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Ornamental Pet Urns - Plywood and Red Gum

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Project by Bob Collins posted 11-11-2012 02:32 AM 931 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a commission for two Pet Urns. Needed to be the same but different as they were for separate pets’ ashes and would be placed either end of the mantel.
Way back in time I had some fun making feature rings and storing them away. I was able to find two similar patterns one bigger than the other, the rest of the urns is segmented plywood with red gum spacers, lids and bases. Buyers were happy, and I was happy, making good dollars andusing up bits and pieces that were taking up space.
Pic 3 is another I have made but not sold as yet.

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





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Gshepherd

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#1 posted 11-11-2012 02:37 AM

Those are Georgous….. Where can someone find the pattern at? Job Well Done…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 11-11-2012 03:19 AM

G’day, Bob. Beautiful and ornate urns!! Nice job on them!!...............Jim

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#3 posted 11-11-2012 09:36 AM

Very nice urns and new way of mixing ply wood with red gum.
Also, it’s good to hear you make money of your hobby. Good luck.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 11-11-2012 10:56 AM

You do an awesome job on these

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

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peteg

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#5 posted 11-11-2012 08:33 PM

The “ply master” : ))
Nice job on the matching pair Bob, bet the owner is pleased with this set.
I like the timber combo, guess this opens up another direction for you,
Well done Mate
Pete

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

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thewoodworker01

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#6 posted 11-12-2012 01:34 AM

Wow, beautiful!

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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