Father. Brother. Son. Partner. Friend. The incredible men in our lives hold so many different roles and impeccable character. It’s important to honor them in a special way. The perfect urn for them should reflect their beautiful memory, personality, and uniqueness, as well as provide a safe resting place for their ashes.
Take your time deciding on an urn, as it is a personal reflection of the amazing man he was in your life. To aid your selection process, listed below are several masculine handcrafted wood urn examples. These are all customizable, so you can show off just the kind of man he was - your pillar of strength, the man of your dreams, a compassionate father, a loving son, or a listening ear.
Sleek Pine Wood Shadow Box Urn
This pinewood urn is simple in design but says a lot with its inspirational message, “Dad, if love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.” It stands 10” x 10” and holds 189 cubic inches of ash. This simple design will fit in with almost any decor.
If you want something similar but smaller, below is a keepsake urn with the same message. It is a 6” x 6” shadow box in the same sleek, masculine design and holds 53 cubic inches of ash.
Wood Photo Urn
This exceptional photo urn is a beautiful statement of love and devotion. This urn shows off the intricate warm grain patterns of the natural wood, providing a manly feel. The natural wood grain and warm colors of the wood are enhanced by the unique 4” x 6” picture slot, so you can display your favorite photo while remembering the good times you had together. This custom-made 12” x 4.5” x 9” urn reads, “Dad, if love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.” This urn holds 175 cubic inches of ashes and comes in maple or cherry wood.
This simple yet sleek solid wood urn holds 49 cubic inches of ashes, making it a great keepsake urn to divide the ashes among loved ones or for a child’s urn (as there are different names and inscriptions available for this style). This urn reads, “Dad until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.” This urn is available in black, cherry, maple and ivory colors. Check out the variations here.
Black Shadow Box Keepsake Urn for Son
This is another keepsake urn or smaller urn for a child that holds about 53 cubic inches of ashes. It’s made of solid pine wood and has the beautiful message, “Son, if love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.” It stands 6” x 6” tall and opens via four screws on the back. One unique perk about this urn is that it has a notch on the back to be mounted on the wall.
Custom Shadow Box Urn for Brother
Similar to the previous urn, this inspirational pinewood urn keeps the memory of your loved one on display with the beautiful inscription, “If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.” This touching urn is 10” x 10” in dimension and holds 189 cubic inches of ashes. It comes in white and black versions.
Cherry Wood Candle Urn
Candle urns are very special. Each time you light the candle, you can visualize the way your loved one brought so much beautiful light into your life.
This cherry wood votive urn holds 65 cubic inches of ashes while offering the warm healing glow of a candle. It reads, ”In Loving Memory. When tomorrow starts without me, we’re not so far apart. For every time you think of me, I’m right here in your heart.” This comfort lantern urn keeps the memory of the loved one aflame in your heart forever.
It makes great gifts for family or friends, especially if you plan to separate the cremains between multiple people.
Tall Cherry Wood Candle Urn
Here is another cherry wood candle urn which holds 70 cubic inches of ashes. This one is great to light during a wedding ceremony if you are missing your father’s presence. The touching verse on the front states, “You are here with us today as we say, ‘I do,’ with love in our hearts and memories of you.” You can walk down the aisle with it in honor of your father walking you down the aisle. To access the urn, unscrew the four Phillips head screws located on the bottom. If you like this style, but not this verse, check out more candle urns here.
Handsome Memorial Keepsake Urn Box
This simple yet stunning masculine keepsake box, features the verse, “Husband, always on my mind forever in my heart.” It holds 100 cubic inches of ashes, making this a great keepsake urn, so the ashes can be split amongst family and friends. It is 9” tall and 4.5” wide. This cherry wood urn is sure to be a touching tribute that will be cherished for years to come.
There are many different versions of this urn that can be found here. Below you can see a similar father urn, except it reads, “Dad, You left me beautiful memories. Your love is still my guide and though I can not see you, you’re always by my side.”
Large Dovetail Cherry Wood Cremation Box
Here is a dovetail cherry wood cremation box, built to hold 291 cubic inches of ash. This urn reads, “Because someone we love is in heaven, there’s a little bit of heaven in our home.” This cremation box makes for a beautiful and simple décor item while serving as a reminder of those precious memories you cherish. It comes in four different sizes to accommodate your preferences. To remove the base, simply unscrew the four Phillips head screws.
Similar to the previous dovetail urn, this one is slightly smaller (8” x 5”) and sports a fisherman happily catching a fish. If the man in your life loved to fish, then consider getting an urn to honor his passion. It is made of solid cherry hardwood and its natural grain pattern lends an elegant yet handsome appearance. You can access the bottom of the urn by unscrewing the 4 Phillips head screws. It holds 83 cubic inches of ash, but larger sizes can be found here.