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:
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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The Magnolia is one of the earth's oldest plants, with a spectacular flower which dates back 95 million years. What a beautiful specimen to commemorate a life.
These trees are grown by the foremost magnolia nursery in the USA and they will send a variety most suited to the recipient's climate.
The flowers in spring will bring joy to the bereaved and help to heal their heart.
Only available in the USA.
Keep the ashes of your loved one close to your heart with this sterling silver engraved pendant.
Choose from a beautiful range of sympathy gifts and keepsakes. From jewellery to garden angels, candles, comforting books and artworks, memorial plaques, throws, wind chimes and keepsake boxes. You will find the perfect gift to comfort a friend or relative here.
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