Canine Urn – Nearly Complete

By on Jun 21, 2012 in Crafted by Chris Harvan |

Carving is nearly complete on this main component.  An inner flower/collar hanger with portrait window and the bottom lid are all that is left.

Dog Urn Carving in Progress

By on Jun 9, 2012 in Crafted by Chris Harvan | 0 comments

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Deep Hollow

By on May 25, 2012 in Crafted by Chris Harvan | 0 comments

Custom Pet Urn In Progress

By on May 21, 2012 in Crafted by Chris Harvan | 0 comments

Just seems like a nice vase at this point. More updates to come…

Not So Small Stick

By on May 16, 2012 in Crafted by Chris Harvan | 0 comments

Bigger lathe means bigger projects (although very concerned there are torque/power issues with this, my first, Grizzly product).  This cherry log was felled from my front yard about eight years ago (was in an awkward spot right on the foundation).  A single vertical crack in this piece may or may not be able to be successfully worked into the commission this is hopefully destined...

Recently Delivered Urn

By on May 16, 2012 in Crafted by Chris Harvan | 0 comments

The main piece of this commission opens from the front to reveal a felt lined compartment in the bottom for cremains.  The piece in the foreground fits over this area, concealing the ashes while providing storage for mementos and housing the smaller, mobile urn.  The jacket was worn by the deceased when he met his surviving spouse.  She intends to take the travel urn with her as she travels cross country in their convertible. (Pro photos taken and will be up on the Memento website...