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Traditional caskets are not right for everyone

Build your own DIY casket in under 30 minutes with this handcrafted casket kit, delivered directly to your door.

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You don't need to buy your casket from a funeral home. 

Ideal for both immediate use or future planning, it can be assembled in under 30 minutes using only the included rubber mallet. 
With all-wood construction and no metal, the kit is ideal for green burial or cremation.

Certified by the Green Burial Council

The fiddlehead casket kit is proudly made in Canada from Canadian pine and is certified as a 3-leaf level product, the highest rating offered by the Green Burial Council. With no metal fasteners and minimal glue to ease the impact on the environment. All shipments are carbon-neutral through our carriers.


fiddlehead casket company gave my father the burial he always spoke about - a simple pine box. 

Andrew F.

At his funeral, many of our family and friends commented on the casket and how perfect it was for T.  I cannot thank you enough.

I have just ordered another to tuck away for myself.

Anna B.

The casket you made for my uncle was simple and absolutely stunning.  Thank you for the work, it was very reflective of him.

Ama M.

Flat packed and ready to build

No other tools needed

Assembles with wooden pegs

No drilling or glue required

Put it together in 30 minutes

Detailed instructions included

Simple 30 minute assembly

Everything you need

The fiddlehead casket kit comes with everything you need to build your own natural pine, metal-free casket. Each kit includes the following:

-45 wooden dowels (38 required)

-rubber mallet

-13 wood parts

-detailed step by step instructions with photos

Every casket kit is hand crafted by master craftsman Jeremy Burrill of fiddlehead casket company, packaged for simplified shipping and direct delivery. 

New! Bookshelf Casket Kit

Add shelves to your casket kit to put it to use right away.

As Green as it Gets

No nails or screws - just wood.

Peace of Mind

Store your own casket for the future, and cross it off your list.

Everything you Need

Build a casket for yourself, or a loved one.

Casket Details



FROM THE ARCHIVES: fiddlehead casket kit DIY Casket / Coffin Kit INTRO (2018)

FROM THE ARCHIVES: fiddlehead casket kit DIY Casket / Coffin Kit INTRO (2018)

CTV NEWS: DIY Casket by fiddlehead casket company

CTV NEWS: DIY Casket by fiddlehead casket company

Live webinar: DIY Casket Kit Webinar - Green Burial and stories of finding peace in building a pine casket

Live webinar: DIY Casket Kit Webinar - Green Burial and stories of finding peace in building a pine casket

Presented by Jeremy Burrill, lead craftsman and owner of fiddlehead casket company, this webinar features stories of people who have invested in ...

Customer Gallery

Some heartwarming customizations of the DIY casket kit.

Cattle Brand of a Rancher

John Deer Green

Custom Painted

Magazine Feature

Handcrafted Green Burial Options

For a simple, minimalistic burial, a shroud is often used to minimize impact on the environment.

Newsletter archives

Being A Casket Maker During COVID-19

Being A Casket Maker During COVID-19

When I first set out as a cabinet maker, finishing my red-seal in 2011, I could have never imagined being a casket maker during a worldwide pandemic. 
A work of art

A work of art

It started with a phone call on a Sunday afternoon. As is sometimes the case my cell was charging with the ringer off. The voicemail said "Hi, I am calling about a casket. We need it right away..."
Note from a customer

Note from a customer

The following note came in recently. This is a prime example of what can be done with a casket kit.     Hello Jeremy, I thought you might like to ...

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
p: (506) 262 2211
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