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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 03-21-2019 03:19 PM 349 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Arrowhead Cremation Urn
The cremation urn is based on an actual arrowhead. The urn is made from mahogany and black
walnut to simulate the two colors of the original arrowhead. The size of the urn is approximately 10” x 6” x 11 inches.

I designed the arrowhead in Aspire software. I first cut a smooth domed arrowhead shape and then carved the
the texture using my CNC machine. The base of the urn is composed of 10 layers, each approximately 1” thick. To aid in alignment while gluing the layers together I drilled holes in each layer and used dowels to align
the layers while gluing. The dowels and a large number of clamps made the assembly straightforward. The urn is finished with three coats of rub on poly and one coat of wax.

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com





8 comments so far

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majuvla

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#1 posted 03-21-2019 05:08 PM

Unique shape!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-21-2019 08:42 PM

Helluva box Rog

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 03-21-2019 10:55 PM

intresting urn GREAT JOB :<)))

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

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RCCinNC

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#4 posted 03-22-2019 12:46 AM

Really unique. I love how you recreated the tooling/chip marks on the arrowhead surface. Nice!

-- Live to putter...putter to live!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 03-22-2019 02:08 AM

Very cool project, Roger. I like they way you built it!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#6 posted 03-22-2019 03:17 AM

Very cool looking project. Beautiful design and texture. Excellent job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#7 posted 03-22-2019 03:57 PM

This is a very creative design and you executed it skillfully.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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Roger

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#8 posted 03-23-2019 02:47 PM

Very unique and cool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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