the past 20 years, there has been a growing trend in America away from showy
wealth and back to the original values of logical frugality, simplicity, and
dignity. In the coffin industry, this
means a turn away from ornate metal boxes, toward the simple dignity of high-quality,
honestly made wooden boxes. A casket from Greenleaf is a casket steeped in
meaning: the wood is entirely Colorado grown, cut, and milled on-site by our
crew.The mill equipment itself is
antique and completely non-computerized, and so cutting the lumber here
requires skill and caring.Finally, our
caskets are designed according to customers’ specifications, and are planed,
built, and finished by our craftsmen.
#FK0000M, #FK0000A from $1200 to $1600 Call us for details.
Shipping: Available within one or two days delivery time by motor freight. Please contact us for shipping costs and arrangements. You can also pick up items at our store in Westcliffe. Sales tax will be added to above pricing.
kinds of wood – white aspen, blue-stained pine, red Douglas-fir, and plain
yellow pine – are used to make top-quality “pine” caskets. Some focus on bringing out the beauty of one
kind of wood; others form harmonious mixes of two or three. You can request
what suits your needs and spirit. Our
caskets are traditional rectangular boxes with three handles on each side. They are padded and lined on the inside
bottom and have a simple pillow. A
family seeking personal involvement may help with the lining or final finishing
of the casket. Some may prefer hands-on
assembly through our kits.
keeps in stock at least one completed casket for immediate shipping. We will
finish and store special models upon request.