Start with this a contemporary solid oak casket shell to design and build your own casket. Shell is made in Wisconsin from locally sourced wood and is unfinished. The casket lid is a contemporary arched design and is very sturdy and structurally resistant to changes in temperature and humidity. Casket shell includes the completed box with a two-piece hinged lid.
The casket in the photos is an example of a completed version of this oak casket. The finish and upholstered interior are not included and are sold separately.
This casket is available entirely metal-free being assembled with dowel joinery and wooden barrel hinges. The lid top support is a wood dowel brace and rope design. Alternatively, if remaining metal-free is not your priority, you can add a lid top support and latches.
You will need the following to complete this casket:
Available in a standard size that will fit in a conventional 30-inch burial vault.
Standard Casket Shell Dimensions Interior (in): 76.25 x 23.37 x 15.00 Exterior (in): 81.00 x 28.75 x 23.87
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