Easter basket

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 04-06-2012 06:51 PM 5296 reads 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I use the term “basket” loosely, but it’s a project you can crank out in a couple hours. Plenty of time before Easter.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 04-06-2012 06:58 PM

nice project’you kinda look like you have 16,000 plans for this

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 04-06-2012 07:04 PM

Cool video as usual and NICE SAVE!!!! (High fives all around!) I was wondering somewhere around the 4 min mark how you were going to pull this one off, but you didn’t let us down.

Love the tip, too! With all the popularity of “rustic” stuff these days, it really gives you a lot of ‘artistic license’ if things don’t come out exactly as envisioned. ;)

Have a great weekend, Steve. Your avitar is a riot! (May you find all the Easter eggs you hide before they rot!)

Thanks for the smiles! Sheila :D

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 04-06-2012 07:20 PM

These simple holiday projects are often cherished by the young ones for a long time, and they don’t forget them either. The colors are terrific too. Good work Steve.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 04-06-2012 07:29 PM

I hope you didn’t steal this from Ted. You can always get me to laugh with your videos. I now realize why my wife keeps calling me “rustic”. Thanks -Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#5 posted 04-06-2012 07:38 PM

...steal them from Ted?!? I think the real task is to make sure Ted doesn’t steal them from Steve!!!!

Good Luck!

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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#6 posted 04-06-2012 07:42 PM

Is that you’re basket or Wyatt’s…............................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#7 posted 04-06-2012 08:04 PM

M&M’s and a few beers in thar would be good fer me. Happy Easter Steve. Nice build, and gr8 video, as always

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 04-06-2012 08:20 PM

hi Steve great video as always
you are a great entertainer and woodworker
i have a video on woodturning a box egg it should be on YouTube tomorrow
hope you drop by and view it


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Tim Dahn

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#9 posted 04-06-2012 09:28 PM

Cute basket. Your buddy icon looks strangely familiar hmm….

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 04-06-2012 09:47 PM

Steve, you crack me up man. As for the rustic charm? You have no idea how many times the pro’s have had that conversation!

I am submitting an application for the cleaning boy position. Here is my resume’.

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Will you cover moving expenses?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 04-06-2012 10:40 PM

Hi, Steve,
Enjoyed the Easter basket video, but I really enjoyed your new profile picture…. you are morphing into TED.
I think Ted looks like he could be Norm’s evil twin in a parallel woodworking world.

-- jbschutz

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#12 posted 04-06-2012 11:50 PM

Nice basket Steve. Now this is a great project that I will use to lure my grandson into a bit of wood working. Good one, as usual.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#13 posted 04-06-2012 11:58 PM

Wow Todd…you win this week’s overachiever award!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#14 posted 04-07-2012 12:04 AM

Steve his shop stays in that condition. CLEAN!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 04-07-2012 12:35 AM


You are one COOL dude!

Very nice!

Thank you & same to you & ALL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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