Category Archives: Coffin

Coffin: foot board and headboard secured with hot hide glue

Headboard cut to fit and then glued with hide glue yesterday. This morning wooden pegs were inserted to secure and strength the butt joint. Next the bottom will be added, and then the breast board can be removed.

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Coffin Build

Follow along as I build a coffin in the Lancashire method. The coffin will be made from locally grown and harvested poplar. The photo on the left shows the sides after the rough lumber was milled to 1/2″ thickness and … Continue reading

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