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Coffin & Casket Making Videos


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Northwoods Casket Co - Wisconsin

This is a video of a casket load test. Have a look as they try to load the casket up with 1000 pounds of bricks!

The Old Pine Box - New Mexico

Here is local news story about woman and her sister in New Mexico who started The Old Pine Box Company building hand-made caskets. Each casket takes about 20 hours to build.

How Caskets are Made

This video shows some of the construction techniques used to make an arched top wood casket.

A Brief History of Casket Building

This great video tells the story of how the modern Batesville steel casket we know so well today came to be.

Everybody Casket Company

Here is a unique casket designed for easy assembly.

How To Make a Pine Box

The video shows some of the detail involved in designing and building a pine casket.

Each year, 22,500 cemeteries across the United States bury approximately 30 million board feet of hardwood caskets, 90,272 tons of steel caskets, 14,000 tons of steel vaults, 2700 tons of copper and bronze in caskets, 1,636,000 tons of reinforced concrete vaults, and 827,060 US gallons of embalming fluid--which most commonly includes formaldehyde.


Compiled from statistics by Casket and Funeral Association of America, Cremation Association of North America, Doric Inc., The Rainforest Action Network, and Mary Woodsen, Pre-Posthumous Society. Read more at Wikipedia.com on Natural Burial.