Basket for my daughter

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Project by syeret posted 07-29-2011 01:24 PM 2569 views 12 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The basket was originally intended to be used as a laundry hamper, but as the design matches a bed I have made a while ago for my daughter ( she asked me to stain it to the same color as her bad and she is going to use it for better uses…

The basked is made out of European beech stained with water based dye and finished with waterborne polyurethane.

In case anyone is interested I have uploaded a sketchup model to the sketchup warehouse at

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#1 posted 07-29-2011 02:26 PM

Great work!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 07-29-2011 02:42 PM

Very cool design and execution….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 07-29-2011 04:12 PM

really nice design man, I like it.

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#4 posted 07-29-2011 05:10 PM

Awesome!! Maybe you need to keep laming them until she uses one as a hamper ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 07-29-2011 08:37 PM

Very nice design!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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#6 posted 08-05-2011 12:26 PM

That is one whole lot of perfect tenons, indestructible I would think. The glue up and cleanup must have been difficult. Beautifully designed and executed. Bravo!

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#7 posted 08-08-2011 11:13 PM

Cool design.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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