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Walnut Picture Urn For My Daughters Fur Baby

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Project by BusterB posted 04-11-2021 03:10 PM 608 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter recently lost her almost constant companion of the last dozen years or so. When I learned they were going to have Zoe cremated, I offered to make them a urn and this is what I came up with. 7×7 x 6 1/2” and finished with Danish Oil. Access is through the bottom by removing a couple of brass screws. Still waiting on the name plate but otherwise it’s ready to go.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)





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MrWolfe

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#1 posted 04-11-2021 03:16 PM

Fitting tribute to your daughter’s companion.
Great job on the build.

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Ivan

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#2 posted 04-11-2021 06:40 PM

Comenting only woodworking part: – - beauriful indeed. I like corner joynery

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 04-11-2021 06:45 PM

Real nice urn, Buster…..........Cheers, Jim

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 04-11-2021 07:18 PM

Very nice urn Buster.

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

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#5 posted 04-11-2021 08:13 PM

Very thoughtful and beautiful gesture Buster. My heart goes out to your daughter.

-- God bless, Candy

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BusterB

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#6 posted 04-11-2021 08:15 PM

Mr wolf- thank you sir.

Ivan- thank you sir. I like the look of the box joints as well.

Jim- Thank you sir. believe you may be the man who introduced me to danish oil…wonderful stuff on walnut.

Tony- thank you sir.

Candy- thank you buddy-ett. She took it pretty hard but think her husband may have been worse.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Desert_Woodworker

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#7 posted 04-11-2021 10:24 PM

+1

-- Desert_Woodworker

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BB1

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#8 posted 04-12-2021 02:25 AM

Very nice urn. Dogs are such wonderful companions – sweet that you built this special.

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doubleDD

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#9 posted 04-12-2021 01:43 PM

Comforting gift for your daughter Buster. We really get attached to these little guys. Very nice work on it.

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

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luv2learn

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#10 posted 04-12-2021 03:09 PM

What a thoughtful expression of love for your daughter.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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