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    FOM, Mike built one for Zak when I lost him. It is a cherished piece of craftmanship.
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    Beautiful piece of work. Very nice.
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    Very nice work Gooser! I'm sure it looks even better in person.
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    Thank you all for the compliments!

    I do enjoy making these for the dogs who have passed. It gives great pleasuse knowing that they are with the owner.

    The wood that partucular Urn is made out of is American Black walnut. The Inlaiy of the Inlaid dovetails is a wood know as Obachi ,or Abachi.
    They use it in building Saunas. It finishes to splinterless.. Thats why its popular with saunas.. It makes a nice contrast to walnut.

    The Inlay dovetails are fun to make, becuase its a 2 step process. You first cut the dovetails large, then Glue in the Inlay wood,, then very carfully re-cut the tails and pin pockets that accept the next piece of parent wood (this case walnut) to create the thin line that enhances the shape of the dovetails. You have to be very carfeul when recutting,, because any mis alingment shows like a sore thumb..

    Lainee and David.

    It was an Honor making this for Flash.. He was a wonderful dog..

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    It is far easier to spit on the work of others than it is to produce something better yourself.
    Brynmoors Prairie Sage JH ​(Sage) Just a dang fool huntin Dawg
    HRCH Calypso Seven Bales High SH (Bailey)
    HR Calypso Zoomin Loosies Mad Hader (Maddi) We loved you baby. R.I.P.
    FlatLanders Broken Pistol Ricochet SH (Flinch)


    My Christian Name is Michael Baker..
    I have gone by "Gooser" since I was a "gossling"

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    It's stunning. The patience you must have to create something that beautiful....

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    This is my Maddies urn.

    Its very special to me. In fact, the two most valuable pieces of stuff I have, is this urn,, and a Sling Shot my dad made as a boy during the depression. He cut the perfectly branched fork out of an old White Oak off the farmstead they lived on.
    They were so poor,, they could not afford ammo for guns. he used that sling shot to kill small birds (quail) and Squirrels and rabbits for food..

    He also carried that sling shot with him all through Europe during WWII.

    here is maddies urn. Wood is Spalted maple (Wormy) with Bubinga Inlay.

    It is far easier to spit on the work of others than it is to produce something better yourself.
    Brynmoors Prairie Sage JH ​(Sage) Just a dang fool huntin Dawg
    HRCH Calypso Seven Bales High SH (Bailey)
    HR Calypso Zoomin Loosies Mad Hader (Maddi) We loved you baby. R.I.P.
    FlatLanders Broken Pistol Ricochet SH (Flinch)


    My Christian Name is Michael Baker..
    I have gone by "Gooser" since I was a "gossling"

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    Reading this probably wasnt supposed to make us cry-but it did me... so neat that you make these for the special dogs-I'd love to meet you someday Gooser- despite what everyone says I bet your a pretty neat guy...
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    wow, I am so impressed. Gorgeous craftsmanship. You rock Gooser.

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    Gooser, weren't you going to do a website? And do you do commissions for boxes?

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    Yes and Yes!

    I dont have permission from Chris to advertise..

    Gooser follows the rules!!,,,, well sometimes,,,, welll maybe just on fridays,,, well I guess thats went ya spose to eat carp,,, well never mind....
    It is far easier to spit on the work of others than it is to produce something better yourself.
    Brynmoors Prairie Sage JH ​(Sage) Just a dang fool huntin Dawg
    HRCH Calypso Seven Bales High SH (Bailey)
    HR Calypso Zoomin Loosies Mad Hader (Maddi) We loved you baby. R.I.P.
    FlatLanders Broken Pistol Ricochet SH (Flinch)


    My Christian Name is Michael Baker..
    I have gone by "Gooser" since I was a "gossling"

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