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.: Spring 2015 :.

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Cremation Boxes

I always feel honoured when asked to make a cremation box.  I was asked via a friend of a friend if I could make two.  The client and I decided on cherry, all the wood milled and air dried from the same tree.  I added the walnut keys to help strengthen the mitered corners.  We decided rather than having a lid and hinge hardware the removable bottom has four small brass screws so the contents can be added.  Each box is 12 1/4" X 8" X 6 1/4" finished with one coat of blond shelac and wax.

Published 28-Apr-15

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Ken Dixon
Program Director

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