Urn for a Friend

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Project by artsyfartsy posted 02-24-2022 03:39 PM 598 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a request to build this Urn for a Friend. He wanted it to be simple but requested a Bulldozer on the top. So it was etched in with my laser engraver. Because of the size, it took about 3 hours to etch. It turned out good due to the pine I was working with. Incidentally the material that is used was from one piece of pine that I’d been saving for years for a special project. It has several coats of Lacquer. Thanks for looking.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#1 posted 02-24-2022 03:45 PM

Wonderful way to honor a friend. I love the dozer design too. I always tell my wife to just throw my ashes in a foodplot so I can watch the deer. Lol

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

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#2 posted 02-24-2022 03:46 PM

always a very sad did a nice job to honor him.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#3 posted 02-24-2022 06:01 PM

Beautiful job the urn, Don. I would be proud to have my ashes put in an urn like the one you built for your friend. Great job, my friend. Keep up the good work.

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#4 posted 02-24-2022 09:57 PM

Awesome build Don. A beautiful way to honor your friend.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 02-24-2022 10:52 PM

that’s beautiful. Great work!

-- Paul Mayer,

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#6 posted 02-25-2022 02:58 AM

Nice work.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#7 posted 02-25-2022 06:52 AM

Real nice job there Don.

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#8 posted 02-25-2022 02:14 PM

Thanks guys, I wasn’t trying for an award for this project, but it happened. Many of my friends know it took a lot for me to make this and they know the reasons why. I’m just glad it’s done. Thanks again friends.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#9 posted 02-25-2022 02:39 PM

Very nice tribute to a friend!

-- Be safe out there

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