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Case or receptacle for dead human remains.

Coffin

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Case or receptacle in which human remains are placed for protection, practical utility, and a suitable memory picture.Any box or container of one or more parts in which a dead human body is placed prior to interment, entombment, or cremation which may or may not be permanently interred, entombed, or cremated with the dead human body.

Casket

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French word “casse”Chest of valuable possessions.Originally a jewelry box.

Casket

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(FTC definition) A rigid container which is designed for the encasement of human remains and which is usually constructed of wood, metal, or like material and ornamented and lined with fabric

Casket

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the purchase, display, and sale of goods

Merchandising

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goods that are bought and sold

Merchandise

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Examples of merchandise

CasketsVaultsUrns ClothingRegister books, memorial cards, etc.

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What is the shape of a coffin?

Anthropoidal Shaped (human shaped)

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What is the shape of a casket?

Rectangular Shaped

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Materials from which caskets are made?

Wood Metal Polymer Fiberglass

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Composition of wood

CelluloseLignin

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1000's of tiny hollow cells

Cellulose

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Glue that binds cellulose togetherAllows wood to breathe

Lignin

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Types of wood:

Solid woodLaminatesWood by products

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Two categories of woods

HardwoodsSoftwoods

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Deciduous / Leaf bearing trees / Close grain patternStrong and tough / More expensive than softwoods.Lose leaves in the fall

Hardwoods

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Types of Hardwoods

Birch Cherry MahoganyMaple Oak Walnut

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Constructed from different species of wood.

Select hardwoods

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Examples of Select Hardwoods

cotton woodwillow tulip tree Salix

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Select Hardwoods is also called...

Salix orWillow

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Component parts of a single casket will NOT__________________

necessarily be constructed of the same species of wood.

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Coniferous (Cone-bearing trees with needles)Less distinct grain patternKnot holes and other imperfections Soft and easy to work

Softwoods

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Types of softwoods

Pine Spruce Cedar Poplar

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Cone-bearing

Coniferous

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Made by uniting superimposed layers of different materials.

Laminates

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Types of Laminates

Wood veneer Artificial laminate

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Not cone-bearing; is the ONLY softwood used in making select hardwood caskets.

Poplar

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Created by gluing thin layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain to an inferior wood.

Wood veneer

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Created by gluing thin layers of man-made material to an inferior wood or other material.

Artificial laminate

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Examples of Artificial Laminate

Formica Vinyl