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Do it Yourself Casket-Building Guides

So You Wanna Build a Casket?
If you are thinking about making a conventional casket with an arched lid and hardware, this article is a good place to start.
Casket Kit Assembly Instructions
Read these detailed instructions with lots of photos to learn how our Plain Pine Box casket kit is assembled in less than one hour.
Build Your Own Simple Casket
Follow these step-by-step instructions to build a plain pine rectangular casket with a flat top lid.
Build Your Own Coffin
Use these plans for an old-fashioned toe-pincher style coffin.
How to Finish Casket Hardware
Some ideas for DIY finishes on raw steel casket hardware.