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Thread: Cremains Box for a Friend's Best Friend

  1. #1
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    Dec 2010

    Cremains Box for a Friend's Best Friend

    My friend's dog died a few weeks ago. He asked me to make a box for her ashes. I'd never made such a box. Another friend said you make them with the top already attached and with the bottom screwed on, that's how the ashes are added. Well, next time, because I had already finished making this one.

    It's 6 x 8 x 2-1/4" and made from curly maple and Sapele outside and walnut inside on the bottom. My CNC made adding her name an easy process. The finish is India Ink in the lettering and rattle can lacquer.

    I figured he can just glue the top on with some silicone or similar caulk.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    In the foothills of the Sandia Mountains
    Nice work John. I've made a couple of those myself.
    Please help support the Creek.

    Where we have strong emotions, we're liable to fool ourselves.
    - Carl Sagan

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    Mar 2006
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    Beautiful job and always a wonderful gesture to do that for someone.
    Take me to the hotel - Baggage gone, oh well . . .

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    Nice job John!
    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."
    - Sir Edmund Burke

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