The Coffinmaker

Part of his series of short films about handcrafted goods made in Seattle, Dan McComb’s The Coffinmaker reveals the dedicated craftsmanship that goes into every coffin Marcus Daly makes.

“Every year, Americans bury enough metal in the ground to rebuild the Golden Gate Bridge, says Vashon Island coffin maker Marcus Daly. His simple, handcrafted wooden coffins are an economical and environmentally friendly burial alternative. But Daly believes a coffin’s most important feature is that it can be carried. Here’s why.”

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