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Project by lateralus819 posted 517 days ago 742 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Urn i made for my mother for her birthday last october. It’s for my fathers ashe’s who passed in 2006.

The box/base is made from curly maple, the top is curly maple/purpleheart with purpleheart inlays on the side.

Not so much a complex project, for my 2nd project I’m quite happy. Great learning experience.

-- Never confuse mistakes with failure. Kevin





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 517 days ago

Great Urn looks real nice.
What are the dimensions?
I need to make one for my Mom

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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lateralus819

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#2 posted 517 days ago

You had to ask! Well, my dads ashes are currently in a fire proof safe, i wanted something to put them in for her.

I think if i remember correctly, its about 5” tall, 8” wide, and 11” long.

-- Never confuse mistakes with failure. Kevin

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 517 days ago

Thanks L that does help me.
At the moment they are in the Shrine Room also in a cardboard box

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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lateralus819

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#4 posted 517 days ago

You’re welcome.

-- Never confuse mistakes with failure. Kevin

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 517 days ago

Really nice. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 517 days ago

Nice job. Purple heart is a beautiful wood for any project. Keep going

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 517 days ago

Great project and tribute to your family! Its beautiful….Keep making projects yur doing great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 514 days ago

Very beautiful and well made urn! It’s a great home and tribute to Dad’s ashes. Great work!

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