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Companion Cremation Urn Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo The idea for this project was generated over a year ago by a question posed on a woodworking forum "Does anyone have plans for a Cremation Urn?" A search on the Internet came up with any number of establishments selling urns, but there were very few woodworking plans available.
It sounded like an easy enough project, but a couple of areas first required investigation.• Were there any government regulations with respect to cremation urns? • Would the urn contain the ashes of one person or two people? • What should be the displacement, in cubic inches, of the container? • Would the urn be buried in the ground or stored in a crypt? If in a crypt, what are the inside dimensions of the crypt? Discussions with a funeral director in my town revealed there are no government regulations regarding cremation urns.
The urn that I planned to construct would contain the remains of two individuals, and it would be stored in a crypt, which measured 12" x 12" x 12".The overall dimensions of the crypt are critical, and may differ between cemeteries.
The displacement of the container I designed is 472.5 cu.in., sufficient to receive the...