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    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.

    John

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    Nice work John. I've made a couple of those myself.
    Please help support the Creek.


    My wife asked me to take her to one of those restaurants where they make the food right in front of you. So, I took her to Subway and thatís how the fight started.

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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."
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