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Project by Lee Hartwig posted 09-11-2013 08:24 AM 586 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an urn I made for a Yorkshire Terrier named Tabor. Material is walnut and curly maple, with walnut dowels. I made the dog bone tag at a vending machine and epoxied it to the side in addition to the single screw, because I didn’t want the tag to rotate freely over time and scratch up the box. I’m not happy with how the bottom left walnut dowel turned out, as it is just slightly off…but it was my first time doing something like this. Finish is clear gloss poly.





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rustythebailiff

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#1 posted 09-11-2013 02:41 PM

Lee, we are often our own worst critics. The box looks great, a good combination of wood and a very slick finish. I’m sure Tabor approves.

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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Fishinbo

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 02:51 PM

It looks great from here. Like the beautiful wood combo and finish. It is a great home for a great pet. Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 03:02 PM

Very nicely done. I’m sorry about the loss of the dog.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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