Garden Hod

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Project by daveysprocket posted 01-04-2010 05:46 PM 8760 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these garden hods (baskets) out of leftover cherry pieces that were mostly sapwood. I thought my Mom would like them for Christmas for harvesting and washing fresh veggies from the garden

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#1 posted 01-04-2010 05:54 PM

Really Cool!! Bet she really likes them.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 01-04-2010 06:08 PM

Geat job on those basket, i wished i had a place to store them, i would probaly make one. Looks wondeful.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 01-04-2010 06:12 PM

You are absolutely right. Your Mom truly loved the basket. It is finished beautifully and made really well. Until spring comes, she is going to use it as a magazine rack. Nice job!

-- Bill

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#4 posted 01-04-2010 07:05 PM

Very nice baskets made from scrap. Your mom will like them very much. What are the dimensions?

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 01-04-2010 08:03 PM

They are about 22” long. If I did it again, I’d make them a little smaller and perhaps have the handles go in the other direction. Nice thing is, they don’t take very long to make.

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#6 posted 01-04-2010 08:36 PM

These are very nice. Well done. OTOH – I agree with your idea that maybe they should be a little smaller with the handles running in the other direction.

If I were to make these, I would make the handles pivot and I would make the bodies stackable so they would take up less storage space.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#7 posted 01-04-2010 08:56 PM

I really like the stackable idea. I wonder how we could do it. My wife wants some of these. I’d like to make some improvements and make some more. I think 18” would be more than enough for zucchini and tomatoes.

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#8 posted 01-05-2010 11:31 PM

great basket´s and I´m with rich abaut pivot handles but make them duble it will make it more stabel


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#9 posted 07-05-2011 02:23 AM

Very nice :)

-- "Wisdom comes not with age, but with experience. For the man who lives a sheltered life is not as wise as the boy who dwells in the forest"

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