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CASKETS
The Funeral Rule law* requires that any funeral service provider you work with must accept a Friars casket. This allows all of our sales to be at wholesale prices direct to you.

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VIP model. Natural grain cross shows through into interior. Natural mineral oil finish.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
VIP model. Natural grain cross shows through into interior. Natural mineral oil finish. 

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.

Customer lived her life alongside the White River, and requested White River shells inlaid with clear epoxy into a cross pattern so that it appeared as a river of life.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Smooth Western Cedar. Eastern Cedar is now our standard.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.

Cedar and pine hybrid. Natural grain cross shows through into interior. Natural mineral oil finish

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.

Calvary with mounted cross in smooth cedar with half hinged top and fabric covered foam mattress/pillow.

Design Copyright 2011 Norm Friar.

Note the custom designed retractable wood handles.

Customer lived her life alongside the White River, and requested White River shells inlaid with clear epoxy into a cross pattern so that it appeared as a river of life.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Cavalry in pine with cross

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Orthodox with over 300 wooden dowel fasteners. No nails, no screws, no glue, no plywood, no labor from sundown Friday to Sunday morning. 100% biodegradable. Swing tested while suspended with 400 pounds.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Custom sizes and other wood species are available.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Couples side by side or oversized - 350 pounds or less. 

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
The style is cavalry in pine.
Measuring 6'-4" long X 23" wide X 20" high.
Simple latch.
Unfinished exterior.
Unfinished interior.
No material, cloth, bed, or pillow.
Rope handles.
Model shown with cross.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
24" long undersize VIP model.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Hybrid cedar and pine.

Design Copyright 2010 Norm Friar.
Calvary with mounted cross in smooth cedar with half hinged top and fabric covered foam mattress/pillow.

Design Copyright 2011 Norm Friar.


No veneer, bottom mat, trim, or plank caps to hide imperfections.
No exposed fasteners inside, underside, or outside.

All pieces are inset.
Lifted bottom to reduce humidity.
Dovetail spline key joinery- strong
Lid aligning pins- strong.
Piano hinge- strong.
Waterproof glue.
Any species, or size
Traditional in pine and redwood. Given to a needy family for charity.


Custom ordered ring frame set.

We can design and build anything.

Design copyright 2011 Norm Friar
As seen in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette NW 3-28-2014.
Cedar and pine casket representing racism as an allegory, which will be buried next Tuesday at the MLK vigil in downtown Harrison. Note the inset black walnut and white oak handshake on zebrawood.
As seen in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette NW 3-28-2014.
The inset of a cedar and pine casket representing racism as an allegory, which will be buried next Tuesday at the MLK vigil in downtown Harrison, It's a black walnut and white oak handshake on zebrawood.
Cedar and Pine hybrid Calvary style.
All designs are copyright Norm Friar 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Needing a steel casket? See our line of dealership caskets at our web showroom site. If the link is not working, then navigate to the site www.FuneralShowroom.com.  Our shop is a small one-man operation with a very low overhead. Call for a price on any model right away to ensure that your model is in stock and can arrive in the time of your need.