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5 Unique Wooden Cremation Urns

Losing a loved one is an incredibly challenging experience, and selecting the perfect resting place for their ashes is a deeply personal decision. For those who appreciate the beauty and warmth of wood, custom-made wooden cremation urns provide a unique and meaningful option. One of the most distinctive choices is a custom-made organ cremation urn. Crafted with precision and care, these urns can be designed to resemble different types of organs, symbolizing the unique passions or interests of your loved one. Whether they were a musician or simply had a deep appreciation for music, this personalized wooden urn serves as a touching tribute. Another option that allows for personalization is the custom-engraved wildlife urn. These wooden cremation urns feature intricate engravings of beloved animals or natural landscapes. Each detail is carefully etched into the wood, creating a lasting tribute that captures the essence of your loved one’s connection to nature. […]

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How Do I Know What Size Urn to Buy?

Home / Blog / How Do I Know What Size Urn to Buy? Urn size is an important consideration when planning a funeral When planning a funeral, urn size is an important consideration. How do you know what size urn to buy? There are so many options, and most people aren’t familiar with how choosing an urn factors into funeral planning until the time comes. And the last thing you want to be worrying about are small details like urn size at such a difficult time. So let’s simplify this and make choosing the right sized urn as uncomplicated as possible. It’s fairly obvious that the larger the urn, the more ashes it can hold. Cremation urns come in a variety of sizes, and the size you need will depend on how much cremated remains you have.  The rule of thumb with urns is that you’ll need one cubic inch for each

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Why Do Families Divide Ashes?

Home / Blog / Why Do Families Divide Ashes? When a loved one dies, the thought of cremating them can be comforting. It can feel like they are still with you in some way. But what do you do with the ashes after the cremation? Some people choose to bury them, others choose to scatter them. But another option is to divide the ashes amongst loved ones. WHY DO FAMILIES DIVIDE ASHES? For many, cremation is chosen as the final disposition of the body. This process offers several options for dividing the ashes among family members. Some families choose to divide the ashes in an urn after cremation. This urn can be shared among family members or scattered in a place that was important to the deceased. If scattering is chosen, it can be done individually or as a group.  Another option is to have each family member keep their own urn of ashes.

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Meet The Maker | Behind the Scenes At Maple Nail

Home / Blog / Meet The Maker | Behind the Scenes At Maple Nail I grew up the son of a farmer. Heart of the USA, with roots that dug deep. We were taught that hard work and good morals can bring you so much father in life than good luck.  And that’s how I’ve chosen to live.  My Dad and I were sitting around one sunny afternoon having a frank conversation about caskets. While this is an unusual conversation to have in a family, it was something that meant a lot to my Dad.  My Dad was deeply concerned with the outrageous costs of a traditional funeral. It’s a significant expense that most people need to take into account when making a financial plan for their life.  So we talked about working together to make simple wooden caskets for people who either can’t, or don’t want to afford the extravagant costs of

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