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Project by Mike posted 01-18-2022 05:44 AM 1119 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Box was made from Black Walnut with a laminated maple cross. It loads from the bottom so the top side looks clean. I always have mixed emotions when making these for family or friends, I love woodworking but these are for a very sad event.





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JCamp

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#1 posted 01-18-2022 11:55 AM

Ummm. Someone correct me if I’m wrong but “urine” is what you do in the bathroom and “Urn” is what you put cremation ashes in…. I mean it’s nice work but usually folks put them on a mantle not in the bathroom.
Good work either way

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#2 posted 01-18-2022 01:14 PM

It is a very nice urn. Perhaps one of the moderators could fix the title.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#3 posted 01-18-2022 01:18 PM

Nice work on a project that I think every wood worker is honored to do, but no one wants to do. I’ve done one, for a friend, his Mother, but was sad during the entire build. Great job and the walnut/maple combination is striking! Note, you can edit the title. :)

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 01-18-2022 02:50 PM

Although painful, a very nice way to honor someone.
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 01-18-2022 02:59 PM

That is a beautiful Urn. Sorry if it has to be used any time soon.

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#6 posted 01-20-2022 12:28 AM

To those who politely corrected my spelling mistake. I have edited the post my, thank you.

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#7 posted 01-25-2022 04:13 PM

I’ve made several for beloved pets, but never (yet) for a person. I suggested to my wife that I could make matching urns for us, but she wasn’t too receptive of that idea…

-- PPBart

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