Casket comes UNASSEMBLED or PRE-ASSEMBLED
This basic pine casket is made of sustainably harvested wood local to the maker. Its soft cotton rope handles are attractive and functional. We can ship it assembled or in a kit form - detailed assembly instructions are included. The rib-and-groove design optimizes strength and ease of assembly. The lid has no metal hinges or fasteners and can be secured with nails or dowels if desired. The basic pine casket is not lined. (Liner kits and pillows available - see supplies section).
Kit includes the following: (According to the maker, "the kit requires a few hand tools and 1-2 hours of assembly time for even the most novice do-it-yourself individual.")
SOCIAL BENEFIT -- The Natural Burial Company is a member of Green America's (formerly Co-Op America) Green Business Network. We strive to balance the "Triple Bottom Line" of sustainability, considering people, planet and profitability when we design, select and sell our goods. READ OUR SUSTAINABILITY STATEMENT HERE.
TO PURCHASE AN ITEM DIRECTLY FROM US -- Many product purchases must be made in person or over the telephone to ensure the item you order is the one you need. Except for manufacturing defects or damage during shipment, there are no returns for burial goods.
SHIPPING -- Please call us at 503-493-9258 to confirm availability and place an order. Read our SHIPPING and TERMS pages for details. FTC law requires funeral homes accept coffins from families without an additional charge.
PRICING -- The Natural Burial Company offers Suggested Retail Prices appropriate for the the minimal assistance with personalized end-of-life services we can practically offer. For professional advice regarding funeral requirements in your immediate area, we suggest you contact a natural funeral service provider in your area for assistance.
SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE:
UNASSEMBLED -- $795.00
PREASSEMBLED -- $995.00
FUNERAL DIRECTORS THAT DISPLAY OUR COFFINS -- Funeral Directors can purchase Natural Burial Company products on your behalf. Visit the NATURAL BURIAL COMPANY'S RESELLER'S PAGE for a list of funeral directors that promote and display our products.
TO FIND A NATURAL FUNERAL SERVICE PROVIDER -- VISIT THE NATURAL END MAP - http://www.naturalend.com - to find natural funeral service providers and cemeteries that offer vault-free burial and other natural burial options.