If you are looking for a beautiful handmade engraved wooden grave marker – then look no further.
These stunning handcrafted wooden grave markers are made to order right here in our Surrey Hills workshop with considerable care and attention to detail. If you are looking for an alternative to the common headstone, or you have gone down the green burial route, we will produce the finest English Oak burial marker for you. These quality handcrafted memorial markers are breathtaking. Completely bespoke with you choice of engraved lettering and carved motifs if required. MakeMeSomethingSpecial memorial plaques are simply stunning.
Our eco friendly engraved solid oak grave markers feature a solid oak plaque mounted on a 3-inch square solid oak post. The post comes 60cm long, giving you at least 30cm to be secured into the ground. The plaque itself is made from a single solid piece of superior grade English Oak, fitting to a substantial solid oak post at 45 degrees.
If you want a wooden burial marker that is of superior quality, with an exceptional finish, you will not be disappointed with our memorial markers. These really are the finest engraved wooden grave markers available on the market.
As with everything we do here at Make Me Something Special, we have spent the time researching and sourcing the perfect materials available. Each oak memorial plaque is handmade from one piece of Air Dried Superior Grade English Oak. This Timber is perfectly seasoned and adjusted for outdoor conditions. You can choose to leave your plaque untreated, finished in Superior Danish Oil or our low maintenance Diamond Coating finish. If you choose untreated your product will weather to a pale silver more quickly. Danish Oil will not only treat the timber but also bring out the timbers natural colour. This has a UV filter to protect the timber but it does require regular upkeep. 2 – 4 times a year to keep it looking its best. Diamond Coating is more glossy but a lot more harder wearing and only requires a top up once a year, however this depend on the weather and where the product is placed. We would recommend twice a year if you want full protection. Top up kits can be ordered over the phone or on our website – see here.
Please Note: It is always worth checking with the cemetery or natural burial site about what they allow with regards to size of memorial plaque and finish.
These beautiful wooden grave markers come with a personalised engraving of your choice up to 100 characters included, however, if this is not enough, you have the option to make this up to 200 characters if more inscription is needed. You have complete control on how you want the layout to be and we can provide a preview once you have placed your order for you to approve before we begin carving.
We also make bespoke grave markers, if you would like to discuss having a grave maker made please do not hesitate to contact us – we will be happy to assist you.
Here at our Surrey Hills workshop we have over 3000 carvings on file, so when it comes to a carved motif to go alongside your engraved lettering on your memorial plaque, we pretty much have everything you could think of. If not we have bespoke service to create and design a carving of your choice. We can even copy designs and digital artworks and logos. All our memorial plaques come with 1 carved motif included. Please note – this does not include artwork to copy.
Small Plaque: 20cm x 30cm (8” x 12”)
Large Plaque: 25cm x 40cm (10” x 16”)
Post: 7.5cm x 7.5cm x 60cm (3” x 3” x 24”)
When it comes to ordering your engraved wooden burial marker it is always a good idea to check with the burial site first. In our experience, most of the sites we supply have strict guidelines when it comes to plaque sizes. If you require a bespoke size plaque, this is not a problem for us to make for you. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
7 – 10 working days. Please be aware this can change daily. If you require an item to be made by a specific date please contact us.
All our handmade memorial markers are made to order. All engravings are in capitals. For lower case lettering, this can be requested at the time of order. Please add this to the note section at checkout or you can contact us via email or phone. All sizes are approximate. All of our green burial memorial markers come fully assembled ready for placing.
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