Fancy Coffins to Make Yourself

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Schiffer Pub., Dec 31, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 62 pages
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Heres the help you need for one of lifes most critical undertakings -- making your own coffin. Author and craftsman Dale Power revisits one of his most popular woodworking projects with additional embellishment, adding finery and fancy to what could easily become your final resting place. Easily, that is, since, more than 230 color photos and detailed instructions have been provided to help guide you step by step toward your own casket. This project might truly be your lifes finest accomplishment. The installation of working coffin hardware, both exterior and interior, is explored and the proper application of finishes and linings are explained. Patterns for the coffin are provided, along with two lid designs. The color photo gallery and detailed instructions will challenge the novice and inspire experienced craftsmen.

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Woodworking is usually a lighthearted hobby, so the idea of making a coffin could be somewhat odd or even repugnant. However, there is a place for such information in the library. It's surprising ... Read full review

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