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What a Way to Go – Company Makes Crazy Coffins

Posted 4/07/2008 11:25 am by

Skateboard coffin

Our own funeral is one of those morbid things we fragile humans don’t like to think about.

However, a company in Nottingham in the UK is putting a personalized twist on the old pine box.

Crazy Coffins, a branch of Vic Fearn Co. Ltd. coffin and casket company, has put together some unique designs. Everything from a soccer cleat to a box kite to a garbage skip and a designer handbag have been modeled and molded to be the final resting spot for those who want to leave a mark on the planet before they leave for good.

The caskets are only limited by the imagination of the people purchasing them. For mourning parents, Crazy Coffins has been able to replicate a skateboard, pictured above, used for an 11-year-old boy who died in a skating accident and a favorite guitar of a teenager killed in an accident.

Below are just a few of the unusual caskets the company has put their creative stamp on.

Guitar coffin

Garbage dumpster skip coffin

Ballet Slipper Coffin

Daredevils planning a trip to New Zealand to put their lives at risk may want to check out the video below to see the casket company’s workers in action.

Go to BBC to see more pictures of Crazy Coffin creations and to read how the company got started.

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