Learn How to Build a Handmade Casket

Learn how to build a handmade casket for a green funeral, includes step-by-step instructions, a plywood primer and detailed diagrams in the image gallery.



This handmade casket made at home is beautiful and inexpensive.
This handmade casket made at home is beautiful and inexpensive.
PHOTO: STEVE MAXWELL
Diagram: The veneer plywood casket option.
Diagram: The veneer plywood casket option.
LEN CHURCHILL
Diagram: The real wood casket option.
Diagram: The real wood casket option.
LEN CHURCHILL
Diagram: The real wood casket lid.
Diagram: The real wood casket lid.
LEN CHURCHILL
Author Steve Maxwell personalized the casket he made for himself with this laser-engraved inscription. Right: Details also can be hand carved into the wood.
Author Steve Maxwell personalized the casket he made for himself with this laser-engraved inscription. Right: Details also can be hand carved into the wood.
STEVE MAXWELL











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