this urn was for howard.  according to his wife, he knew no strangers and certainly did not fit any molds.  she liked the idea of him not even fitting inside his urn; thus the walls of the urn are busted out with howard there to greet the world.  picture:  attaching the torn walls
       
     
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 getting the gesture of the figure
       
     
 making the baseball-type hat that was always on his noggin
       
     
 fitting/attaching the hat to the arm as well as to the body
       
     
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 fitting figure--to be attached later-- to the cylinder
       
     
 cylinder with requested finish (tinted urethane)
       
     
 welding/attaching figure without burning the paint job
       
     
 finished urn 
       
     
 this urn was for howard.  according to his wife, he knew no strangers and certainly did not fit any molds.  she liked the idea of him not even fitting inside his urn; thus the walls of the urn are busted out with howard there to greet the world.  picture:  attaching the torn walls
       
     

this urn was for howard.  according to his wife, he knew no strangers and certainly did not fit any molds.  she liked the idea of him not even fitting inside his urn; thus the walls of the urn are busted out with howard there to greet the world.

picture:  attaching the torn walls

02.JPG
       
     
 getting the gesture of the figure
       
     

getting the gesture of the figure

 making the baseball-type hat that was always on his noggin
       
     

making the baseball-type hat that was always on his noggin

 fitting/attaching the hat to the arm as well as to the body
       
     

fitting/attaching the hat to the arm as well as to the body

06.JPG
       
     
 fitting figure--to be attached later-- to the cylinder
       
     

fitting figure--to be attached later-- to the cylinder

 cylinder with requested finish (tinted urethane)
       
     

cylinder with requested finish (tinted urethane)

 welding/attaching figure without burning the paint job
       
     

welding/attaching figure without burning the paint job

 finished urn 
       
     

finished urn