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Project by Lori posted 09-06-2007 09:27 PM 1418 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have already started making these baskets as christmas presents.

-- Lori





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bryano

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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.

-- bryano

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Lori

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#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.

-- Lori

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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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mot

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#4 posted 09-06-2007 11:21 PM

Cool…thanks Lori.

-- 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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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)

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Lori

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#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.

-- Lori

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#9 posted 09-08-2007 04:42 AM

Awesome baskets!

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scopemonkey

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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.

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MsDebbieP

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#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..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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