

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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jack1

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#9 posted 07-28-2012 09:43 PM

Wonderful piece.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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shipwright

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#10 posted 07-28-2012 10:18 PM

That’s really nice Jim.

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

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WoodenFrog

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#11 posted 07-28-2012 11:48 PM

Really beautiful Jim!
I am sure she will love it!
Great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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peteg

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#12 posted 07-29-2012 12:45 AM

Jimj I would say the Lady has got exactly what she asked for AND SOME
Lovely job mate
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 07-29-2012 12:56 AM

You did a beautiful job on this urn. She should be overwhelmed.

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

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Bob Collins

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#14 posted 07-29-2012 01:03 AM

A really beautiful urn Jim, great use of the wood and I’m sure the lady won’t be complaining. Still wonder at how many hours in a day you have over there, you seem to use every minute of them.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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scrollingmom

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#15 posted 07-29-2012 01:30 AM

Very Pretty, it looks like something out of Aladin. She will love it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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