We had an to have our little cherub girl put down, she had end stage adenocarcinoma of the breast which was inoperable and had already metastized to the lungs. Recently, several of the larger tumors had developed necrotic foci and were rupturing the skin. It's time...
The wood I used for her urn is from a dear friend, Angela Baxter. It is a Magnolia root ball that I was saving for something special.
Details textured and charred, pyrography used for the vertical accents. Finish is wipe on poly and buffed through carnauba wax.
I have found after making several of these for our pets, that it is easier for me to make them before, rather than after getting the ashes back from the vets.