There is nothing like the love that goes into building your own handmade casket for a family member who has recently departed. You can also help out your family by building your own coffin.
The guy in this video was rightfully so proud of his work and the love and joy that went into it. It gave him great comfort that he had made his father's wishes come true. It also brings people together in a common project which is a wonderful thing in times of sorrow and loss.
There are many more videos available on YouTube about How to Make a Coffin. You can get a lot of ideas and inspiration from them.
Choose what sort of design you want, whether a casket (rectangular) or a coffin (six sided).
You can find free casket plans or coffin plans on the internet. Here are a few that we found:
Or you can even buy all the materials in a kit and just assemble it yourself:
This kit contains all the materials you will need to build your own casket, down to the glue and screws. The company plants 100 trees for every casket sold, so you can be sure you are doing the right thing for the environment too. Click here to order.
Casket hardware can be found online easily. There are often beautiful antique ones available on eBay, along with crosses and other adornments. Have a look at the listings we have found for you below:
Good luck with your project and we are sure you will make a casket or coffin which embeds all the love you have to give within it. It will be a source of immense pride for you.
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