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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 12-07-2018 01:25 PM 988 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an urn that was ordered for the customer’s greyhound, Breezy. It is made of cherry with a walnut bubble on top and walnut X splines.The lettering is inlaid with turquoise. It is 8” square at the base and 8 1/2” high and finished with Danish Oil and clear satin lacquer. Lettering was CNC carved by my friend, Randy Smith…Thanks Randy!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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#1 posted 12-07-2018 01:36 PM

nice tribute Jim

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 12-07-2018 01:53 PM

Great design Jim! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 12-07-2018 01:54 PM

Beautiful resting place for a trusted friend.

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

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#4 posted 12-07-2018 02:24 PM

I saw this email and was hoping it was not for one of your own pets. Nothing worse than losing a companion, but this is a really nice tribute

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 12-07-2018 02:25 PM

Nice box…a beautiful tribute

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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#6 posted 12-07-2018 02:28 PM

For some reason I really like the bubble as you call it on the top.It gives a monument look. Nice one Jim.

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

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#7 posted 12-07-2018 02:52 PM

great urn,Jim &Randy

-- bambi

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#8 posted 12-07-2018 02:59 PM

always sad when we lose our best friend you did wonderful on it and Randy carving is excellent GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#9 posted 12-07-2018 04:38 PM

Very nice piece, great design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 12-07-2018 06:46 PM

Fabulous way to remember your pet mate jim, bet your customer is very happy
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 12-07-2018 07:20 PM

Nice design… COOL job!

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#12 posted 12-07-2018 09:08 PM

Great effect with the walnut bubble Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 12-07-2018 10:26 PM

Jim….Very nicely presented!!! Great name for a Greyhound too. BREEZY…
Pet Urns are becoming popular in Australia too.
Cherry with Walnut Splines and Bubble go well together. The routered top and base looks good too.

By Gee Jim…. Your friend is a good carver. The Lettering with Turquorise filling is just right!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#14 posted 12-08-2018 12:00 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments.

Hi Joe. the ashes come in a 4 1/2” x 4 1/2” x 6” can and that is what determines the size of the urn.

Hi Cliff. She has another greyhound and it is sure a real nice dog. They were both rescue dogs from the racetrack where they were severely mistreated .
Randy has a CNC router and sure helps me out to make my projects look a whole better than I could ever do by hand.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 12-08-2018 12:13 AM

Very thoughtfully designed and built. I like the lettering. RIP companion.

-- AJ

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