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    Urn in Spalted Sweetgum...

    ...and silver maple burl cap. This is for Quazy, my sisters much loved and rather large dog. Roughly 10" tall by 7.5" wide. Finished with several coats of Waterlox. ABS threads. I really don't like the transition between the reddish colored sweetgum and the burl cap. I tried a little black transtint on the neck of the vessel and some red on the burl cap, but it didn't work out as well as I would have liked. Maybe a holly or black wood spacer would have helped. Next time. Thanks for looking.

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    Ted all I can say is that is beautiful. I love it. She is going to absolutely love it. Well done.
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    That is one BEAUTIFUL Urn Ted
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    An elegant final resting place...beautifully done Ted!

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    Beautiful wood , form and finish.
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    I'll just echo the other guys...great work, Ted. I can see what you're talking about in regards to the transition, but I think your color match came out pretty darned close.
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    Ted, i can sum it up in one word - Stunning !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Thomas View Post
    Ted, i can sum it up in one word - Stunning !!
    Yep, well done Ted.
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    Very nice, Ted! That's some good-looking wood - form and finish are great!
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    Thanks for the kind words folks..sometimes we fish for attaboys just 'cause they feel so good

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