Grady Hunter will take his prize-winning entry in the North Carolina State Fair to the grave. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Hunter won a blue ribbon in this year's crafts and hobbies competition by making his own coffin.
'I'm tickled to death with it," Hunter told the newspaper.
Hunter, 75, wanted to improve on store-bought caskets. The case has hard-rock maple and Brazilian cherry. He also routed his signature into the wood.
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