I need help to find step by step plans to make a urn for my inlaws both now deceased

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Blog entry by Jim Reeves posted 06-15-2016 04:54 PM 2082 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi does anyone have plans or a link to a step by step building a nice urn for 2 people?
My mother inlaw passed away 18 months ago and my wifes father passed June/10/16.
If anyone can help me i am greatful want to surprize my wife also wood l should use.
Thanks James Reeves
Ontario, Canada

-- jim

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#1 posted 06-15-2016 05:37 PM

My condolences on your losses. I did not see any direct links to cremation urns, but if you google urns, there are unlimited ideas. Marc “The Wood Whisperer” Spagnuolo made a very nice memorial box for his uncle’s cremains. He does not give dimensions, but the video is inspiring. He also has a Humidor in his Guild that might be used. If you can build a box, you can make an urn. If you turn with a lathe, that might be another option. I would use the nicest quilted maple or other figured wood I could find. Best wishes for you and your family.

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#2 posted 06-15-2016 05:54 PM

Mimi and I send our prayers to you and your wife. I did find this, that has some dimensions- although the design may not be suitable

And this might help in determining the size-

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 06-15-2016 06:07 PM has funerary plans and hardware


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#4 posted 06-15-2016 08:21 PM

Thanks everyone for all idea’s and links and for the kind words thanks

-- jim

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#5 posted 06-15-2016 09:27 PM

I was also going to say Rocklet. Please accept my condolences my friend. It’s never a good time to lose a loved one.


-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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