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Project by daveysprocket posted 1567 days ago 4542 views 7 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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lew

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#1 posted 1567 days ago

Really Cool!! Bet she really likes them.

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

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 1567 days ago

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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FlyfishermanWoodworker

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#3 posted 1567 days ago

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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sharad

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#4 posted 1567 days ago

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

-- “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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daveysprocket

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#5 posted 1567 days ago

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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richgreer

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#6 posted 1567 days ago

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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daveysprocket

40 posts in 1910 days


#7 posted 1567 days ago

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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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 1566 days ago

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

Dennis

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sdwrage

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#9 posted 1021 days ago

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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