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I have already started making these baskets as christmas presents.
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#1 posted 09-06-2007 09:51 PM
these baskets are neat. what kind of wood did you use. looks like a long process to build.
#2 posted 09-06-2007 10:18 PM
Thanks. Actually this was a test to see how they came out, so I used a piece of cabinet grade 3/4” ply from the borg. They are suprisingly easy to make. I have been doing them in poplar and red oak and I am going to try a couple of other woods.
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#3 posted 09-06-2007 10:40 PM
Never seen anything like these. Very nice!
-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28
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#4 posted 09-06-2007 11:21 PM
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#5 posted 09-07-2007 05:46 AM
Very neat – do you cut them from a single board, making repetitive circular cuts, then stack them? Please explain how the are cut.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#6 posted 09-07-2007 06:00 AM
Neat Lori. I’ve seen them before but havent tried them.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#7 posted 09-07-2007 01:28 PM
this is on my “gotta try” list… thanks for the inspiration.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
#8 posted 09-07-2007 04:38 PM
Bill, I glued the pattern to a piece of wood. Then you drill small entry holes (staggered through the pattern) and cut it out, starting on the inside. I gave a light sanding to knock the fuzz off. You have to rotate each row a bit and then glue. Finish how you like.
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#9 posted 09-08-2007 04:42 AM
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#10 posted 09-09-2007 10:47 PM
Very cool. Gotta get me a scroll saw!
-- GSY from N. Idaho
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#11 posted 09-09-2007 11:36 PM
Dibbie:You’re partial to the scroll saw. Got any willow that you can use?
I’m sure if there’s a willow there’s a way-o.
-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.
#12 posted 09-10-2007 12:21 AM
oh that’s a good one … where there’s a willow.. hahaha I guess I’ll have to give it a try. Of course, the willow is pretty fragile, not sure how it will take to scroll saw cuts..
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