Kitty urn

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Project by BTimmons posted 05-31-2013 03:43 PM 1013 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mom-in-law adopted a stray kitten about a month ago. It was sick at the time, and unfortunately she never got better. So after she passed I was requested to make a little box for the ashes.

It’s made mostly from mahogany. The walnut pull is secured to the cherry lid with two little dowels. The lid fits very snug, so a little bead of epoxy around the inside lip should make for a nice final seal. The bottom is 1/2” birch ply set into interior grooves. Finished with a spray lacquer. I still need to spray a few more coats, but as of last night it was ready enough for pictures.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#1 posted 05-31-2013 03:50 PM

Thats very nice work, I’m sure Mom in law appreciates knowing that the kitten has a nice final resting place.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#2 posted 05-31-2013 04:45 PM

Great job, looks really nice.

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

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 12:29 PM

It’s rough loosing a pet. Nice build on this

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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