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Autumn Leaves Walnut Wood Cremation Urn

The Autumn Leaves Walnut Wood Cremation Urn presents a lovely, earthy, homespun memorial to your loved one. This beautiful cremation urn is made in the USA from premium solid walnut wood and boasts a dark walnut stain and elegant “Autumn Leaves” carvings on the top of the piece. Continue reading Autumn Leaves Walnut Wood Cremation Urn

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Round Wood Cremation Urns with Handcrafted Inlays

Round Wood Cremation Urns

Come and see our new selection of round wood cremation urns. These are individually made by hand in the USA, featuring handcrafted wood inlays. Each inlays boasts a variety of wood types and elegant designs. You’ll find the perfect round wood cremation urn for your loved one in this simple, artful, and timeless collection of inlay art memorials.

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Artisan Crafted Hand Turned Wood Cremation Urns

Artisan Crafted Wood Urns

We proudly present to you a new collection of artisan crafted hand turned wood cremation urns. Individually woodturned in the USA by a skilled artisan, each urn is made from segments of solid, premium wood in a variety of designs and styles. Continue reading Artisan Crafted Hand Turned Wood Cremation Urns

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Cremation Urn Wood Types – Walnut

There are several varieties of walnut wood from which our urns are made, depending on the manufacturer. Walnut is a dark wood, and most American walnut varieties grow with either a straight grain or a very distinctive and highly figured grain. Both grain types result in a beautiful finished product, and you can see whether a particular wood urn is made with straight-grain or variable-grain walnut by looking closely at any product photo with decent resolution.

The hardness, strength, stability, and heaviness of walnut wood contribute to its legacy as one of the largest hardwood trees grown in the United States and our most popular type of wood for our funeral urns. Below you will see a small sample selection of just a few of our walnut urns. The images below will give you a good idea of the variety of shades and grain textures available, as well as the number of different wood urn designs that we sell.

To browse our collection of urns available in Walnut, see here.

Walnut Scattering Urn
Hand Turned Walnut Urn: Sample #1
Cross Cremation Urn
Seascape Urn for Ashes
Lighthouse Urn | Lighthouse Cremation Urn
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Cremation Urn Wood Types – Radiata Wood

Radiata pine is classed as a medium-density softwood. Radiata pine clearwood (wood that is free of defects such as knots, holes or other blemishes) is one of the world’s best clearwoods and one of the world’s most widely planted plantation species because it has the ability to grow to a large diameter faster than almost any other tree species.

When planed to a smooth finish, the wood is creamy-coloured, with stripes created by the contrast between wood grown early in the annual growth season (softer and paler) and that grown later (harder and darker). The wood darkens over time with exposure to light.

Many of our Bolivian urns are made from Radiata pine wood; here is one with and a second without a stain:


These and many more gorgeous radiata pine wood cremation urns available at Urns Northwest.

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New Wood Urns

A roundup of new wooden urns at Urns Northwest:

New Maple Wood Urns with Engraved Scene

Music Urn
New Wood Urn Series

These wood cremation urns feature finely engraved scenes in a walnut frame on the top of the urn. The white maple, when engraved, results in a stunningly contrasted design against the light grain of the natural hardwood urn box. These wooden urns can also be built with a hinged lid and a 3/4″ deep memory chest area on the top of the urn, perfect for letters, photos, jewelry, or other small memorabilia items.

Scenes in this series include the above pictured Wood Urn with Music Scene, as well as:

New Wood Companion Urns
We’ve expanded our companion urn selection to include several of our standard urns that can now be made in the companion or double urn size, usually holding about 400 cubic inches of cremains to accomodate the remains of two individuals.

New Dimensional Inlay Wood Urns

Wood Urn with Horse Scene
Horse Riding Home Wood Urn

New to our Dimensional Inlay Series of wood urns are two twists on the classic Road Home scene. Pictured above is our Horse Scene Road Home Urn, in oak, featuring a cowboy on his horse for that final ride home, and below is the same scene with a motorcyclist, pictured in walnut. The entire series of wood urns can be made in your choice of oak or walnut hardwoods.