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Woodworking and Life #2: My urns

04-23-2014 11:59 AM by TheBrokeYoke | 0 comments »

I have made an urn for my own ashes. Actually, I have made several of them, but thankfully, they haven’t yet been used, and there are no ominous clouds on the horizon. The first couple of attempts resulted in beautiful boxes that would have done the job, but they didn’t seem right to me. They were made from fun wood; one from aromatic cedar and another from walnut; and I gave them a lot of thought and attention to detail. However, something wasn’t right about them. In...

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Closure suggestions?

04-05-2009 06:42 AM by majeagle1 | 9 comments »

I am making a small box for a very special friend to put some of the ashes from her recenltly deceased husband. She really likes the keepsake box that i am posting a picture of here: I want to make the top so it is somewhat secure ( not locked ) but because it is such a small box (7×5 x 3)I would prefer not to put a bunch of hardware on it. I thought about a couple of small button magnets mortised into the inside edge of the box to hold the top shut and it would put a “fair&...

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