Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

HANDCRAFTED MEMORIAL URN
Dark Roasted Curly Maple With Lacewood & Bubinga Accents

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This urn is made from Dark Roasted Curly Maple. The accents on the top are provided by bands of Bubinga, Cherry and Lacewood, separated and defined by Paduak veneer.

Except for black veneer, no stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.

Interior and exterior are finished with Osmo TopOil, an odourless hardwax-oil wood finish.  The resultant finish is smooth, durable, and appealing.

Overall exterior dimensions are about 11.0" x 9.0" x 3.8" (28.0 x 22.9 x 9.5 cm).

Internal dimensions are about 9.5" x 7.5" x 3.1" (24.1 x 19.1 x 7.9 cm).

Internal capacity is 220 cubic inches (3.6 L).

Access is from bottom which is secured with 12 screws.

Woods Used:

Dark Roasted Curly Maple, Cherry, Bubinga, Lacewood

Exterior:

Mitred corners reinforced with Bubinga keys.

Sides are solid 3/4" (19 mm) thick Dark Roasted Curly Maple

Top is made from solid 1/8" (3 mm) thick Dark Roasted Curly Maple with inlaid accent woods, laminated to 1/4" (6.4 mm) Baltic Birch plywood.