The Case for Buying a Cremation Urn Right Away
Recently a friend of mine's mom passed away, and she and her siblings asked me to make companion urns for their mom and dad, who had passed away a few...Read more
What is a Keepsake Urn?
Before I started making wood cremation urns, I had not heard the term “Keepsake Urns”. What? there is more than one kind of urn? Yes! Basically, keepsake urns hold only...Read more
What Size Cremation Urn Do I Need?
Choosing a cremation urn can be a confusing and painful task. It’s hard enough looking for an urn that reflects your style, let alone thinking about what size you need....Read more
Cremation Stones - Great Companion to Planturns
Recently, I received an email from a woman who wanted to order a keepsake urn for her son’s ashes. She told that she was getting the majority of her son’s...Read more
The Wood We Use
In the descriptions of our cremation urns, we say that we use “rescued lumber” and wood that is “FSC Certified”. These are common terms known to woodworkers, but maybe not...Read more
What Is Aquamation? Alkaline Hydrolysis Explained
We here at Boyce Studio care about sustainability and support aquamation and cremation as more eco-friendly alternatives to burial. In fact, we partner with Resting Waters Aquamation facility in Seattle,...Read more
Why I Make Cremation Urns
I’ve had this conversation I don’t know how many times during the past year. I’ve got my short answer down pat and I show them pictures of the urns on...Read more