Best Funeral Homes in Chatham County NC

If you found this page, you probably want details about the best funeral homes in Chatham County NC. Pittsboro, Chatham Park, Siler City, and surrounding communities — read on. To begin, I’m Don from Piedmont Pine Coffins. Over the last five years I’ve dealt with lots of funeral homes and cemeteries in the Triangle. You can […]

Billy Graham’s pine coffin

Billy Graham’s pine coffin, in the last two weeks, made a big splash in the death pool. This very website, as an example, doubled its usual traffic to about 100 new users per day. For us that’s dang-it viral! The number one page people looked at? Our DIY plywood coffin plans. Also, one potential client […]

Pine coffins and skunk cycles of life and death

Message to skunks:  Safe passage on the roads. Mid-February is breeding season for skunks, and you are reminded of that every year because the poor polecats start showing up dead on the roads around here. Starting in late January, they crisscross country lanes looking to make family connections, and some of them meet their maker […]

Grave digging DIY

Grave digging DIY: Yes, you can. Recently a family nearby bought a coffin from us and buried on their own land. Here’s how they prepared the gravesite. For readers just joining in, we are Piedmont Pine Coffins in North Carolina, USA. We spread the news about natural burial, and we make pine box coffins with only […]

We get to carry each other

A recent download of FREE coffin plans to one Ann-Marie in NC got me going on “get to.” Read on, I’ll ‘splain. For the many of you just joining (thanks!), we are Piedmont Pine Coffins, and we spread the gospel of green burial. Also, we like the kind of thing that Ann-Marie and her family just did. She bought […]

The Eagles!

Just in time for July 4th, here’s a post about Eagles. Not the Hotel California Eagles, but Gandalf’s Eagles and our eagles at Piedmont Pine Coffins. If you’ve ever read J.R.R. Tolkien or seen the movies based on his Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books, you know that giant eagles are his deus ex machina. Sort of. Or at least, […]