Hardwood caskets are made from an assortment of wood types. Prices are determined by the different wood type, interior fabric and casket shell.
Mahogany is admired by many as the highest quality hardwood. Mahogany has very distinct and pleasing grain and its proclivity for high luster finishing creates unrivaled beauty and visual appeal.
A rich finish that becomes more lustrous with age. Walnut features a variety of grain patterns and a dark brown color with occasional purplish-black streaks. The rich color and bold grain give this hardwood warmth and character.
Cherry is one of the most popular species for casket construction. It is light, very strong, hard, and fine-grained. Used extensively in fine furniture, it is a very beautiful and suitable hardwood for caskets.
This North American hardwood is known for its distinctive grain along with an unsurpassed strength and durability. Maple is a favorite hardwood in the home furnishing industry.
Many of the same characteristics that make it appealing for use in the home also make it popular for use in casket construction.
A very hard, heavy and strong wood, Oak is durable and readily takes a great variety of fine finishes. The grain patterns of any two trees are never exactly alike providing an individualism not found in other materials.
Caskets of Oak have a natural warmth and beauty that have remained the mark of fine quality and prestige.
Strength, value, and versatility make Poplar appealing for any practical use and especially for casket construction. It is a hardwood native to forests in the northern United States and parts of Canada.
Veneer is a thin layer of wood produced by peeling, slicing, or sawing of logs. It allows for production of wood caskets in affordable price ranges. Color and grain patterns are similar to those found in solid hardwood caskets.
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