ONE LAST PROJECT
The choice of woods just seemed fitting.
SHOP OWNER: Drew McManus
LOCATION: Bel Air, MD
Storm, our 11-year-old cat, passed away a week ago. Over the weekend I made a box to hold her ashes. It's the same basic design I've used several times, many of which are posted in previous Shop Shots.
This box is solid ebony with holly trim and a solid holly bottom panel. These woods seemed fitting since her fur color was mostly black with a white belly. The Chinese character on the bottom is the character for "storm" and was made using a wood burner.
I had to stop several times during the construction because it was all a bit too emotional. However, I was glad I could do one last thing for such a dear friend and pet. She caused us great happiness, excitement, and many surprises. I enjoyed making several projects just for her over the years, one of which I've included.
. . . Drew McManus
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